DND chief to EMC troops: Remain apolitical in coming polls

February 3, 2016 11:57 am 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin reminded all officers and enlisted personnel of the Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) to remain apolitical in the forthcoming May 9 elections.

Gazmin made the statement during his visit to the EMC in Panacan, Davao City on Tuesday.

“You have to remain apolitical and not get involved in any partisan political activity,” he added.

In the same vein, Gazmin also lauded all the officers, men and women of the EMC led by Major Gen. Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero for making huge steps in winning the peace in the region.

He also highlighted major acquisition in the ongoing military modernization program.

The DND chief's presence at EMC headquarters at Naval Station Felix Apolinario, Panacan, Davao City is part of his field visits to the unified commands to personally meet military field commanders and units and assess the security situation in the area. (PNA)

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