On November 9, 2019, the 2nd Mechanized Infantry (MAKASAG) Battalion, Armor Division, Philippine Army (PA) conducted Joint Foot March with the 1202nd Ready Reserved Infantry Battalion, PA headed by LTC Suharto T Mangudadatu (Res) PA together with LGU Esperanza municipality headed by Hon Vice Mayor Basilio San Miguel Jr and also participated by BPATS and different organization from Brgy Dansuli, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat.
The Foot March started from Brgy Ala, Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat bound to Cultural & Sports Complex, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat. The activity is in line with the month-long celebration of the unit’s 20th Founding Anniversary.
On the other hand, a static display was conducted featuring the readiness and defense capabilities of 2nd Mechanized Battalion in securing its area of operation through a Capability Demonstration performed by one Mechanized Team.
Lieutenant Colonel Omar V Orozco, commanding officer, extended his gratitude to the LGU of Esperanza Municipaity and LGU of the Sultan Kudarat Province for the utmost participation, support, and recognition of the unit’s endeavor in strengthening and promoting the stronger bond with the reserve units in nation building and promoting peace and development in the unit’s area of operation. 2nd Mechanized Infantry