AFP joins ‘Brigada Eskwela 2011’

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines through its National Capital Region Command (NCRCom) will join the Department of Education in launching the annual National Schools Maintenance Week also known as the Brigada Eskwela Kick-Off Caravan on Monday, May 23, at the DepEd central office in Pasig.

The AFP NCRCom will deploy and mobilize about 900 of its personnel and reservists to help 200 different high schools and elementary schools all over NCR. The unit’s assistance will last until May 28.

According to M/Gen Tristan M. Kison, Commander of the AFPNCRCom, they can extend their service until the opening of classes.

“The task of AFP NCRCom is to provide the needed manpower assistance to DepEd and we will ensure that the launching will run smoothly and that the AFP NCRCom will do its best to contribute to the success of the Brigada Eskwela,” said Kison. Verlin Ruiz

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