ORCPA joins Battalion Commanders’ Symposium NOLCOM Leg

The Operations Research Center, Philippine Army (ORCPA) participated in the Northern Luzon Command Leg of Battalion Commanders’ Symposium (BCS) spearheaded by the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations, G3, PA. 

LTC JO-AR A HERRERA (INF) PA, Director of ORCPA, was one the speakers who shared their expertise for the Battalion Commanders’ appreciation. The former spokesperson of Joint Task Force Marawi during the Marawi crisis, LTC HERRERA spoke on the Lessons Learned and Best Practices during the Marawi Campaign. 

The Battalion Commanders’ Symposium is part of the Combat Leadership Enhancement Program of the Philippine Army to promote the development of well-rounded and effective tactical leaders who are able to perform accordingly in the diverse and multifaceted operational environment. 

One of the major initiatives of the PA Command, the BCS is aimed to appraise the Battalion Commanders on the current thrusts, initiatives, and programs of PA. 

This year’s them for BCS is “Adaptable Battalion Commanders, Responding to the Challenge” to emphasize the Battalion Commanders’ critical role in community security, development support, and accomplishing the campaign plan. 

ORCPA addresses Iligan City business group security conference

Kiwalan, Iligan City, July 12, 2018 – LTC JO-AR A HERRERA (INF) PA, Director of Operations Research Center, Philippine Army was the guest speaker in a security conference of Iligan Bay Chamber of Industries LDN, Inc. (IBCI) on July 12, 2018 at Republic Cement Guest House, Kiwalan, Iligan City. 

IBCI is an organization of various large business entities based in Iligan City. 

With the conference theme, “Security as a shared responsibility for a peaceful existence against violence and extremism,” LTC HERRERA provided a presentation and videos emphasizing the lessons learned and proactive measures that will prevent a scenario similar to the Marawi crisis. 

“The conference aims to develop a platform for IBCI to promote coordination and unity among our member-companies and bring together the various industries in Iligan City and Lanao del Norte including our partners and stakeholders,” IBCI president Engr. Ruben Ramilo said. 

The conference also featured sessions with speakers from the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade and the PNP-Iligan City Police Office on the current situation of Iligan City and Lanao del Norte.

July 12, 2018 By ORCPA Admin