Panacan, Davao City – Task Force Haribon of the Eastern Mindanao Command held a send-off ceremony in the morning of January 13, 2017 at Naval Station Felix Apolinario, Panacan, Davao City.
The forces will support the Philippine National Police in securing the launching and other related activities of ASEAN ‘17 in Davao City.
The forces deployed comprises of troops and equipment coming from air force, navy and army. It includes Explosive Ordnance Demolition Teams, K-9, Medical Teams and Quick Reaction Forces.
Other AFP assets deployed were armored vehicles, helicopters, ambulances and military trucks necessary in case of emergency.
BGen Gilbert I. Gapay Commander Joint Task Force Haribon led the send off and encourage the troops to give their best in this critical mission.
“Sa mission na to ibigay natin ang dedikasyon natin na syang tunay na marka ng isang kawal, mandirigma at manlalayag”.
The Task Force Haribon is expected to employ about 2000 personnel during the ASEAN.