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CANNONEERS MEDCAP  |  4FAB Participate in Community Outreach Activities

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (DWDD) – In coordination with various partners in its area of support, the 4FAB under the leadership of LTC Danilo E Estranero participated in community outreach activities in Brgy Pigsag-an, Cagayan de Oro City on March 2, 2018.

These community outreach activities involving a medical civic action program (MEDCAP), feeding and gift giving activities were initiated by the Tactical Operations Group-10, Philippine Air Force with partnership of Soriano Philippines Community Health Foundation; Cagayan De Oro Eagles Club; Medical and Dental Team of 4ID; Physicians from Northern Mindanao Medical Center and J.R. Borja Hospital; Personnel from 65IB; Personnel of 4FAB; Personnel from 58IB; Department of Health; City Veterinary Office; City Agriculture Office; City Health Office; PNP PS-08; ACDI MPS and Local Officials of said Brgy.

The unit prepared the meal for the feeding program, provided transportation and manpower assistance and a team of barbers who conducted free haircut services. Prior to the start of the activity, the KM 250 and KM 450 vehicles of the unit transported the participants and necessary equipment going to the site. During the activity, the committed 4FAB cannoneers assisted the beneficiaries in distributing the nutritious meal to the children and adults who lined-up for a taste.

Also, in no time, the “4FAB barbers” started cutting the hair of those who availed of the free haircut services.

The MEDCAP and feeding were very successful with a total of 290 beneficiaries for Medical and 40 for tooth extraction. 52 availed of the “libreng gupit”, 60 animals were vaccinated, 133 availed of the reading glasses, 400 were benefited the assorted fruit bearing trees while 300 savored the nutritious meal package prepared for the activity.

The activity made a profound impact to the residents as they revealed that seldom was their place made a venue of such event. They conveyed their sincerest thanks to the organizers and the troops for the services provided to them. 4FAB / MCAG

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