7ID Ecologically Celebrates Independence Day

    photo3FORT MAGSAYSAY, NUEVA ECIJA – The 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division celebrates the 120th Philippine Independence Day which was started by a Flag Raising Ceremony at 7:30 in the morning, today.

    A tree planting activity was also conducted in connection with the Philippine Independence Day which is the highlight of the division’s celebration.

    After the Flag Raising and the reading of the Chief of Staff Armed Forces of the Philippines’ message, the Officers and Enlisted Personnel led by Major General Felimon T Santos Jr AFP, Commander of 7ID proceeded to the covered court for a short program prior to the tree planting proper.

    7ID troops planted fruit bearing trees with a total of 234 seedlings. The objective of the tree planting is to help heal the environment by cleaning the air, improving soil quality, preventing erosion, creating animal habitat, sustaining valuable water sources and providing healthy nutrition.

    MGen Felimon T. Santos, Jr., Commander of 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division said that this is the right time that we do something for our environment now that we are free. He emphasized the division’s efforts on the strict implementation of waste segregation. He also said that caring for the environment also requires discipline.

    It can be recalled that waste management is a big issue nowadays and 7ID is taking up proper measures on the said subject.

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