Camp Bautista, Jolo, Sulu – August 16, 2023
Around 23 military personnel with 3 dependents of the 11th Infantry “Alakdan” Division availed the Rest and Recreation Flight after months of rendering peace and security duty in Sulu on August 15, 2023.
The troops were transported from Jolo Airport, Jolo, Sulu through the Philippine Air Force C-130 aircraft with tail number 5040 to Metro Manila.
In a statement, Maj. Gen. Ignatius N. Patrimonio, Commander of the 11th Infantry Division expressed his profound gratitude for the free flight. It is very convenient especially troops residing in Luzon.
“It is a privilege for our personnel to avail this flight. While we perform our duties, we thank the Armed Forces of the Philippines for looking out the morale of our troops through this Rest and Recreation Flight. Rest assured that your Alakdan Troopers will continue to serve in realizing the inclusive peace Sulu aspires for. "