Governor Aris Aumentado welcomed Col. Edgat Mangabay, INF (GSC) PA, Group Commander 7 Regional Community Defense Group (RCDG); LTC Lino Garsuta (GSC) PA, Batallion Commander 702 RRIBN; LTC Rey Anguis, Director, 702nd CDC; and LTC Liza M. Quirog PA (MNSA) (RES), Executive Office (EX-O) 702nd RRIBN at the CPG Hall, last September 2, 2022.The courtesy visit of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP Bohol) Officials informed the governor regarding the status of the 702 Community Defense Center(CDC).

The Army officials of Bohol also discussed two key concerns: 1) livelihood assistance for the reservists; and 2) as per RA 7077, funding for a mobilization center that can also be used as a training facility.

The Governor requested the officials to submit an activity design for the livelihood project for the provincial government to study which areas they can help with. As for their vehicle request, the governor also asked for an official request. The governor promised to look into their needs for inclusion in the next year’s budget. (MAEP)