Philippine Army-HERO Foundation Independence Day Celebration 2015

PA-HERO Independence Day Celebration 2015

Phil Army designed the exhibit as if it was a detachment camp with this arc as the entrance

June 12 marks the annual Philippine Independence Day Celebration and this year, HERO Foundation, Inc. joined the Philippine Army (PA) once again in celebrating at the Bonifacio High Street mall grounds last June 13-14, 2015 (Saturday and Sunday). Imparting their skills and abilities to this year’s celebration is Team Redwing, a group of air-soft enthusiasts who willingly shared their time and knowledge in target shooting using air-soft guns to be able to raise funds for HERO Foundation and awareness on proper gun handling techniques.

PA HERO Exhibit- Mini Zipline

Mini-zipline for kids and kids at heart manually operated by the representative from the rescue group of the PA

PA HERO Exhibit-Camou Face Paint

The Camou-Face Booth with representatives from the Special Forces

PA HERO Exhibit -Riffle Assembly Dis-assembly

Riffle Assemby-Dis-assembly Booth manned by the Scout Rangers

The Phil Army Independence Day Celebration showcased the capability of our Philippine Army including their various competencies and talents. Attractions set in the event are: Airsoft Target Range courtesy of Team Redwing, Mini-zipline by the Army Rescue Team, static display by the Special Forces and Scout Rangers, Camou Face Booth, Riffle Assembly-Disassembly and photo wall in jungle setting.

Phil Army Band Performance

The Pilippine Army Marching Band performing before the crowd at Bonifacio High Street

The Phil Army Explosive and Ordinance Disposal (EOD) or the bomb squad and the K-9 sniffing dog units also exhibited their stunts followed by the Rifle Drill and the PA Marching Band. The activities last until night time with performance from the PA Combo Band, Brass Band and HERO Volunteer band, Kilos.

Kilos Band with HERO Scholars

L-R: Chino Sison (Vocalist of Kilos), Connie Caberto (HERO Scholar), Kevin Vega (Drummer-Kilos), Vina Abes, Sarah Baladjay (HERO scholars), and Dunne Mamhot (Bass Guitarist-Kilos)

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Brave, dedicated and creative men and women of the Civil Military Operations Group of the Philippine Army (CMOG PA)

Attendance of the Commanding General of the Philippine Army, LtGen Hernando DCA Irriberi, AFP, together with his whole family and other commanding chiefs were also witnessed.

HERO Supporter Donating

A mall goer happily sharing his blessing to HERO Foundation upon learning about its cause

HERO T-Shirt Selling

HERO Foundation was able to sell 364 pieces of HERO Tee shirts. Proceeds of the sales will go to the educational fund for the scholars

The event is the second time for HERO Foundation to participate with the Philippine Army. HERO’s first exhibit with the Army was in March 2015 during the Philippine Army 118th Anniversary at the same venue in Bonifacio High Street .

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