by Japhet Shem G. Naungayan, PCNHS Intern

PANABO CITY – The Naval Reserve Center Eastern Mindanao (NRCen-EM) conducted the Local Annual General Tactical Inspection (LAGTI) of the 723rd Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Units (NROTCU) Affiliate in Davao del Norte State College (DNSC).

The inspection was held on April 6, 2024, at the DNSC Sports Complex. The activity was part of the implementation of the National Service Training Program (NSTP) ROTC component in the College and was done to assess the proficiency and training accomplishments of the unit.

It was attended by College President Joy M. Sorrosa, Vice President for Academic Affairs Girley S. Gumanao, and other college officials. Also in attendance were representatives of the Philippine Navy, including Capt. Ronald Rey R. Labastida PN (GSC), Commander of NRCen-EM and Chair of the LAGTI Team.

He commended the performance of the DNSC affiliate unit, “Based on the drills that you have executed, it is evident that you exceeded the performance of the first inspection. Congratulations!”

Part of the inspection activity included drills, a ceremonial parade, a display of platoon tactics, a skills exhibition, and comprehensive examinations for Military Science students.