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Light-A-Candle for Peace

Published: Friday, 11 October 2013

Camp Gen. Artemio Ricarte, Puerto Princesa City – The Western Command supports the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP)’s quest for a just and lasting peace for the Philippines, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 675 declaring the month of September as National Consciousness Month.

As the government offices and military camps across the nation perform a simultaneous light-a-candle for peace" activity on Sept. 28, the Western Command led by the commander 6th Civil Relations Group, Major Oliver Bañaria representing the Commander of WESCOM, Lt. Gen. Rustico O. Guerrero; at around 6pm lit candles at the grounds of Camp Gen. Artemio Ricarte in Puerto Princesa City. 

 “We are doing this to encourage the public that by lighting a candle outside their homes, of course with safety reminders, to express their concern for our nation and in so doing, also remembering our fallen heroes who gave their lives for peace,” Bañaria said as he delivered the message of the Commander WESCOM.

WESCOM’s candle lighting activity was also participated by teachers and students of the WESCOM Elementary School in support Pres. Proc. No. 675. ––END 

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