The 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) based in Camp General Macario Peralta Jr., Jamindan, Capiz is now calling on interested applicants to join the enlisted force of the Philippine Army (PA).
The 3ID joined the one-day job fair at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol on Wednesday, hoping to recruit more interested wannabee soldiers in Panay Island and in Negros
3ID personnel chief Lt. Col. Jonathan Gayas said any applicant who will be recruited this year will be reserved for next year’s quota after they already recruited last month 300 candidate soldiers composed of 285 males and 15 females.
In fact, Gayas said the six-month basic military training of these newly-recruited soldiers has already started on July 1 at the 3ID’s training camp in Jamindan.
Gayas added newly-recruited soldiers will replace those soldiers who were already dead, absence without official leave (AWOL), dismissed and retired.
Interested applicants must possess the following qualifications: (1) natural born Filipino citizen; (2) unmarried and without dependent; (3) has completed the second year of a collegiate course from an educational institution recognized by the government: in case of a male applicant, is a high school graduate who possesses technical or special skills; or, in case of female applicant, is high school graduate who possesses technical or special skills necessary in the performance of non-combatant/administrative duties; (4) must be between 18-26 years old; (5) five feet in height for both male and female; (6) physically and mentally fit for military training.
Applicants are advised to bring their college diploma/vocational course certificate; transcript of record; birth certificate (NSO) and valid Identification Card.
The required qualifications can be viewed at the Philippine Army recruitment website at http://www.army.mil.ph. IMT