Monday, May 30, 2011

PAF holds medical mission, 400 people benefit in Maguindanao

More than 400 people benefitted from a medical mission conducted by the Philippine Air Force in Maguindanao province. (Mindanao Examiner Photo – Alloha Solmerano)

MAGUINDANAO, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / May 30, 2011) – Philippine soldiers held a medical mission on a village in the southern province of Maguindanao, benefitting more than 400 people, officials said Monday.

Officials said the soldiers, who were members of the Philippine Air Force’s Tactical Operation Group 12 under 3rd Air Division, also provided free medicines to villagers in Kusiong in Datu Odon Sinsuat town.

The weekend humanitarian mission was part of the air force’s commitment to community, officials said.

Village officials praised the soldiers for the community outreach program and hailed those who took part in the medical mission. (Alloha Solmerano)

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