4ID Kicks Off Christmas Sportsfest 2022

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City – After two years hiatus in physical activities, the 4th Infantry (Diamond) Divison kicked off its Christmas Sportsfest 2022 on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at 4ID Gym, Camp Evangelista, Barangay Patag, this City.

The sports fest, which was attended by six color teams from the different Officers, Enlisted Personnel, and Civilian Human Resources of the Offices and units inside 4ID headquarters, will run from November 8 to 30, 2022, and will be composed of basketball, soccer, badminton, and a shoot fest.

“Keep in mind that the purpose of this event is to foster camaraderie, esprit-de-corps, sportsmanship, and friendship, which I hope will translate into stronger ties, as well as efficiency and productivity in our respective duties and responsibilities in 4ID,” Maj. Gen. Wilbur C Mamawag, Commander, 4ID, says on the purpose of the activity delivered by Col. Joel M Paloma, the Assistant Division Commander, during the opening ceremony.

Furthermore, Maj. Gen Mamawag reminded the troops of the importance of maintaining a healthy body which will also cultivate a sound mind, which is a paramount requirement in fulfilling their mandates in the Philippine Army.

“Let us be reminded that maintaining a healthy form and lifestyle is part and parcel of any military personnel at all times and not just for compliance during physical fitness tests and athletic hours. By doing so, we capacitate ourselves to maintain a fighting form to meet the physical demands required for any combat or duty position, and most importantly, enhances our overall well-being and health,” Maj. Gen. Mamawag said.

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