Diamond Troopers Reaffirms Oath to AFP Code of Conduct

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City – In celebration of the 33rd Anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Code of Conduct, the Diamond Troopers of the 4th Infantry (Diamond) Division reaffirmed their oath to the AFP Code of Conduct during the simultaneous flag-raising ceremony on October 23, 2023, at the 4ID Headquarters, Camp Evangelista, Brgy. Patag, Cagayan de Oro City.

4ID Commander Major General Jose Maria R Cuerpo II spearheaded the ceremony, along with the Officers, Enlisted Personnel, and Civilian Human Resources of 4ID. Moreover, Brigadier General Joel M. Paloma, the 4ID Assistant Division Commander, 4ID, led the oath-taking which symbolized the troops’ collective commitment and adherence to the Code of Conduct.

The activity was highlighted with the reading of the message of the Chief of Staff Armed Forces of the Philippines General Romeo S Brawner Jr. by MGen Cuerpo to the attendees. In his message, the CSAFP accentuated the organization and each member’s responsibility to always uphold the principles and values enshrined in the AFP Code of Conduct.

“As a member of a public institution, it is the responsibility of every men and women of the AFP to uphold integrity and honors as they execute their mandated duty to serve the nation. The AFP Code of Conduct serves as a framework on how we ought to carry ourselves with professionalism and transparency, and in keeping our ultimate objective not only being capable but also a trusted organization that is composed of trustworthy individuals,” the CSAFP remarked. 

Meanwhile, MGen Cuerpo II underscored the importance of the Code of Conduct as it served as a powerful reminder of the organization’s role in promoting good governance, discipline, professionalism, and service to the people. Further, he enjoined the troops to always abide by and commit to the principles of ethics and integrity set forth in the AFP Code of Conduct in accomplishing the organization’s mandated tasks and daily endeavors.

“Again, to Joint Task Force Diamond members, 4th Infantry Division, men, women, and the families of 4ID, let us continue and always be guided by the Code of Conduct as we pursue and ensure that we are able to accomplish the given task ahead of us,” MGen Cuerpo II said.

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