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Robredo visits 9th Infantry Division at Camp Elias Angeles to thank military for their service

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Vice President Leni Robredo has paid a visit to the 9th Infantry Division at Camp Elias Angeles in Pili, Camarines Sur to personally thank the military for their service.

Robredo said that she paid her respects to the army for extending their help to the residents of Bicol, especially in times of Calamities.

“Visited the 9th Infantry Division at Camp Elias Angeles this morning, to thank our troops for their service, as they help maintain peace and security here in Bicol and assist in humanitarian and disaster response whenever calamities strike the region,” Robredo said.

The Vice President also thanked them for the security they afforded to her everytime she visits Bicol.

“I personally wanted to convey my thanks as well for the security assistance they give whenever I have engagements here,” she said.

“I wish them all the best as they continue to perform their duties for Bicol and for the country as a whole,” the vice president said.

While in Bicol, Robredo also led the gift giving to the residents under the care of Missionaries of the Poor in Naga City.

Robredo said that these people are close to the heart of her family as they became part of their holiday tradition.

“The residents under the care of the Missionaries of the Poor in our hometown, Naga City, have been close to my family’s heart for years, and visiting them at Christmastime was part of our holiday traditions,” the Vice President said.

“Many things have changed, but the warmth and cheer that they show to us, despite the difficulties they face every day, remind us of that inherent hope in our hearts,” she added.