THE Army's 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division is set to celebrate its 49th founding anniversary this May with a series of activities anchored on its theme "Strong, United, and Reliable Spearhead Troopers @ 49."

The month-long celebration will include various events such as a photo collage-making contest, fun run, fun shoot, and Holy Mass celebration.

The division will host a wreath-laying ceremony, the opening of 10-Door Apartment 1, anniversary get-togethers, and a commemorative program that will be highlighted by the presentation of plaques of appreciation to stakeholders on the culminating day.

The event will highlight the 3ID's current capabilities and readiness while also paying tribute to the men and women who have served in it throughout the years.

Since its founding in 1974, the 3ID has had a long and illustrious history of service to the nation, making a substantial contribution to several operations and missions.

The 3ID has been noted for its discipline, courage and unwavering commitment to duty.

Now, the 3ID remains at the forefront of the country's defense, prepared to respond to any threat at any time.

The unit proclaims its commitment to always remain "Strong, Unified, and Dependable Spearhead Troopers," ready to serve and protect the people of Western and Central Visayas, as it marks its 49th year of dedicated service to the public.

The personnel of 3ID reaffirms their commitment to helping the public and upholding peace and stability at the anniversary celebration.

The division's anniversary commemorates the troops who have served and continue to serve the country with dignity and integrity. (SunStar Philippines)