IMUS CITY, Cavite – The seven cities and 16 towns of the province of Cavite simultaneously commemorated National Heroes’ Day, Monday, August 29, 2022, in their respective historical places, hero’s monuments, city and municipal halls at 8:00 a.m. with this year’s theme: “Kabayanihan Tungo sa Pagkakaisa at Pag-unlad”.
Police Lt. Col. Sherwin Maglana, Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the Cavite Police Provincial Office (PPO) led the entire provincial police force in celebrating the heroes’ day coinciding with the flag-raising ceremony at Cavite PPO grounds, Camp BGen Pantaleon Garcia, Barangay Poblacion here.
The National Heroes Day or “Araw ng mga Bayani” commemorates the courage of great Filipino heroes, past and present, who have given much to the cause of freedom, justice, and Philippine independence and nationhood. It recognizes the courage of all Filipino heroes who have battled and struggled for the nation’s freedom.
In Trece Martires City, P/Lt. Col. Jonathan Asnan, OIC of the Trece Martires CPS (Community Precinct Station) led the celebration of National Heroes’ Day at the Thirteen Martyrs Monument, Bgy. San Agustin.
In Bacoor City, Lt. Col. Gilbert Cruz led the flag-raising and wreath-laying at the Battle of Zapote Bridge.
In Tagaytay City, P/Lt. Col. Charles Daven Capagcuan, local police here conducted also conducted a flag-raising ceremony and awarding of certificate of commendation to the personnel of Tagaytay City CPS held in front of Tagaytay Component City Police Station, Akle St. in Bgy. Kaybagal South,
Moreover, Capagcuan spearheaded the wreath-laying ceremony at United States Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE), Philippine Army, 401st Infantry Division, Bgy. Kaybagal South, Tagaytay City.
The ceremony was conducted to honor the past and present heroes in the Philippines who sacrificed their lives for the Filipino people, especially those who fought for the country’s independence in the revolution.