Reg’l Annual Administrative Tactical Inspection conducted

The Regional Annual Administrative Tactical Inspection (RAATI ) 2016  was conducted last January 26  at the ISAT U Parade Grounds.

University officials, faculty members and staff, students and parents attended the event held  at 7:30 a.m.

 Prior to the tactical inspection, the vice presidents, deans and directors of the university gathered for the Commandant’s Briefing at the New Board Room. 

 During  the tactical inspection proper,  Lt..Col.. Evan M. Bermudo, Infantry General Staff,  Philippine Army Commandant, introduced  Col.Artemio M. Espinosa, General Staff Philippine Army Reserve and Chairman for RAATI  2015-2016.

In his message, Dr. Raul F. Muyong, University President, stressed the importance of military training. He said that  it  is very important because it teaches young cadets to become disciplined citizens of the country and they  learn the values of courtesy, loyalty, patriotism and love for service and country. 

Dr. Muyong also mentioned that ROTC cadets and reservists played an important role during World War II. They fought against the Japanese and provided assistance, rescue, relief and rehabilitation in times of natural calamities.

The president's message was followed by the inspection proper and termination of evaluation. The activities were divided into two: administrative and tactical aspect.

After the afternoon's activities, Col. Espinosa, RAATI Chairman for 2015-2016,  announced the results. ISAT U Army ROTC Unit earned 90.01 out of 100 points. 

The overall results can be seen below:

Formerly called as the Iloilo School of Arts and Trades, the ISAT U Army ROTC Unit has its humble beginnings in  1949. By the order of Col. Causing, the school was authorized to conduct a course of instruction for Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).

Earlier this year, the ROTC participated in the Dinagyang 2016 Crowd Control and has undergone the 10th and 11th Week of ROTC Regular Instruction. 

The commandant and training staff of   the ISAT U Army  ROTC Unit  for AY 2015-2016 are the following: