A Hero’s Welcome for Philippine Marines’ Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT) 7 was rendered at Sangley Point in Cavite. The said MBLT has been deployed to Mindanao for 1 decade to fight terrorism.
Prior to the said MBLT’s arrival, Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT) 2 was deployed to Sultan Kudarat province. MBLT 7 operated in Sultan Kudarat.
Capt. Victor Donque, Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) spokesperson, said the 2nd Marine Battalion undergone intensified training on both lectures and practical exercises on administrative matters, military tactics, simulated military planning, live-fire maneuvers, marksmanship and rigid physical fitness activities.
He added the unit also participated in the recently concluded Philippine and US Amphibious Landing Exercise.
Prior re-training, Donque said the 2nd Marine Battalion has earned numerous victories against lawless elements and terrorists in the southern part of the Philippines.
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