The Philippine Navy (PN) joined the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP) in commemoration of the National Peace Consciousness Month 2014, with the theme: “Nagkakaisang Bayan para sa Kapayapaan”.
A simultaneous Flag Raising Ceremony, recitation of the Harmony Prayer and reiteration of the Pledge of Peace were collectively conducted by PN personnel all over the country in support of this event.
The activity aboard headquarters Philippine Navy was headed by the Vice Commander, PN, Rear Adm. Isabelo H Gador who eventually read the message of the Flag Officer In Command, Philippine Navy (FOIC,PN), Vice Adm. Jesus C Millan.
“As we sail and strive for this enduring peace, let us remember that peace cannot be attained by a single entity or organization, it should be accomplished through collective and unified effort, involving all agencies, organizations and even individuals,” stressed in the message of the FOIC, PN.
“It is but timely to remember the brave sailors and marines who greatly contributed to this battle for peace – the peace that we all enjoy in this present time. Let us all exemplify the same strength and dedication they offered in safeguarding our mother land,” he added.
This activity entails that the Navy is one with the entire Filipino citizenry in aspiring for a peaceful Philippines and supports the peace processes in the pursuit of a permanent and peaceful closure of all armed conflict in the country.