Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City – FIVE new Bicol camps and real properties were formally named to pay homage to the heroic Bicolano members of the Philippine National Police. These distinguished individuals have exhibited unwavering dedication and sacrifice in their commitment to protect and serve the community.

President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. signed Proclamation No. 429 on December 20, 2023, designating the following names for camps and real properties in Bicol Region, to wit:

๐‚๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ ๐๐ซ๐ข๐ ๐š๐๐ข๐ž๐ซ ๐†๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ฅ ๐‹๐ฎ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐จ ๐๐š๐๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐š ๐€๐ซ๐ž๐ฃ๐จ๐ฅ๐š – A donated lot in Brgy. Balogo, Pasacao, Camarines Sur, now stands as a tribute to the valiant service and heroic deeds of the Bicolano hero Ludovico Padilla Arejola, a patriotic revolutionist and native son of Camarines Sur who fought against the Americans during the Filipino-American War in the province of Camarines Sur.

๐‚๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ ๐‚๐š๐ฉ๐ญ๐š๐ข๐ง ๐’๐š๐ฅ๐ฏ๐š๐๐จ๐ซ ๐‰๐š๐ฎ๐œ๐ข๐š๐ง ๐๐ž๐ฅ ๐‘๐จ๐ฌ๐š๐ซ๐ข๐จ, ๐’๐ซ. – The lot donated to PRO5, where the Albay Police Provincial Office is now situated, is named in honor of Captain Salvador Jaucian del Rosario, Sr.a native of Ligao City, Albay, a war veteran and death march survivor who died in line of duty after volunteering in a mopping out operation of Japanese snipers in Mt. Quittwinan, Camalig, Albay on April 29, 1945;

๐‚๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐จ๐ง๐ž๐ฅ ๐‰๐ฎ๐š๐ง ๐๐ฎ๐ž๐ซ๐ฎ๐›๐ข๐ง ๐Œ๐ข๐ซ๐š๐ง๐๐š – The present location of Camarines Sur Police Provincial Office is now named after Colonel Juan Querubin Miranda, the 1st representative of the 1st District of Camarines Sur from 1946-1949. He led the revolution against the Japanese invaders and authored the law declaring Naga City an independent Chartered City in Camarines Sur.

๐‚๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ ๐๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐Œ๐š๐ฑ ๐‰๐ข๐ฆ ๐“๐ซ๐ข๐š – The 504th Maneuver Company, Regional Mobile Force Battalion 5 in Brgy. Esperanza, Pilar, Sorsogon, is named after PCPT MAX JIM TRIA, a native of Virac, Catanduanes, member of the โ€œFallen 44 who was known as the โ€œLast Man Standingโ€ during the bloody encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, on January 25, 2015.

Meanwhile, Proclamation No. 430, also signed by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., renamed the Camarines Sur 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company Headquarters as “๐Ÿ๐‹๐“ ๐‚๐š๐ซ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฌ ๐‘๐š๐Ÿ๐š๐ž๐ฅ ๐๐š๐ณ ๐ˆ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐š๐ฅ.” This is in honor of 2LT Carlos Rafael Paz Imperial of the Philippine Constabulary, who displayed gallantry and bravery in an encounter against 40 heavily armed Communist Terrorists at Sitio Bariis, Brgy. San Jose, Tinambac, Camarines Sur, on February 8, 1989.

These named camps and real properties symbolize the gratitude and reverence that the Bicol region holds towards these brave heroes. The dedication of these locations is a testament to their tireless efforts in preserving peace and security in the area. This gesture also reminds all that their sacrifices are not forgotten, and their contributions are forever acknowledged. (via kasurog bicol)