Army Reserve Command tests operational readiness of active ROTC units

The Army Reserve Command of the Philippine Army conducted a Regional Annual Administrative and Tactical Inspection of approximately 3,000 cadets and cadettes from the Reserve Officer Training Corps of different educational institutions in National Capital Region. The inspection was held at at the ROTC Hunters Guerilla Field, Headquarters Philippine Army in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City on Sunday, March 15.

The RAATI is an annual activity of the ARESCOM which entails actual inspection of all activated Army ROTC units in the area operation. BGen. Paolo Leo Ma G. Miciano is the commander of Army Reserve Command.

According to Philippine Army, the inspection aims to test the units’ degree of administrative efficiency, training management, proficiency, and quality of training attained by the Corps of Cadets. These includes Administrative Inspection, Ceremonial Parade, Rank Inspection, Operation Order writing, Map Reading, Assembly and Disassembly of M16 Rifle and Cal. 45 pistol, Company Drill, Method of Instructions, Small Unit Tactics and Disaster Response and Rescue Operations.

RAATI also intends to test the operational readiness of the ROTC units and allow the students to experience the real meaning of basic soldiery.