Camp Lukban, Catbalogan City – The Army Recruitment Office for Visayas based in Camp Lapu-lapu, Cebu City will conduct a series of Philippine Army Aptitude Test Battery (PAATB) and other pre-entry examinations for Officer Candidate Course (OCC), Officer Preparatory Course (OPC) and Probationary Training Course (POTC) to all aspiring and interested applicants from Eastern Visayas and Bohol province.
The examinations will be facilitated by the personnel from the Army Recruitment Office from February 20-26, 2013 on the following dates and venues as indicated:
a. February 20 at Headquarters 803rd Brigade, Camp Sumoroy, Catarman, Northern Samar;
b. February 21 at Headquarters 8th Infantry Division, Philippine Army, Camp Vicente Lukban, Catbalogan City, Samar; February 22 at Leyte Colleges, Tacloban City;
c. February 23 at Headquarters 8th Regional Community Defense Group (RCDG), Army Reserve Command (ARESCOM), Camp Downes, Ormoc City;
d. February 24, 2013 at Saint Joseph College, Maasin City and;
e. February 25-26, 2013 at 702nd Community Defense Center, 7RCDG, ARESCOM, Tagbilaran City.
Cpt Gene Orense, the Spokesman of the 8th Infantry Division said that any qualified natural born Filipino citizen are welcome to join the military service.
“If you are 21-31 years of age, single, at least 5 ft. in height (male or female), baccalaureate degree holder, and will be able to pass the PAATB with a minimum score of 110 points, you can join the POTC and OCC. Those who are commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in the reserve force can join the Officer Preparatory Course,” Cpt Gene Orense, 8ID Spokesman said.
Examinees must bring along the following original documents during the examination: NSO Birth Certificate; Transcript of Record; College Diploma; ballpen and pencil.
For further clarifications and inquiries, please feel free to contact TSg Noel D Cabides at the Office of the Procurement Section, Army Personnel Management Center, PA, through this mobile number 09283795781.