SOLCOM facilitates handover of base support functions from HSG to 2IMB

  • May 19, 2017
  • Ruel M. Orinday

CAMP NAKAR, Lucena City, QUEZON- May 19 (PIA)-- The Southern Luzon Command  (SOLCOM)  facilitated the handover of  base support  function (BSF)  of Headquarters Support Group (HSG), Southern  Luzon  Command to 2nd Installation Management Battalion (2IMB) of the army support command in a ceremony held at the SOLCOM covered court, Camp Nakar, this city on May 17.

The handover of base support function was attended by  Major General  Elmer C. Pabale, Commander, army support command and Lieutenant General  Ferdinand F. Quidilla, commander of Southern Luzon Command and the local media practitioners of Quezon province and ABS-CBN Batangas.

The headquarters support  group  (HSG) of  Southern Luzon Command is currently headed by Major  Genevee Danas as commanding officer catering the base support needs of  SOLCOM will be deactivated and downgraded from headquarters support group to headquarters company.

The 2nd  installation management battalion (2IMB)   of the army support command headed by Colonel Jose B. Broso as commanding officer as commanding officer  will take over the  base support function  and to administer  HSOLCOM  base support  services.

The mission of the 2IMB is to manage an  army  installation   and provide the base support services, Camp Nakar, Lucena City.

The functions of the 2IMB are to provide facility management  and engineering services; manage  and maintain real estate  and lodging facilities, to include family housing in army installation;  provide physical security;  provide health services  to personnel; provide emergency services, transportation and community services inside the camp; provide morale, welfare, recreation and  band services and provide personnel  for ceremonial  activities.

The handover of base  support functions will enable  SOLCOM to focus more on the development support security operation of the AFP in Southern Luzon. (GG/RMO, PIA-Quezon/ with reports from SOLCOM-AFP)

 


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