Class Valiente: The New Batch of ACQCM Students Who Completed Military Training
ACQ College of Ministries, Inc. (ACQCM) recently celebrated the graduation of 69 students who completed their Military Orientation Training (MOT). The students, known as “Class Valiente,” successfully finished their month-long military training under the guidance of the SMNI Philippine Army Affiliated Reservist Unit (PAARU), founded by Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy.
They held the closing ceremonies on September 19, 2023, at Tamayong, Calinan, Davao City. Chaplain Brigadier General Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy graced the event and also served as one of the Guests of Honor and Speakers. Other notable attendees included BGen Allan D. Hambala, Commander of the 10th Infantry Division; BGen Consolito P. Yecla, Deputy Commander of EASTMINCOM; and BGen Marion T. Angcao, Commander of the 1003rd Brigade.
In his address, Pastor Apollo acknowledged the significant contribution of the men in uniform due to their love for the country. He also congratulated the trainees of Class 2023 Valiente, reminding them to remain brave and courageous in serving the Philippines and the Almighty Father through the Son.
Several trainees received recognition for their outstanding performance during MOT. David Axel Manaday earned the Corps Commander Leadership Award for his excellent leadership skills. Marjorie Molero and Daryl Gasmin were recognized for their Excellence in Physical Fitness. Daniela Ramirez, Clear Bayang, Jera Veil Capada, Joshua Mabuna, and Mark Jericho Sonsona all achieved Excellence in Marksmanship Awards.
The students are being trained to become future ministers and patriotic citizens who will be catalysts of change. This ceremony marked the culmination of their Basic Military Orientation Course and prepared them for their Bible School proper to commence after MOT.