CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – The Civil Service Commission conferred the ‘Gantimpala Agad Award’ and PNP medals to deserving PRO1 personnel during the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony held at the PRO1 Grandstand, Camp Florendo, Parian, City of San Fernando, La Union, Monday morning.

During the ceremony, Dir. Hedy Jose B Lardizabal, Regional Director, ServiceCommission, and Dir. Edgar F Asuncion, Provincial Director, CSC La Union Field Office together with PRO1 Regional Director, PBGen Emmanuel B Peralta and members of the Command Group led the conferment of ‘Gantimpala Agad Award’and Medalya ng Kadakilaan to Patrolman Heferson D Otanes for his heroic deed of rescuing a drowning minor at the West Philippine Sea along the vicinity of Bangar, La Union on August 7, 2021.

Medalya ng Papuri was also awarded to Police Senior Master Sergeant Marlon P Panitan and Patrolman Jerick Dapuyen Pascua who responded on the same incident.In his message, the Regional Director of Civil Service Commission, Dir. Hedy Jose BLardizabal lauded the men and women of Police Regional Office 1 for their years of exemplary behavior to the point of sacrificing their lives in the name of public service.

He also highlighted the purpose of recognizing the efforts of the PNP through the conferment of the Gantimpala Agad Award. “We hope that it will serve as an example and inspiration for all of you to extend your best, to give your best at all times regardless of the risk of your job,’’ he added.

Gantimpala Agad Award is given to employees commended by clients for their courtesy, promptness, efficiency, and dedication to duty (CSC).