On July 20, 2021 (Tuesday) at about 6:00 a.m., at Camp Crame Elementary School Covered Court, Camp BGen Rafael T Crame, Quezon City, Police Colonel EBRA M MOXSIR, Deputy Director, Chaplain Service under the command of Police Brigadier General JASON D ORTIZO, Director, led the Eid'l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Congregation and distributed food packs to the worshippers. The ceremony is highlighted with slaughtering of 6 goats as a symbol of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his only son followed by distribution of goats to the less fortunate Muslim families in line with the BARANGAYanihan Program of PGEN GUILLERMO LORENZO T ELEAZAR, Chief, Philippine National Police.
On July 15, 2021, at about 1:45 p.m., Police Brigadier General JASON D ORTIZO, Director, Chaplain Service, together with the CHS Command Group, meets the NASU Field Evaluation and Validation Team of the 120th Police Service Anniversary (PSA) selection for Best National Administrative Support Unit (NASU) led by PBGEN HARRIS R FAMA, Deputy Director, DPCR, held at the PNP CHS Conference Room, Camp BGen Rafael T Crame, Quezon City.
Further, PCOL JAIME C SERIÑA, Chief of Staff, presented the Briefing of Unit Accomplishments. It was followed by the Interview of Unit Commander and Staff, validation of supporting documents and other facilities for operational readiness.
Headquarters Special Action Force, Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City – After 22 years of dedicated service to the Philippine National Police, the Budget and Finance Officer (BFO) of PNP Chaplain Service, PLTCOL RONNIE B ARONG, as the guest of honor and speaker during Monday flag ceremony and awarding of personnel has announced his retirement before SAF troops at Headquarters SAF, Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City today, July 12, 2021.
PLTCOL ARONG entered the PNP Chaplain service in 1999 and practiced pastoral ministry among men and women in uniform service. Early in his career, his pastoral ministry begun by becoming the Spiritual Director of Sword of Gideon, Soldiers of Christ and BLD AFP-PNP. He was assigned in SAF from October 14, 2002 to May 21, 2006 and from February 1, 2019 to October 28, 2019 as he moved on with his pastoral ministry from different parts of the country including some of the Police Regional Offices under PNP Chaplain Service. His effective date of retirement is planned for July 23, 2021, allowing time for his mandatory retirement age on his 56th birthday.
PLTCOL ARONG expressed his delight for the honor accorded to him by SAF. He underscored how SAF molded him in becoming who he is today. “I have been coming back to SAF because by heart belongs to Special Action Force. This is the unit which molded me, gave me joy and brought happiness to my life,” he said.
PLTCOL ARONG mentioned three (3) important things that everyone should do throughout our short-temporary life on earth. “Be happy because our travel on earth is very short; make others happy by becoming the living testimony of being happy and by becoming an inspiration to other people in thoughts, in words and in deeds; and remain humble because nothing is forever and let us use our ranks to serve others and serve more,” he added.
PLTCOL ARONG has a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from Salazar Colleges of Science and Institute of Technology, a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Colegio De Sta Catalina De Alejandria, a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and a Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from Seminario Mayor de San Carlos. He dedicated himself as Jesus Christ Ambassador and messenger by virtue of his profession to SAF among other PNP units and he is the incumbent BFO of the PNP Chaplain Service to retire by virtue of mandatory retirement at the age of 56.