The Western Visayas College of Science and Technology ROTC underwent the Regional Annual Administrative Tactical Inspection yesterday, February 26, 2014.

Before the ceremonial parade, a briefing was conducted between the College Administration headed by VP for Admin and Finance, Dr. Nehema K. Misola, VP for Research and Extension, Dr. Carmelo V. Ambut and OIC VP for Academic Affairs and Campus Administrator, Dr. Manuel A. Sanchez, Jr. and other key officials and the RAATI Team, headed by Capt. Annie Rose Puno, who represented Col. Pascual Luis D. Bedia, CAV MNSA (GSC) of the Philippine Army. Engr. Christian Misola of the Environmental Safety and Security Department, gave a presentation of the history and background of the WVCST-ROTC Unit.

The main objectives of the Tactical Inspection according to Capt. Puno, is to determine the existing condition of ROTC Units in terms of Administration Personnel, facilities, training aids, equipment and support extended by the school authorities. It is also done to evaluate the degree and quality of the training obtained by the cadets in relation to its performance.

After the ceremonial parade and tactical inspection, Capt. Puno explained the point system in the Regional Annual Academic Tactical Inspection that was conducted. There are 2 aspects considered in the point system, 1 is the administrative and the other is the tactical inspection. The administrative aspect is divided into 7 (office organization and management, filing system, completeness of records, training aids and reference materials, briefing of ROTC commandant, MOI of Organic NC or Reservists and cadet organization or attendance. Out of 25 points, the WVCST ROTC Unit got 24.55 points.

For the tactical aspect which is divided into 3, the drill test (composed of ceremonial parade, company drill, inspection in ranks, and school support & participation) which is 30 points, theoretical test which is 20 pts, the WVCST ROTC Unit got 13.919pts, and the military stakes composed of military courtesy and discipline, assembly/disassembly of calibre 5.56 M16 rifle, assembly/ disassembly of calibre .45 pistol, map reading, DRRO or First Aid demonstration and small unit leadership and practice)- out of 25 points, the College ROTC garnered 23.409pts. For the over-all score, the WVCST ROTC Unit got a total 90.848 points.

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