UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES RESERVE OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS
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UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
RESERVE OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS
Duty. Honor. Country.

A LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP

The University of the Philippines pioneered the concept of the citizen army in the country with the establishment of the ROTC program in 1912. The DMST (Department of Military Science and Tactics) itself was established on March 17, 1922.

Graduates of the ROTC have served with honor and distinction throughout UP ROTC’s almost 100 years of existence. Whether in the armed forces, civilian government, corporate world and the international community, the UP ROTC has left a legacy of service, leadership and excellence - keeping true to its cherished shibboleths of DUTY well performed, HONOR untarnished, COUNTRY above self.

TRAINING UNITS

RAYADILLO
The Rayadillo Unit specializes in the conduct of drills and ceremonies. Frequently tapped to represent the UP ROTC in various University functions, all Raya cadets are eligible for an exemption from one Physical Education class per semester of their training.

"Rayadillo through the heat, through the stream, Rayadillo through the storm!"

See article: UP Rayadillo
INFANTRY
The Infantry Unit is based on the land-based foot soldier type of training. The Unit specializes in the conduct of individual and team tactics for jungle-based and urban military missions.

"Hunt them! Bring them down!"

RESCUE
The Rescue Unit is composed of cadets who specialize in disaster management and risk reduction, focusing on rescue and relief operations during crisis situations.

"Outlive, outlast, outdo! RESCUE!"

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CY 2017 - 2018 MS 1 TD 12

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