MANILA Armscor Global Defense, Inc. donated 10 assorted pistols and three shotguns to the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) shooting team during short ceremonies on Monday.
The event took place at PMC headquarters at Marine Barracks Rudiardo Brown, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig.
In a statement Tuesday, Marine Capt. Felix Serapio, PMC spokesperson, said the donated weapons consisted of five 9mm pistols and another set of five .40mm handguns and three shotguns.
He added that Martin Tuazon, Armscor president and chief executive officer and Gina Marie Angangco, senior executive vice president and deputy CEO, handed over the weapons to the PMC.
Meanwhile, PMC Commandant Maj. Gen. Alvin A. ParreAo, expressed his gratitude to Armscor for the donation and said this will greatly improve the skills of the shooting team.
"Even though these firearms are for the use of our shooting team, the whole Marine Corps will definitely benefit from the marksmanship skills that these men and women developed and could spread throughout the Corps. These could bring glory and prestige to our beloved Corps as they start collecting awards and celebrating victories," he said. (PNA)
Source: Philippines News Agency