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4th Technical & Administrative Services Brigade (Reserve)
4th Technical & Administrative Services Brigade (Reserve) Unit Seal
Unit Seal of the 4th Technical & Administrative Services Brigade (Reserve)
Country Philippines Philippines
Branch Armed Forces of the Philippines
Allegiance Philippines Republic of the Philippines
Service history
Role Combat Support and Combat Service Support, SAR and CSAR, Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Operations, Civil-Military Operations and Civil-military Co-operations, Spec-Ops
Size 5 Technical & Administrative Reserve Groups and 1 Headquarters & Headquarters Service Company
Part of Under the AFP Reserve Command Technical Services Reserve Group
Nickname * "FOURTH TAS"
  • "TAS"
Motto "Pax et Unitas"
  • "Peace and Unity"
Battles None
Commanders
Insignia

The 4th Technical & Administrative Services Brigade (Reserve) known officially as Fourth TAS, is one of seven TAS units of the Technical Services Reserve Group of the AFP Reserve Command, and is based in Puerto Princesa. The unit provides combat support and service support services to AFP Reserve Force Maneuver Units operating within the areas West of the Philippines which include areas handled by the AFP Western Command.

Being a technical unit means the unit must rely on force protection assistance from maneuver units within its AOR and that it provides engineering, medical, legal, and religious services required by these AFP Reserve Force Maneuver Units.

MissionEdit

  • Base for expansion of the Regular Force in the event of war, invasion or rebellion within its AOP.
  • Assist the Government in Relief and Rescue Operations in the event of Calamities or Disasters.[1]
  • Assist the Government in Socio-economic development and environmental concerns.[2]
  • Assist in the operation & maintenance of essential government and private utilies (e.g. power, telecommunications, water).

The Commissioned Officer CorpsEdit

Officers of the 4TASBDE, AFPRESCOM are directly commissioned through AFP Circular Nr. 4 and 6 and may come from any of the following professions:

UnitsEdit

The following are the units that are presently placed under operational control of the 4th Technical & Administrative Services Brigade (Reserve).

Base UnitsEdit

  • AFP Technical and Administrative Service BC Headquarters & Headquarters Company

Line UnitsEdit

  • AFP Technical and Administrative Service BC 401st Technical & Administrative Services Group (Reserve)
  • AFP Technical and Administrative Service BC 402nd Technical & Administrative Services Group (Reserve)
  • AFP Technical and Administrative Service BC 403rd Technical & Administrative Services Group (Reserve)
  • AFP Technical and Administrative Service BC 404th Technical & Administrative Services Group (Reserve)
  • AFP Technical and Administrative Service BC 405th Technical & Administrative Services Group (Reserve)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Citations
Bibliography
  • General Orders activating 4th TAS Brigade of the AFP Reserve Command.
  • AFPRESCOM Official Site
  • The AFPRESCOM Training Group, AFP-MOT Manual, 2001, AFPRESCOM.
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