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503rd (MANILA WATER) Water Service Battalion (Reserve)
Country Philippines Philippines
Branch Philippine Army
Allegiance Philippines Republic of the Philippines
Service history
Role Combat Support & Combat Service Support, SAR and CSAR, Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Operations, Civil-Military Operations and Civil-military Co-operations
Size 3 Ready Reserve Companies and 1 Headquarters & Headquarters Service Company
Part of Under the AFP Reserve Command Affiliate Reserve Group
Nickname 3rd AFP Water Service Battalion
Motto Care in Every Drop
Battles None
Decorations Presidential Unit Citation (Philippines) Streamer
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Badge
Commanders
Commanders AFP Lieutenant Colonel Rank Insignia LTC RUEL T MARANAN (RES) PA
Current commander Sergeant MajorSergeant Major}
Insignia
Insignia
The AFP Search and Rescue Tab

The 503rd (MANILA WATER) Water Service Battalion (Reserve),[1] known officially as 3rd AFP Water Service Battalion, is one of the affiliated reserve battalions of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, which is organic to the AFP Reserve Command Affiliate Reserve Group of the AFP Reserve Command. It is a Combat Service Support & Service unit specializing in Water treatment, Water Distribution, Sewage management, with subspecialties in Urban Search and Rescue, Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation, Civil Military Operations and Co-operations.[1]

It is part of the corporate responsibility arm of the Manila Water Corporation.

OrganizationEdit

The following are the units that are presently placed under operational control of the 503rd (MANILA WATER) Water Service Battalion (Reserve):

Base unitsEdit

  • Headquarters & Headquarters Company

Line unitsEdit

  • "A" Water Service Company
  • "B" Water Service Company
  • "C" Water Service Company

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Campaign StreamersEdit

Award Streamer Streamer Name Operation Date Awarded Reference
Presidential Unit Citation (Philippines) StreamerPresidential Unit Citation BadgeSAR/DRR Ops, TS Ketsana4 February 2010 General Orders No. 112, GHQ-AFP, dtd 04 Feb '10
Presidential Unit Citation (Philippines) StreamerPresidential Unit Citation BadgeGeneral Elections, Philippines1 July 2010General Orders No. 641, GHQ-AFP, dtd 1 July '10

BadgesEdit

Military Badge Badge Name Operation Date Awarded Reference
AFP Election Duty BadgeGeneral Elections, Philippines21 May 2010 General Orders No. 513, GHQ-AFP, dtd 21 May '10

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