Wednesday, November 19, 2014
NOLCOM Christmas Park Opens for Viewing
CAMP AQUINO, Tarlac City – Northern Luzon Command opened a new attraction with the lighting of NOLCOM Christmas Park located inside Camp Aquino, San Miguel, Tarlac City on November 18, 2014 at exactly 6:00 pm. This is an additional attraction for the Yuletide Season after Camp Aquino captured attention from the public when the AFP NOLCOM Belen entry for Belenismo sa Tarlak 2014 Festival was unveiled and lighted last November 4 at NOLCOM main gate. The Christmas Park is open to the public for viewing.
The NOLCOM Christmas Park include a Belen, giant Christmas Tree and Christmas lanterns, to include the entries of the Lantern Making Contest participated by the different NOLCOM offices. These Christmas lanterns are made of recyclable materials which were crafted by the soldiers with their own initiative and creativity.
“We did this not only for our own benefit, but also to join the Filipino people in the time honored Filipino Tradition of celebrating Christmas and add festivity in the celebration of this season.” LtGen Trinidad explained. He further added that, “Although we only have limited resources, we still give much importance in sharing the spirit of Christmas and to be united in pursuing the peace and development of our nation.”
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