Indonesian Army Visit Fakfak Regency in West Papua Religious Schools

West Papua
Source: Rnz

Onim 182/Korem 182 organized a second creative campaign and socialization to encourage TNI AD NCOs and Tamtama TA soldiers to join the military. 2022 from the State Madrasah Aliyah School’s Santri and Interfaith Pathways in the Korem 182/JO neighborhood, Fakfak Regency in West Papua

The Army Recruitment in Fakfak Regency in West Papua's Religious Schools
Source: Rnz

Head of Military Command 182/JO Lt. Col. Inf. Hendrik Fahlevi Rangkuti, his crew, and Kapenrem Korem 182/JO Major Inf. Hikmat Divine was in charge of the innovative campaign.

Santri of Fakfak Regency in West Papua is to Strengthen Army Forces

The head of Korem 182/JO explained in front of the students of Madrasah Aliyah Negeri Fakfak. Indonesia is a highly varied country in terms of tribes, ethnicities, cultures, customs, dialects, faiths, and beliefs, he said. The TNI AD leadership has made it a policy to reinforce the TNI AD with Santri and other interfaith warriors.

“The Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia’s sovereignty must be strengthened and maintained. The TNI needs troops who excel in religion and possess a noble character to achieve this. 

According to Kasipers, if you want to join the TNI, you must be physically and psychologically prepared and pay close attention in class.

What Kasiper’s Said to the Student of MAN Fakfak Regency in West Papua

Kasipers gave the students of MAN Fakfak Regency in West Papua the following advic.

“To achieve their aspirations, they must study, practice, and pray. Otherwise, they cannot anticipate the desired outcomes.” Moreover, the registration and selection procedures for the TNI are entirely free, Kasipers noted.

Moreover, Kasipers advised people to report anyone who promised to help them escape in exchange for payment to Korem 182/JO immediately.

“The Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia’s sovereignty must be strengthened and maintained. The TNI needs troops who excel in religion and possess a noble character to achieve this. 

Hence, you need to be mentally and physically prepared if you want to join the TNI, according to Kasipers.

He recommended learning, practicing, and praying for values in his advice to students. Additionally, Hikmat ensured that the TNI registration and selection procedure was utterly cost-free.

“If there are those who promise help without expecting payment, please report them right away to Korem 182/JO,” said Hikmat.

MAN Fakfak Principal’s Response

Drs. Parwanto, M. Mpd, the principal of MAN Fakfak School, expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the TNI institutions. Korem 182/JO, which had helped pupils at their schools become used to the presence of TNI AD Soldiers.

“We are appreciative, and from this interaction it is clear that MAN Fakfak Regency in West Papua students are enthusiastic about joining the Indonesian Army,” stated Parwanto.

The TNI AD NCO and Tamtama TA Soldiers’ creative campaign and socialization of admission, as part of a health-related activity in 2022. Hence, the Team awarded rewards to pupils who correctly responded to general knowledge questions posed by the Head of Korem 182/JO.