BANDUNG-Growth and development of Infantry as The Biggest Corps in Army never be separated from the history of the national struggle and the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI).
Today, on December 19 was a ceremony to commemorate the 68th Infantry Day whose implementation was held at the Makodam III / Siliwangi Field Aceh Street Bandung, Monday (19/12).
Infantry Day activitiy is starting with the implementation of Pleton Beranting Yuddha Wastu Pramuka Jaya who took the start from Cirebon with a distance approximately 239.8 Km passing through several areas of Kuningan, Majalengka, Sumedang and Subang and it is ends and finish in Makodam III / Siliwangi.
At the peak of the Infantry Day event begins with cleavage coconuts tradition that are the last logistical support for the military soldiers while one glass of coconut water has a meaning as power and spirit of soldiers continue to fight destroying the enemy.
Danpussenif Kodiklat Army Maj Sarwahadi congratulated the Infantry Day to all Corps Infantry Soldiers and their families wherever located and served.
One of the important note events that became a milestone of Infantry is the events in the face of the Dutch Military Aggression II dated December 19, 1948, at the time of General Sudirman issued commands lightning to the Armed Forces of the Republic of Indonesia to execute a predetermined plan to fight the enemy to carry out the universe people's war where the troops were moved to implement the action of wingate (Infiltration) by long march back to their respective areas and form wherekrise (pockets of strength) as points guerrilla fighting force. (Even)