BANDUNG CITY- West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil attended the 74th anniversary of the Indonesian Armed Forces with the theme 'Proud People's Professional Army' in Gasibu Field, Bandung City, Saturday (5/10/19). According to Emil - greeting Ridwan Kamil -, TNI solidity presents a sense of security and comfort in West Java.
"I wish you a happy anniversary for the TNI. Alhamdulillah, with the solidarity of the TNI on land, sea and air, it shows that our defense system makes us feel comfortable as a citizen of West Java," Emil said.
Emil also appreciated the TNI as the front guard in defense. Especially at this time, the dynamics of democracy, because it is in the middle of a political year, has eroded the conducivity. Even so with the situation in West Java. The complexity and diversity of the community brings its own color of harmony in social life.
In addition, radicalism and destructive teachings also become a challenge for the TNI in maintaining the integrity of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia. Even so, the TNI is able to work professionally and bring safety and comfort to the public.
In the event, Emil together with Military Commander III / Siliwangi Maj. Gen. Tri Soewandono, West Java Regional Police Chief Inspector General Rudy Sufahriadi, West Java DPRD Chairman Taufik Hidayat, and TNI / Polri Soldiers, sang and danced Papuan Regional songs, Sajojo, as a symbol of togetherness.
New Model War Alert
Emil also stated, the TNI / Polri and the Government must prepare for the new model of war at this time. That is because technological advances are so dynamic. "So, a very destructive information technology warfare now needs to be watched out for," Emil said.
According to Emil, to suppress the information warfare requires a systematic strategy, and continuity. Therefore, TNI / Polri, the Government and the community must work together. This is important to do in order to realize Indonesia Gold in 2045.
The presence of the TNI / Polri, said Emil, can make development in West Java run quickly. Because, TNI / Polri are able to create and maintain conducivity. Not only that, the involvement of the TNI was able to accelerate the Citarum Harum program.
Pangdam III / Siliwangi Maj. Gen. Tri Soewandono agreed with Emil. According to him, the information war must be watched out for. "Hoaks are part of the cyber war, we are aware of that, the community must be aware and prevent it as much as possible," Tri said.
On the same occasion, Tri who became the inspector of the ceremony read the mandate of the TNI Commander Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto. According to Hadi, in his message, asking the soldiers to be prepared to face the development of a dynamic and complex world.
"This has made the concept of warfare no longer confined to a territorial boundary and entered into various dimensions. For example, a cyber war that is accompanied by an information war, although not destructive, is very damaging to the life of society and the state," said Hadi.
Cyber ??war, need to be aware because the war occurs when the situation is conducive. So, said Hadi, an ideal TNI Posture was needed that was built in accordance with national defense policies and arranged with due regard to Indonesia's geographical condition as an archipelago.
In the context of building TNI strength, several new organizations have been formed in the period 2018-2019. One of them is the Establishment of the Natuna Integrated Military Unit (STT).
Hadi also advised that all TNI soldiers join forces and work together with various parties in carrying out their duties. Therefore, he asked TNI soldiers to increase their solidity and uphold the values ??of military soldiering and oneness of the TNI with the people.
"Third, increase awareness and professionalism as well as the quality of human resources in facing various kinds of increasingly complex task challenges," he said.
Meanwhile, former Military Commander III / Siliwangi Major General of the TNI (Ret.) Dedi Kusnadi Thamim called the 74th TNI Anniversary to carry its own meaning, let alone coupled with a democratic and political climate, as well as a dynamic digital era.
"The TNI / Polri has also taken part in the implementation of a democratic process that has been going well," he said.
Therefore, the synergy of the TNI / Polri, and the West Java Provincial Government (Pemdaprov) needs to be emphasized because the challenges of the nation and state are now quite heavy. "We are very happy, always solid, professional," he said.