HONOR FAMILY: KASAD Jendral TNI Gatot Nurmanto (right) after wore UMM jacket by Vice Rector (PR) II UMM.
University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) continued his good relation with Indonesia Army/Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI). In this time, UMM arrived Chief of Army staff (KASAD) General TNI Gatot Nurmanto to speak in stadium general that held at UMM Dome, Monday (6/4). The Commander of Regional Military Command/Panglima Kodam (Pangdam) V Brawijaya Mayor General (Mayjen) TNI Eko Wiratmoko also attended in this activity.
Last year, UMM arrived TNI Commander General Moeldoko also to speak in stadium general. As also Pangdam V Brawijaya 2010-2013 period Mayjen TNI Murdjito and Komandan Korem 083 Baladik Jaya Kol Arm Totok Imam Santoso who also visited to UMM for different activities.
Interestingly, UMM has tradition to wear UMM jacket to all TNI who were attended as the symbol of UMM family honor conferment. In the activity that attended by more than 8000 student, Gatot Nurmanto also was worn UMM jacket as a mark of honor.
In his speech, Gatot Nurmanto explained about mental strengthening of youth generation to face proxy war in maintaining the integrity of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia. “I believe, you are the determinants of nation integrity,” he said with applause from thousand of student who fulfilled Dome.
Before stadium general started, students were entertained the attraction of Yong Modo martial that performed by team of Kodam V Brawijaya. “Yong Modo is the proof that TNI ready to defend NKRI with any ways, even if weapon not longer in hands,” said Letnan Kolonel Inf Didik Suriadi while directing team of Yong Modo. (han/t_zuh)