DENPASAR, STIGMA.CO.ID – TNI has been present and runs trust as the leading guard and the last fortress of the Union State of the Republic of Indonesia for 78 years. Threats, disturbances, obstacles, and challenges to national sovereignty, territorial integrity, and the safety of all nations and bloodshed have been successfully overcome.
This was revealed by TNI Commander Laksamana TNI Yudo Margono, S.E., M.M., in his mandate read by Pangdam IX/Udayana Mayjen TNI Harfendi, SIP, M.Sc., during the performance of the anniversary memorial ceremony for the 78th Indonesian National Army (TNI) in Niti Mandala Puputan Square, Renon, Denpasar, on Thursday, October 5, 2023.
“Based on the results of surveys by various survey agencies, TNI has gained a high level of public confidence. For that, the TNI Commander thanked the entire TNI soldier for the dedication and loyalty that have been shown throughout this time. This momentum should also be used as introspection material to work towards the creation of a professional, modern, and sturdy TNI,” the commander of TNI said in his mandate.
The 78th anniversary of the TNI warning on the theme “TNI Patriot NKRI, Guardians of Democracy for Advanced Indonesia” means that the strength of TNI as the main component of the defense of the country is committed to synergizing with all other components of the nation in controlling democracy to realize a sovereign, independent, advanced, and peaceful Indonesia.
“This topic we raise because one of the major challenges facing the Indonesian nation in the near future is the simultaneous general election of 2024. In order to meet these conditions, the TNI soldiers are required to be sensitive and anticipative of the dynamics and developments of the situation in the nation. TNI is committed to guaranteeing security and smoothness in order to realize the 2024 elections took place in a safe, peaceful, and cold environment,” said the commander of TNI.
The 78th anniversary of the TNI Memorial Summit in Kodam IX/Udayana Territory was celebrated with soldiers performing martial arts such as Karate, Yong Mo Doo, Pencak Silat, Military Self Defense (BDM), and Tactical Self Defense (BDT), accompanied by a demonstration of combat and breathing techniques. The audience was also amazed by the steps of the Warrior Udayana in carrying out the defile of the troops along the road Renon witnessed by all the guests and the society.
At the moment of the 78th anniversary of this time, Kodam IX/Udayana also carried out social activities such as the distribution of 5,000 packages to the disadvantaged community, distributed in three regions: Korem 161/WS (NTT), Korem 162/WB (NTB), and Korem 163/WSA (Bali). At the end of the 78th anniversary of the TNI Memorial Summit, the ceremonial participants and the society were entertained with live music performances from Ajendam IX/Udayana. The public also did not miss the moment of taking photos with the various Alutsistas owned by Kodam IX/Udayana.
Participants in the event included the Governor of Bali, Kapolda Bali, the Chief of the Provincial Prosecution, the Prime Minister of the Bali Province, Kasdam IX/Udy, Kabinda Bali, Irdam IX/Udy, Kapoksahli Kodam IX/Udy, Danrem 163/WSA, Danlanal Denpasar, Danlonud Ngurah Rai, Wakapolda Bali, Asrendam IX/Udy, and other invitations. (Revenge IX/Udy)