‘Ranger G’ documentary an eye-opener to the sacrifices of soldiers

Being a soldier is not an easy feat to achieve. Apart from the courage to risk their lives for the sake of the country, soldiers had to undergo intensive military training not just to condition their physical strength but also their mindset. In an eye-opening documentary, actor-triathlete Matteo Guidecelli with the moniker ‘Ranger G’ takes… Continue reading ‘Ranger G’ documentary an eye-opener to the sacrifices of soldiers

The Battle of Marawi: From the eyes of the former Joint Task Force Marawi commander

Taken from the book, Marawi and Beyond. Published 2018 by the Operations Research Center, Philippine Army

No one wants to fight a war on their own shores. No one wants terrorists to gain a foothold in their own country. The Battle of Marawi was not expected. When we found out that Isnilon Hapilon was in a safehouse at Bgy Basak, Malutlot, Marawi City, on the 23rd of May 2017, soldiers raided… Continue reading The Battle of Marawi: From the eyes of the former Joint Task Force Marawi commander

The heroism of PFC Bayot

“Bombahin nalang ninyo ang location ko Sir! (Just bomb my location Sir!)”. These were the last words uttered by 24-year-old Private First Class Dhan Ryan Bayot on May 25, 2017 as he made his final call to his commanding officer before he succumbed to death in the hands of the Maute-Daesh terrorists who took over… Continue reading The heroism of PFC Bayot

Social media: An unconventional ally during the Marawi crisis

From May 23 to October 23, 2017, the world turned its attention to the Philippines to witness a five-month weary battle between government forces and the terrorist group Daesh in Marawi, Lanao del Sur. The five-month siege resulted in massive damages including destroyed houses and properties as well as the loss of lives of 1,200… Continue reading Social media: An unconventional ally during the Marawi crisis