Army recovers high-powered guns near COMELEC office in North Cotabato

The Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) has lauded military units on Friday for recovering high-powered firearms near the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) office in Pikit, North Cotabato. This came after the 6ID commander, Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, told the 90th Infantry Battalion (90IB) and all other military forces in the province to be on the… Continue reading Army recovers high-powered guns near COMELEC office in North Cotabato

5 military facilities to be constructed in Fort Magsaysay

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will construct five more military facilities in Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija. With a total worth of P75.76 million, the projects are under the DPWH – Department of National Defense (DND) Convergence Program, also known as “Tatag ng Imprastruktura Para sa Kapayapaan at Seguridad (TIKAS).… Continue reading 5 military facilities to be constructed in Fort Magsaysay

Philippine Army receives HADR equipment from Japan

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The Philippine Army received Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) equipment donated by Japan in a Hand-Over and Blessing Ceremony at the Army Headquarters in Taguig City on October 6, 2021. The Ambassador of Japan to the Philippines, His Excellency Kazuhiko Koshikawa, the Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana, and the Commanding General of the… Continue reading Philippine Army receives HADR equipment from Japan

CGPA applauds 9ID’s successful operation in Sorsogon

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The Commanding General Philippine Army lauded the success of the joint operation of the 22nd Infantry Battalion and 31st Infantry Battalion under 903rd Infantry Brigade of the 9th Infantry Division and Sorsogon Police Provincial Office in Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon on October 5, 2021. The military successfully recovered volumes of communist terrorist group’s war materials, including… Continue reading CGPA applauds 9ID’s successful operation in Sorsogon

Philippine Army acquires 70 Chinese-built transport trucks

Army spokesperson Col. Xerxes Trinidad bared that a technical inspection is underway for 49 light troop carriers, 18 medium cargo trucks, and three ambulances produced by Chinese state-owned Dongfeng Motors. Trinidad said that an ambulance costs nearly P5 million each, light troop carriers cost around P2.5 million each, and medium cargo trucks cost nearly P5… Continue reading Philippine Army acquires 70 Chinese-built transport trucks

Army, TESDA introduces poverty-alleviation training in ELCAC barangay in Lakewood; organizes community outreach

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The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority – Region IX (TESDA-IX) with Assistant Regional Director and Provincial Director Engr. Alan Bacatan together with the Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF-ELCAC) of Lakewood, Zamboanga del Sur, other government agencies, and the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) conducted a Training Induction… Continue reading Army, TESDA introduces poverty-alleviation training in ELCAC barangay in Lakewood; organizes community outreach

Philippine Army’s 53IB inspects BDP project in Pagadian City

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) reviewed the continuing construction of Barangay Development Program (BDP) projects in Barangay Dampalan, Pagadian City, to ensure that development and progress are not delayed. Through the Army’s Community Support Program (CSP), Barangay Dampalan was declared “clear” of CPP-NPA terrorist influence in March 2019. The Barangay is a… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB inspects BDP project in Pagadian City

Philippine Army sends off 268 officer candidates

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The Philippine Army sends off 268 officer candidates who will undergo the Officer Candidate Course (OCC) and Officer Candidate Course-ROTC (OCC-ROTC) on Monday, October 4, 2021, at the Philippine Army Grandstand, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. Col. Patrick B. De Villa, the Director of the Army Personnel Management Center (APMC), graced the Oath-Taking and Send-off ceremonies… Continue reading Philippine Army sends off 268 officer candidates

Army continues medical support in NCR hospitals

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The Philippine Army continues its support to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Department of Health (DOH) through the deployment of another two (2) medical teams to aid the hospitals in the National Capital Region (NCR) dealing with patients suffering from COVID-19. The said effort complies with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to… Continue reading Army continues medical support in NCR hospitals

CGPA lauds 94IB’s successful operation against CNTs in Negros Occidental

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The Commanding General Philippine Army praised the operational success of the 94th Infantry Battalion (94IB) under the 3rd Infantry “Spearhead” Division against the CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, on October 1, 2021, that led to the seizure of two high-powered firearms. 94IB troopers figured in series of encounters with around 15 CNTs… Continue reading CGPA lauds 94IB’s successful operation against CNTs in Negros Occidental