7 drug personalities apprehended in Tawi-Tawi

Seven drug personalities were arrested in a law enforcement operation conducted by the combined elements of the 212th Marine Company and Sitangkai Municipal Police Station in Barangay Panglima Alari, Sitangkai, Tawi-Tawi on January 10, 2022. According to Brig. Gen. Romeo Racadio, Commander of Joint Task Force Tawi-Tawi, the apprehended personalities were identified as Jemar Jindi… Continue reading 7 drug personalities apprehended in Tawi-Tawi

PA has 15 new Israel-made armored mortar carriers to bolster land domain defense

The Philippine Army, through its Armor Division, has acquired a newly delivered 15 M125A2 Armored Mortar Carrier (AMC) equipped with 120mm Mounted Mortar System (MMS) from Israel’s Elbit Systems on December 29, 2021. The newly delivered 15 AMCs are for inspection within the first quarter of the year by the Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee… Continue reading PA has 15 new Israel-made armored mortar carriers to bolster land domain defense

7ID installs solar-powered communication equipment in remote detachments

The 7th Infantry Division installed, during the last quarter of 2021, solar-powered Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) in four remote detachments that will benefit troops and communities in the hinterlands. The division deployed Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) to far-flung detachments in Lacub, Abra; San Luis, Aurora; Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan; and Carranglan, Nueva Ecija.… Continue reading 7ID installs solar-powered communication equipment in remote detachments

Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

Photo courtesy of 52nd Engineering Bde, PA/ OACE

The Philippine Army’s 52nd Engineer Brigade (52EBde) continued to assist local government units in reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts for communities affected by Typhoon “Odette” in northeastern Mindanao on January 9, 2022. 52EBde has been conducting humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts since “Odette” swept through Mindanao and Visayas in mid-December 2021. Seven construction and maintenance… Continue reading Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

2 NPA members surrender to Philippine Army troops in Quezon

Two lay-low NPA members voluntarily surrendered to the Philippine Army troops under 85th Infantry Battalion in Buenavista, Quezon on January 8, 2022. Former NPA members identified as Ka Jomel and Ka Rowen turned to the government after experiencing hunger and exploitation under the reins of Sub Regional Military Area 4B (SRMB-4B). The former rebels also… Continue reading 2 NPA members surrender to Philippine Army troops in Quezon

14 BIFF combatants surrender in Midsayap, North Cotabato

Photo courtesy of 6th Infantry Division - Kampilan

On January 6, 2022, 14 Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) fighters surrendered to Joint Task Force Central forces in Barangay Salunayan, Midsayap, Cotabato. The surrender, according to Major General Juvymax Uy, is part of the 6th Infantry Division’s effort to put an end to violent extremism in Central Mindanao before President Rodrigo Duterte’s term ends.… Continue reading 14 BIFF combatants surrender in Midsayap, North Cotabato

2 young BIFF combatants, 12 others lay down their arms

Two young combatants of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), together with 12 of their adult comrades, yielded to the military in Cotabato on Thursday morning, January 6, 2022. According to Lt. Gen. Alfredo Rosario, Jr., Commander of Western Mindanao Command, the two minors are 16 and 17 years of age. “This is one of… Continue reading 2 young BIFF combatants, 12 others lay down their arms

CGPA inaugurates new isolation facility, golf course in 6ID

Commanding General of the Philippine Army (CGPA) Lt. Gen. Romeo Brawner, Jr. led Friday, January 7, the inauguration of a new isolation facility for the Army’s 6th Infantry Division as he directed troops to strictly comply with health protocols amid the Covid surge. Lt. Gen. Brawner, together with BARMM Interim Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim,… Continue reading CGPA inaugurates new isolation facility, golf course in 6ID

Philippine Army’s 10ID receives new mobility assets

The Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry Division received new mobility assets that will further bolster its operational capabilities. 10th Infantry Division Chaplain Lt. Col. Melchor Torayno and 10ID Commander Maj. Gen. Ernesto Torres, Jr. led on Friday, January 7, the blessing ceremony for the 21 KM250 trucks, 14 Toyota SUVs, and 33 Kawasaki and Bajaj motorcycles… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 10ID receives new mobility assets

CGPA vows modernization of Army’s medical facilities in 6ID visit

Commanding General, Philippine Army (CGPA) Lt. Gen. Romeo S. Brawner, Jr. vowed to modernize the Army’s medical treatment facilities in his visit to the 6th Infantry Division’s headquarters in Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Friday, January 7. In his “Talk to Troops,” Lt. Gen. Brawner vowed to upgrade and expand the Army’s medical treatment… Continue reading CGPA vows modernization of Army’s medical facilities in 6ID visit