NPA official with high rank falls in Negros Occidental

The Army’s 15th Infantry (Molave Warrior) Battalion apprehended and arrested on December 22, 2020 a high-ranking NPA official in Barangay Camindangan, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental. Radino Giltendez Villacarillo, 43, was seized by the 15 IB troopers and the Philippine National Police Joint Law Enforcement Security Operations. He goes by the identities Romil G. Villacarillo, Poldo, Rading,… Continue reading NPA official with high rank falls in Negros Occidental

Military overruns CTG lair in Sultan Kudarat

Forces from the Joint Task Force Central overran on December 22, 2020 a Communist Terrorist Group lair in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat, according to the WestMinCom Commander. “Our troops from the 63rd Division Reconnaissance Company under the 6th Infantry Division were conducting combat operation at Lumoton Mountain Range in Kalamansig when they discovered a Communist Terrorist… Continue reading Military overruns CTG lair in Sultan Kudarat

185 aspiring soldiers took oath

6th Infantry Division - Kampilan

Members of Candidate Soldier Course Class 653-2020 swore their oath at the 6th Infantry Division Grandstand on Sunday, December 20, 2020. A total of 185 aspiring soldiers, composed of 183 for regular enlistment and 2 for special enlistment, stood before the Joint Task Force Central and 6th Infantry “Kampilan” Division Commander, Major General Juvymax R.… Continue reading 185 aspiring soldiers took oath

3 drug personalities apprehended by gov’t troops in Cotabato

Three people were arrested during the implementation of a search warrant in Bai Matabay Plang Village II, Barangay Poblacion, Kabacan, Cotabato on December 18, 2020. The search warrant issued by Hon. Henelinda Molina Diaz, Acting Executive Judge of Regional Trial Court 12 Branch 22, Kabacan against Resend Usman was served by a platoon from the… Continue reading 3 drug personalities apprehended by gov’t troops in Cotabato

6IB troops recovers unexploded ordnance in Maguindanao

Troops from the 6th Infantry (Redskin) Battalion uncovered last Thursday evening several pieces of unexploded ordnance (UXO) put on a sack in the vicinity of Barangay Buayan in Datu Piang, Maguindanao. At around 10:40 PM, patrolling personnel from 6IB spotted the said UXO (Rifle Grenade). The military immediately sealed off the area, while 6IB requested that… Continue reading 6IB troops recovers unexploded ordnance in Maguindanao

3 lawless elements killed in a crash in South Cotabato

South Cotabato. Map courtesy of Google

Western Mindanao Command (WesMinCom) Commander bared that three lawless elements were killed in a clash with joint military and police forces in Polomolok, South Cotabato, on Sunday afternoon, December 20, 2020. “Based on the report from the ground, the joint elements of the 5th Special Forces Battalion and Polomolok Municipal Police Station were to serve… Continue reading 3 lawless elements killed in a crash in South Cotabato

Loose firearms, ammunition handed over to the marines in Tawi-Tawi

Several firearms and ammunition were handed over to the Marine Battalion Landing Team 12 at the 212th Marine Company headquarters in Barangay Bato-Bato, Panglima Sugala, Tawi-Tawi on Saturday, December 19, 2020, as units under the command and control of the Western Mindanao Command continue to support the government’s campaign against the proliferation of loose firearms.… Continue reading Loose firearms, ammunition handed over to the marines in Tawi-Tawi

AFP welcomes the approval of Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020’s IRR

Armed Forces of the Philippines (MANILA BULLETIN)

In a press statement on Thursday, the Armed Forces of the Philippines welcomed the approval of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. The approval of the IRR, as per AFP spokesman Major General Edgard Arevalo, would surely empower the military to “run after, assist in the arrest and prosecution,… Continue reading AFP welcomes the approval of Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020’s IRR

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