AFP’s WestMinCom facilitates transport of vaccines to Sulu

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines continue to provide assistance to the inoculation program of the government. The Western Mindanao Command facilitated the transport of vaccines from Zamboanga City to Jolo, Sulu via the Philippine Air Force’s C295 aircraft on November 26, 2021, in preparation for the National COVID-19 Vaccination Days, dubbed “Bayanihan, Bakunahan,” which… Continue reading AFP’s WestMinCom facilitates transport of vaccines to Sulu

Number of neutralized communist terrorists in Eastern Mindanao has risen to over 2,000 — EastMinCom

Commander of Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom), Lt. Gen. Greg T. Almerol said that the number of communist terrorists neutralized in Eastern Mindanao skyrocketed to 2,000, covering the period from January 1 to November 24, 2021. During the legitimate operations with government troops, 66 were killed, 127 were captured, and 586 were capitulated. As a result of… Continue reading Number of neutralized communist terrorists in Eastern Mindanao has risen to over 2,000 — EastMinCom

Philippine Army’s 53IB launches ‘Project Best Life’

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) in partnership with Good Life Psychological Services and Makati Med Foundation launched “Project Best Life” last November 19 to give premium to the mental health and wellbeing of its soldiers and their dependents. In his welcome remarks, 53IB Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera emphasized the importance… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB launches ‘Project Best Life’

AFP chief lauds First Scout Ranger Regiment, calls for last push vs threats

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Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Andres Centino lauded the accomplishments of the First Scout Ranger Regiment (FSRR) as it celebrates its 71st Anniversary Thursday, November 25. Lt. Gen. Centino was the Guest of Honor and Speaker in a ceremony held at Camp Pablo Tecson in Bulacan, where he also met… Continue reading AFP chief lauds First Scout Ranger Regiment, calls for last push vs threats

AFP Chief pledges support for TRADOC’s development

The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Andres Centino pledged his support for the development of the Philippine Army Training and Doctrine Command that is celebrated its 70th Anniversary Friday, November 26. “TRADOC has come a long way. Before we retire, let’s make TRADOC, this Camp, a model camp for the… Continue reading AFP Chief pledges support for TRADOC’s development

BIFF field commander, cohorts yield in Sultan Kudarat

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A field commander of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters-Karialan Faction and five of his comrades on Wednesday, November 24, surrendered to the military near Sultan Kudarat. The six surrendered to the 40th Infantry Battalion headquarters in Barangay Tual, President Quirino, the same province. The six handed over their firearms, which included one 5.56mm M16 A1… Continue reading BIFF field commander, cohorts yield in Sultan Kudarat

Army-PNP seizes firearms, war materials in Nueva Ecija

Joint elements of the Philippine Army’s 91st Infantry Battalion and the Philippine National Police’s 1st Police Mobile Force Company, Special Action Force, Bongabon Municipal Police Station, 303rd MC-RMFB3, and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Nueva Ecija seized firearms and various war materials from a Communist Terrorist Group’s depot discovered in the hinterland of Brgy. Labi,… Continue reading Army-PNP seizes firearms, war materials in Nueva Ecija

19 CTG members yield in Davao del Norte

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At the Davao Del Norte provincial capitol, Maj. Gen. Ernesto Torres Jr, the 10th Infantry Division Commander, and Colonel Consolito Yecla, the 1003rd Infantry Brigade Commander, handed 19 CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) surrenderers to Davao del Norte Governor Edwin Jubahib on Monday, November 22, 2021. The 19 former rebels from the Southern Mindanao Regional Committee’s Sub-Regional… Continue reading 19 CTG members yield in Davao del Norte

CTG leader, aide yield in Sultan Kudarat

A Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) sub-commander and his aide surrendered to the headquarters of the 37th Infantry Battalion (37IB) at Camp Brig. Gen. Cesar Betita, Barangay, Tibpuan, Lebak, Sultan Kudarat on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. The surrenderers from Platoon Cherry Mobile of the Southern Regional Command (SRC) Daguma in the Far South Mindanao Region (FSMR) surrendered… Continue reading CTG leader, aide yield in Sultan Kudarat

3 Abu Sayyaf Group members yield in Basilan

Three more Abu Sayyaf members and one of their supporters surrendered and yielded their firearms at the headquarters of the Army’s 18th Infantry Battalion (18IB) headquarters in Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan on November 18, 2021. Their surrender was due to efforts of Joint Task Group Unit (JITU) under Joint Task Force (JTF) Basilan; operating troops of… Continue reading 3 Abu Sayyaf Group members yield in Basilan