Civilian stakeholders reach out to C-130 crash victims, local heroes

Photo courtesy of 11th Infantry "Alakdan" Division

Following the tragic C-130 Aircraft Accident on July 4, 2021, another chapter was added to the heartwarming story of “BAYANIHAN” in Sulu on July 19, 2021, as the Philippine Air Force and Joint Task Force Sulu facilitated the giving of support by civilian humanitarians to our compatriots who suffered the most from the ill-fated event.… Continue reading Civilian stakeholders reach out to C-130 crash victims, local heroes

Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU conducts medical mission, outreach program for the needy

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

On July 21, 2021, the Bravo “Boulders” Company of the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) held a medical mission and outreach program for the residents of Barangay Lipawan, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur in collaboration with the Municipal Government of Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur. There was a free medical checkup, an operation tuli, and… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU conducts medical mission, outreach program for the needy

Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU step up Adopt-a-CAFGU Program in Midsalip

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On July 15, 2021, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) and the Municipal Government of Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur stepped up 53IB’s “Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program” by holding a medical mission and serbisyo caravan for CAFGU Active Auxiliaries (CAAs) and their dependents at Guitalos Barangay Hall of the aforementioned municipality. The CAAs, their… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU step up Adopt-a-CAFGU Program in Midsalip

Philippine Army, LGU turn over Masjid to Bangsamoro community

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In honor of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha, the Municipal Government of Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB), and the 547th Engineer ‘Agila’ Battalion (547EBn) handed over a Masjid to the Bangsamoro Community of Barangay Mama of the same municipality in a simple but fitting Masjid Ribbon Cutting and… Continue reading Philippine Army, LGU turn over Masjid to Bangsamoro community

Philippine Air Force Civil-Military Operations Group lend a hand in different far-flung communities

Photo courtesy of Tactical Operations Group 9

Over the weekend, the Philippine Air Force Civil-Military Operations Group assisted many isolated communities. With 20 participants from the Women Organization and Brgy Officials of Brgy Bokong, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur, the Tactical Operations Group 9, PAFCIT, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture Region IX and the Rotary Club of Pagadian, launched its project… Continue reading Philippine Air Force Civil-Military Operations Group lend a hand in different far-flung communities

Adopt-a-CAFGU Program launched by 53IB, LGU in geographically isolated patrol base community

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

On July 14, 2021, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) and the Municipal Government of Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur launched their Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program at the geographically isolated patrol base in Barangay Saad, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur. Activities for Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program included free visitation check-up, operation tuli, dental mission, giving… Continue reading Adopt-a-CAFGU Program launched by 53IB, LGU in geographically isolated patrol base community

Navy men, fishermen work together to save 17 people off the coast of Sulu

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On Thursday and Friday, the Naval Task Group (NTG) – Sulu rescued seventeen persons when their wooden sailboat capsized owing to bad weather caused by localized thunderstorms off the coast of Sulu. Two others, on the other hand, died. The victims were rescued one nautical mile northeast of Bakungan Island, Patikul; Sitio Undanan, Barangay Kan… Continue reading Navy men, fishermen work together to save 17 people off the coast of Sulu

Army, LGU promote clean and green environment, participates in tree-planting in far-flung community

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) and 1st CMO “Mahigalaon” Battalion (1CMOBn) took part in a tree-planting program in Salvador, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur on July 16, 2021. The activity was held in collaboration with the Barangay Salvador Youth Association, which is led by Youth President Ms. Geselle Ann Cruz, and SK President Mr. Charlie… Continue reading Army, LGU promote clean and green environment, participates in tree-planting in far-flung community

Army, LGU conduct community engagement activities in far-flung community

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) and 1st CMO “Mahigalaon” Battalion (1CMOBn) conducted community engagement activities in the hinterland barangay of Salvador, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Suron July 10-13, 2021. House-to-house visits were made by Matapat and Mahigalaon Troopers in Puroks 1, 2, and 3 of the abovementioned Barangay to learn about the community’s… Continue reading Army, LGU conduct community engagement activities in far-flung community

1st Gallant Youth For Peace Orientation successfully organized in Sulu by Gallant Troopers

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Recently, the first Gallant Youth For Peace Orientation (Bangkal Chapter) Batch-1-2021 and Awards for “Tausug Heroes” was successfully held in Brgy. Pangdanon, Patikul, Sulu. The event was organized by Gallant Troopers under the leadership of LtC Vicente B. Mabborang Jr. INF GSC PA in collaboration with the 1102nd Infantry “GANARUL” Brigade led by BGen Benjamin… Continue reading 1st Gallant Youth For Peace Orientation successfully organized in Sulu by Gallant Troopers