6 communist terrorists surrender; 4 firearms yielded in Sarangani

Six communist terrorists laid down their arms in Sarangani on November 30, 2021. Their identities were not disclosed for their safety and security. According to Maj. Gen. Alfredo Rosario, Jr., Commander of Western Mindanao Command, the six were members of the Militia ng Bayan under Central Platoon Musa, Far South Mindanao Region (FSMR) and are… Continue reading 6 communist terrorists surrender; 4 firearms yielded in Sarangani

Local terrorist neutralized in Maguindanao encounter

An encounter transpired between the military and members of the Daulah Islamiyah-Tureife Group in the wee hours of December 1, 2021. The soldiers and intelligence operatives under the Joint Task Force Central were on operation when they encountered the enemies at Sitio Ulangkaya, Barangay Ganta, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao. “Upon arrival in the area, troops… Continue reading Local terrorist neutralized in Maguindanao encounter

NPA attack on gov’t troops disrupts delivery of much-needed basic services in Northern Samar

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The Philippine Army has denounced the New People’s Army (NPA) for injuring a soldier while serving in a community support program (CSP) in Las Navas, Northern Samar. Soldiers were in the area on Monday, according to Col. Perfecto Peñaredondo, commander of the Philippine Army’s 803rd Infantry Brigade, to help resolve concerns exploited by the terrorist… Continue reading NPA attack on gov’t troops disrupts delivery of much-needed basic services in Northern Samar

Joint Task Force Central awards medals to 3 wounded troopers for their heroism

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Major General Juvymax R. Uy, Commander of the Joint Task Force Central and the 6th Infantry (KAMPILAN) Division led the pinning of medals to three JTF Central Troopers of the 6th Infantry Battalion at Camp Siongco Station Hospital inside Headquarters, 6th Infantry Division, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on November 26, 2021. The JTF Central… Continue reading Joint Task Force Central awards medals to 3 wounded troopers for their heroism

Army recovers CNT arms cache in Agusan del Sur

Soldiers from the Army’s 67th Infantry “Agila” Battalion found a cache of high-powered firearms from CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) in Barangay Maligaya, Rosario, Agusan Del Sur on November 26, 2021. A former member of Platoon Medic of FGF 14, Sub-Regional Committee (SRC) Southland, Northeastern Mindanao Regional Command (NERMC), discovered the arms cache. Two M16A1 rifles and… Continue reading Army recovers CNT arms cache in Agusan del Sur

Davao Oriental moving closer to achieving its aim of being free of insurgency

Following recent breakthroughs in peace and security, officials in Davao Oriental announced Friday that the province is getting closer to its objective of being declared insurgency-free. Governor Nelson Dayanghirang said in a statement that he was delighted to see that the province’s efforts and sacrifices in the fight against the communist insurgency are finally paying… Continue reading Davao Oriental moving closer to achieving its aim of being free of insurgency

61 NPA mass supporters abandon Communist Terrorist Group in Abra

The Community Support Program (CSP) team’s vigorous implementation of an information awareness campaign on the dangers posed by the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) resulted in the abandonment of support of 61 CTG supporters in Brgy. Lan-ag, Lacub, Abra on November 21, 2021. Lieutenant Colonel Sonny E. Gonzales, Commanding Officer of the Philippine Army’s 71st Infantry (KAIBIGAN)… Continue reading 61 NPA mass supporters abandon Communist Terrorist Group in Abra

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

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

CIDG file criminal cases vs Sison, 9 NPA rebels over Isabela mining sites attack

The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) announced on Thursday that it has filed criminal charges against Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, the founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF), and some of its ranking members in connection with an attack on mining sites in Isabela in October 2015. “Investigators of CIDG… Continue reading CIDG file criminal cases vs Sison, 9 NPA rebels over Isabela mining sites attack