Philippine Army’s 53IB preempt CPP-NPA atrocities in Zamboanga

The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) successfully prevented CPP-NPA atrocities targeting innocent residents of Sitio Ditalipon, Barangay Dilud, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur, and Sitio Kusingan, Barangay Tinago, Sergio Osmeña, Zamboanga del Norte. On Thursday, November 18, a firefight between government troops and Communist NPA Terrorists (CNTs) lasted around 30 minutes. Successfully recovered from the… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB preempt CPP-NPA atrocities in Zamboanga

Joint Peace and Security Team activated in Zamboanga Sibugay

Photo courtesy of Western Mindanao Command

A Joint Peace and Security Team (JPST) was activated and deployed Tuesday in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay Province. The team consists of 30 individuals, including seven Army troops, eight police officers, and 15 Moro Islamic Liberation Front members (MILF). The ceremony was held at the Covered Court within the Barangay Hall Compound, Barangay Datu Tumanggong, Tungawan.… Continue reading Joint Peace and Security Team activated in Zamboanga Sibugay

NPA attempt to carry out terror attack in Misamis Occidental foiled by Philippine Army’s 10IB

The Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry (STEADY… ON) Battalion stopped a terror attack by the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) in Barangay Napangan, Don Victoriano Chiongbian, Misamis Occidental on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. “Our troops received information from concerned citizens that the weakened Guerilla Front Sendong operating in MisOcc is attempting to conduct arson of equipment of… Continue reading NPA attempt to carry out terror attack in Misamis Occidental foiled by Philippine Army’s 10IB

Sa Dulo ng Punglo: Tales of struggle and conflict in the name of a solitary ideology

New People’s Army (NPA) have been sowing carnage in the highlands for nearly five decades, and it is yet unclear whether the fight, which divides Filipinos, will end. Life has been the compensation for the ideology they are trying to teach in the minds of Filipinos who have been overlooked by the government in the… Continue reading Sa Dulo ng Punglo: Tales of struggle and conflict in the name of a solitary ideology

Soldiers wounded in clash with the NPA get medals from Army’s 102nd Brigade

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At the early morning hours of August 20, 2021, the 102nd Infantry (IGSOON) Brigade presented the Wounded Personnel Medal to Pvt Nestor Apanon in Barangay Del Pilar, Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte. Apanon, a former rebel who recently graduated and enlisted as a regular member of the Philippine Army, was wounded last August 18 at Barangay… Continue reading Soldiers wounded in clash with the NPA get medals from Army’s 102nd Brigade