Army launches ‘fighters to farmers’ program in Sulu for ex-ASG members

The Army’s 2nd Special Forces Battalion (2SFBn) has launched the “fighters to farmers” program in Talipao, Sulu, to provide former Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members with a sustainable livelihood. The program, according to 2SFBn commander Lt. Col. Benito Ramos Jr., aims to put food on the table for ASG surrenderers and their families. “This food… Continue reading Army launches ‘fighters to farmers’ program in Sulu for ex-ASG members

Law enforcement operations led to seizure of P13.6-M worth of drugs in Sulu

The 4th Marine Brigade, along with personnel from the Philippine Army’s 11th Infantry Division, PDEA RO BARMM and RO IX, CIDG IX, Sulu PPO, SAC, 7th SABn, Indanan, and Jolo MPS, launched a buy-bust operation in Brgy. KM 2, Indanan, Sulu on December 4, 2021. Alleged drug dealers, Muride J. Ahajan, Elwina H. Unaid, and… Continue reading Law enforcement operations led to seizure of P13.6-M worth of drugs in Sulu

Army helps conflict-displaced Sulu families return home

Conflict-displaced families in Patikul, Sulu returned to their village on Sunday, November 28, 2021, after more than half a decade, demonstrating the government’s successful “Balik Barangay Program” in the region. According to the Army’s 11th Infantry Division (11ID), 208 conflict-displaced families returned to their homes at Sitio Darayan, Barangay Buhanginan, Patikul, Sulu . Incursions between government… Continue reading Army helps conflict-displaced Sulu families return home

Philippine Army’s 11ID reshuffles key personnel to bolster anti-terror efforts in Sulu

Photo courtesy of the 11ID Public Affairs Office

As the Philippine Army’s 11th Infantry Division (ID) boosts its anti-terror campaign in the province of Sulu, top officers have been reshuffled. The 11ID, also known as the Alakdan Division, reshuffled its 1101st, 1102nd, and 1103rd brigades on Tuesday. The 11ID is the Army’s youngest infantry division. On December 17, 2018, President Rodrigo Duterte and… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 11ID reshuffles key personnel to bolster anti-terror efforts in Sulu

Army troops conducts Civic Action Program in Patikul Sulu

Photo courtesy of 35th Infantry Makamandag Battalion, 11ID, Philippine Army

The 35th Infantry Battalion, commanded by Ltc Wilfredo B. Borgonia Jr, joined the 11th Infantry Division’s Civic Action Program at So Amman, Brgy Bangkal, Patikul, Sulu on July 23, 2021. The 11th Infantry Division and Joint Task Force Sulu Commander, MGen William N. Gonzales, the 1102nd Brigade Commander, BGen Benjamin G. Batara Jr, the Municipality… Continue reading Army troops conducts Civic Action Program in Patikul Sulu