Philippine Army’s 53IB launches Matapat Community Firing Range in Zamboanga del Sur

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) officially opened the Matapat Community Firing Range on Wednesday, December 1, in a simple inauguration and riboon-cutting ceremony at 53IB Headquarters in Poblacion, Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur, graced by the Army’s 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division Commander Maj. Gen. Gene Ponio. The Matapat Community Firing Range is a seven-bay shooting range… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB launches Matapat Community Firing Range in Zamboanga del Sur

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’

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

1ID facilitates inoculation of Tabak troopers against COVID-19

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The 1st Infantry Tabak Division kicks off its 5-day inoculation of more than 5,000 Tabak troopers against the COVID-19 disease Wednesday, August 11, at the 1ID gymnasium. On August 9, the Division received 10,192 doses of AstraZeneca vaccinations from the UK government for AFP personnel stationed in the Zamboanga Peninsula and Lanao Provinces. The immunization… Continue reading 1ID facilitates inoculation of Tabak troopers against COVID-19

Philippine Army’s 1ID receives over 10,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines

The Philippine Army’s premier command, the 1st Infantry “Tabak” Division (1ID), has received 10,192 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the UK government. The AstraZeneca vaccines they received, according to Capt. Mary Jephte Mañebog, 1ID information officer, are part of a grant from the British government for uniformed people stationed around the country. The immunizations are… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 1ID receives over 10,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines