Army launches rescue and relief efforts for Typhoon Odette-affected localities

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The Philippine Army units in the Visayas and Mindanao commenced on Friday, December 17, 2021, humanitarian assistance and disaster-response efforts in towns devastated by Typhoon Odette. Various troops of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division conducted rescue and relief operations in towns devastated by Odette, the country’s fiercest tropical cyclone this year. In Patin-ay, Prosperidad, Agusan del… Continue reading Army launches rescue and relief efforts for Typhoon Odette-affected localities

3ID destroys CNT firearms in demilitarization rites

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The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, in partnership with the 6th Forward Service Support Unit (6FSSU), destroyed captured, confiscated, surrendered, and recovered (CCSR) firearms of CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) in a demilitarization ceremony held at 6FSSU headquarters in Camp Martin, Delgado, Iloilo City on December 13, 2021. The cutting of firearms was led by 3ID Commander… Continue reading 3ID destroys CNT firearms in demilitarization rites

3ID condemns continued human rights violations of CNTs

The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division has criticized the CPP-NPA Terrorists’ (CNTs) continuous human rights violations and crimes, vowing to safeguard human rights for the 73rd International Human Rights Day on December 10, 2021. Maj. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division, revealed the following human rights violations committed by communist-terrorists in October… Continue reading 3ID condemns continued human rights violations of CNTs

Western Visayas ELCAC urges NPA rebels in Panay to surrender

The Western Visayas Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF6-ELCAC) has urged remnants of the Communist Party of the Philippines New People’s Army National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) in Panay to put down their arms, return home, and live in peace. In a statement posted on Tuesday, lawyer Flosemer Chris Gonzales, spokesperson of the RTF6-ELCAC,… Continue reading Western Visayas ELCAC urges NPA rebels in Panay to surrender

3ID foils planned CTG attack, recovers war materials in Negros Occidental

The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division disrupted the Communist Terrorist Group’s (CTG) planned attack and extortion activities in Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. In response to information from a concerned citizen concerning CTG elements in Sitio Tiyos, Barangay Quitin Remo, combined forces from 3ID’s 62nd and 79th Infantry Battalions clashed with… Continue reading 3ID foils planned CTG attack, recovers war materials in Negros Occidental

CGPA lauds 94IB’s successful operation against CNTs in Negros Occidental

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The Commanding General Philippine Army praised the operational success of the 94th Infantry Battalion (94IB) under the 3rd Infantry “Spearhead” Division against the CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, on October 1, 2021, that led to the seizure of two high-powered firearms. 94IB troopers figured in series of encounters with around 15 CNTs… Continue reading CGPA lauds 94IB’s successful operation against CNTs in Negros Occidental