JTF Central’s stepped-up operations forced 7 more terrorists to surrender in Sultan Kudarat

Due to the increased military operations and peace processes used by government troops in Sultan Kudarat, seven terror group members have abandoned their violent fight. Four members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters-Karialan Faction (BIFF-KF), two members of the Communist Terrorist Group’s Guerilla Front-73 (GF-73), and one member of the Daulah Islamiyah-Hassan Group (DI-HG) were… Continue reading JTF Central’s stepped-up operations forced 7 more terrorists to surrender in Sultan Kudarat

BIFF field commander, cohorts yield in Sultan Kudarat

Photo courtesy of Western Mindanao Command

A field commander of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters-Karialan Faction and five of his comrades on Wednesday, November 24, surrendered to the military near Sultan Kudarat. The six surrendered to the 40th Infantry Battalion headquarters in Barangay Tual, President Quirino, the same province. The six handed over their firearms, which included one 5.56mm M16 A1… Continue reading BIFF field commander, cohorts yield in Sultan Kudarat

BARMM, 40IB conducts 3-day Entrepreneurship Development Training for 25 former violent extremists

Photo courtesy of 40 Infantry "Magiting" Battalion

The 40th Infantry (Magiting) Battalion held a three-day Entrepreneurship Development Training (EDT) for Former Violent Extremists who returned to the fold of the government at the Gymnasium, 601st Infantry (Unifier) Brigade, Camp Leono, Brgy. Kalandagan, Tacurong City, from the 11th to the 13th of August 2021. The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) coordinated… Continue reading BARMM, 40IB conducts 3-day Entrepreneurship Development Training for 25 former violent extremists

Philippine Army’s 40IB held a flag salute on International Humanitarian Law Day

40 Infantry "Magiting" Battalion

The 40th Infantry (Magiting) Battalion held a flag salute in commemoration of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) day with the theme “Upholding the Law of Armed Conflict Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: Protecting Humanity for Healing and Recovery (Pagpapatibay sa Batas ng Digmaan sa Panahon ng Pandemya Para Sa Kalunasan ng Sangkatauhan)” held at the Headquarters, Barangay… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 40IB held a flag salute on International Humanitarian Law Day