Relief goods from Fort Bonifacio arrive in Visayas and Mindanao

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Soldiers from the Philippine Army spent New Year’s Day away from their families, transporting 47 tons of aid from the Army’s main headquarters in Metro Manila to the Visayas and Mindanao. Starting on December 30, 2021, troops aboard 21 military trucks travelled for three days and over 1,000 kilometers from Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, to… Continue reading Relief goods from Fort Bonifacio arrive in Visayas and Mindanao

4ID troops rescue 4 minors in Surigao del Norte clash against CNTs

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Sunday, December 26, 2021, overran a CPP-NPA terrorist hideout in Barangay Magtangale, San Francisco, Surigao del Norte and rescued four minors. At around 11:30 AM, operating troops from the 30th Infantry engaged in a 30-minute firefight against roughly 30 fully armed CNTs operating in Surigao del Norte.… Continue reading 4ID troops rescue 4 minors in Surigao del Norte clash against CNTs

PH Army step-up HADR operations in Typhoon Odette-damaged areas

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In support of Typhoon Odette’s afflicted families in typhoon-stricken areas in Visayas and Mindanao, Philippine Army troops are continuing humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) activities. Different Army units ramped up their HADR operations and assisted in the recovery efforts in the typhoon-ravaged provinces of Southern Leyte, Bohol, Cebu, Negros Occidental, and other Visayas provinces.… Continue reading PH Army step-up HADR operations in Typhoon Odette-damaged areas

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

New Army Chief lays out the plan for the Philippine Army

In his assumption speech on Friday, December 10, at the Headquarters Philippine Army Grandstand (HPAG), newly named Commanding General of the Philippine Army (CGPA) Maj. Gen. Romeo S. Brawner, Jr. laid out his three-fold plan for the 100,000-strong Philippine Army. According to the 65th CGPA, he would focus on the health, morale, and welfare of troops,… Continue reading New Army Chief lays out the plan for the Philippine Army

New PH Army chief promises to focus on enhancing health and wellbeing of troops

In an interview on Tuesday, Maj. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr., the newly appointed Philippine Army (PA) chief, has pledged to focus on the health, welfare, and morale of the troops and their families. “Itong mga tropa natin, these are the most important resource of the PA, yung tropa natin, tao,” said Brawner. He also stated… Continue reading New PH Army chief promises to focus on enhancing health and wellbeing of troops

4ID’s Romeo Brawner Jr. appointed as new PH Army chief

President Rodrigo Duterte has named 4th Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. as the new Commanding General of the Philippine Army. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed Brawner’s appointment in a message to reporters. He also released a copy of Duterte’s December 7 letter, which confirmed the name of the new Army commanding general.… Continue reading 4ID’s Romeo Brawner Jr. appointed as new PH Army chief

CNT commander, 5 others yield to 4ID in Bukidnon

Another high-ranking CPP-NPA Terrorist (CNT) leader and five of his subordinates surrendered to the 4th Infantry Division (4ID) at Cabanglasan, Bukidnon on Sunday, November 14, indicating that communist-terrorists are losing territory in Northern Mindanao. 4ID’s 88th Infantry Battalion under the 403rd Infantry Brigade facilitated the surrender of the CNTs led by Bernie Sinunta alias “Boboy,”… Continue reading CNT commander, 5 others yield to 4ID in Bukidnon

Army debunk CPP’s claims that NPA’s Ka Oris was ‘ambushed’

After the most sought New People’s Army (NPA) spokesperson and Communist Party of the Philippines – National Democratic Front (CPP-NDF) leader Jorge “Ka Oris” Madlos was killed in an encounter in the mountainous terrain of Sitio Gabunan, Brgy. Dumalaguing, Impasugong, Bukidnon on October 30, the CPP accused state forces of “staging” an armed confrontation ostensibly… Continue reading Army debunk CPP’s claims that NPA’s Ka Oris was ‘ambushed’

29IB seizes high-powered firearm in Agusan del Norte

Following a fight with CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNT) in Jabonga, Agusan del Norte on October 29, 2021, operating troops of the Army’s 29th Infantry Battalion of the 4th Infantry Division seized a high-powered firearm. The troops came into roughly ten (10) CNTs, which resulted in a 10-minute battle and the confiscation of an M16 rifle at… Continue reading 29IB seizes high-powered firearm in Agusan del Norte