Lapuyan, Dimataling municipalities declared as ‘insurgency free’

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At the 53rd Infantry Battalion (53IB) Headquarters in Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur, the Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF-ELCAC) of Lapuyan and Dimataling, both municipalities of Zamboanga del Sur, solidified the defeat of the CPP-NPA in their respective towns by passing resolutions declaring them “insurgency free” on Thursday, November 11, 2021.… Continue reading Lapuyan, Dimataling municipalities declared as ‘insurgency free’

2 BDP projects break ground in Zamboanga del Sur

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The Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ZDS PTF-ELCAC) unveiled two Barangay Development Program (BDP) projects in Barangay Depore, Bayog, Zamboanga del Sur on Friday, October 29, 2021. ZamboSur PTF-ELCAC Chairperson and Governor Victor J. Yu led the groundbreaking ceremony for the upgrading of the farm-to-market road (FMR) from Purok… Continue reading 2 BDP projects break ground in Zamboanga del Sur

54th Engineer Brigade recognizes 53rd Engineer Brigade’s efforts

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The Philippine Army’s 54th Engineer Brigade (54EBde) recognized the 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) during its 30th Founding Anniversary held at 54th EBde Headquarters, Cabatangan, Zamboanga City on August 16, 2021, as a result of its continued convergence and collaboration efforts to finally end local communist armed conflict in its area of operations. The Command… Continue reading 54th Engineer Brigade recognizes 53rd Engineer Brigade’s efforts