14 BIFF combatants surrender in Midsayap, North Cotabato

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On January 6, 2022, 14 Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) fighters surrendered to Joint Task Force Central forces in Barangay Salunayan, Midsayap, Cotabato. The surrender, according to Major General Juvymax Uy, is part of the 6th Infantry Division’s effort to put an end to violent extremism in Central Mindanao before President Rodrigo Duterte’s term ends.… Continue reading 14 BIFF combatants surrender in Midsayap, North Cotabato

CGPA inaugurates new isolation facility, golf course in 6ID

Lt. Gen. Romeo Brawner, Jr., Commanding General of the Philippine Army (CGPA), oversaw the inauguration of a new isolation facility for the Army’s 6th Infantry Division on Friday, January 7, as he instructed troops to strictly follow health regulations amid the COVID-19 spike. Lt. Gen. Brawner, BARMM Interim Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim, Al Haj,… Continue reading CGPA inaugurates new isolation facility, golf course in 6ID

CGPA vows modernization of Army’s medical facilities in 6ID visit

During his visit to the 6th Infantry Division’s headquarters in Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Friday, January 7, Commanding General of the Philippine Army (CGPA) Lt. Gen. Romeo S. Brawner, Jr. pledged to improve the Army’s medical care facilities. Lt. Gen. Brawner promised to modernize and expand the Army’s medical treatment facilities to deliver… Continue reading CGPA vows modernization of Army’s medical facilities in 6ID visit

Central Mindanao-based Army unit extends help to typhoon-hit Negros Occidental

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The 6th Infantry Division (6ID), based in Central Mindanao, launched a massive humanitarian assistance and relief operation in Negros Occidental, involving over 100 personnel and 19 vehicles that transported essential supplies to typhoon-affected communities. Food, bottled water, construction materials, three generator sets, solar flood lights, and various debris clearing equipment arrived in three separate batches… Continue reading Central Mindanao-based Army unit extends help to typhoon-hit Negros Occidental

Army, police forces neutralize five lawless personalities in North Cotabato

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Combined Army and police elements in Barangay Gocutan, Pikit, Cotabato, neutralized five lawless individuals in support of a law enforcement operation on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. A firefight ensued after elements from the Army’s 90th Infantry Battalion, 34th Infantry Battalion, 602nd Division Reconnaissance Company, and PNP Police Regional Office 12 attempted to issue an arrest… Continue reading Army, police forces neutralize five lawless personalities in North Cotabato

Philippine Army’s 6IB troops neutralized BIFF leader in Maguindanao

The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) Karialan Faction’s 4th Division Commander and Chief of Staff perished in a fight with the 6th Infantry Battalion of Joint Task Force Central (JTFC) forces in Brgy. Ganta, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao on December 26, 2021. Residents reported an armed presence in the area, prompting the forces to launch… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 6IB troops neutralized BIFF leader in Maguindanao

Philippine Army’s 6ID conduct relief operations in Negros Occidental

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In response to the needs of survivors of Typhoon Odette, the 6th Infantry (Kampilan) Division, in collaboration with various local government units, stakeholders, the private sector, and the people of Central Mindanao, launched a major humanitarian assistance and relief operation to the Negros Occidental affected families, specifically at Kabankalan, Sipalay, and Ilog. On December 21,… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 6ID conduct relief operations in Negros Occidental

BIFF member surrender in North Cotabato

The military in North Cotabato said Wednesday that a member of the Islamic State-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) terrorist group surrendered, bringing with him a crew-served 60-mm mortar launching pad. “Alias Omar” freely came forward to surrender Tuesday afternoon in Barangay Salunayan, Midsayap, North Cotabato, according to Lt. Col. Edgardo Vilchez Jr, commander of… Continue reading BIFF member surrender in North Cotabato

Army Chief assures troops of continued support

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The Commanding General Philippine Army (CGPA), Lt. Gen. Andres C. Centino, assured ground troops of continued support from the Army leadership in the second day of his visit to far-flung patrol bases under the 6th Infantry “Kampilan” Division in Central Mindanao yesterday, October 27, 2021. “The Philippine Army will provide the needs of troops and… Continue reading Army Chief assures troops of continued support

CGPA leads demilitarization of captured firearms in 6ID

Lt. Gen. Andres Centino, Army Commanding General, led the ceremonial demilitarization of captured, confiscated, surrendered, and recovered firearms at the 6th Infantry Division (6ID) headquarters in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. The ceremony is one of the highlights of the Philippine Army’s principal infantry division in Central Mindanao’s 34th founding anniversary celebrations.… Continue reading CGPA leads demilitarization of captured firearms in 6ID