AFP deployed units for relief missions in Typhoon Odette-affected localities

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced on Friday that its units are now conducting disaster response operations in regions devastated by Typhoon Odette. According to AFP spokesperson Army Col. Ramon Zagala, this is being done in close conjunction with the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). “In close coordination with the… Continue reading AFP deployed units for relief missions in Typhoon Odette-affected localities

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’

AFP garner highest approval and trust ratings among government agencies

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has welcomed the findings of a non-commissioned survey that found it to have the highest approval and trust ratings among government agencies. In a statement on Tuesday night, AFP spokesperson, Army Col. Ramon Zagala said, “In its 3rd Quarter Survey involving 1,500 respondents, the AFP maintained its 67 percent total… Continue reading AFP garner highest approval and trust ratings among government agencies

AFP chief tests positive for COVID-19

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff, Lt. Gen. Jose Faustino Jr., reported on Monday afternoon that he tested positive for the COVID-19 through a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. “I received confirmation that I have tested positive to COVID-19 with the result of my RT-PCR this afternoon,” he said in a statement. Antigen… Continue reading AFP chief tests positive for COVID-19