BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

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The Philippine Navy landing craft BRP Tausug (LC295) has been tireless in carrying out various sealift, humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) operations in the areas devastated by Typhoon Odette in Visayas. Since December 18, LC295 has been conducting sealift and HADR missions under the operational control of Naval Forces Central to assist those who have… Continue reading BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

Navy patrol craft BRP Enrique Jurado delivers relief goods to Cataban, Calibutan Islands

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Naval Forces Central on Sunday, December 26, 2021, deployed BRP Enrique Jurado (PC371) to Cataban and Calituban Islands in the municipality of Talibon, Bohol, to conduct a sealift and transport mission of various relief goods to typhoon-affected families. A total of 1,460 food packs were transported from the Talibon local government unit to the Cataban… Continue reading Navy patrol craft BRP Enrique Jurado delivers relief goods to Cataban, Calibutan Islands

74 of 81 provinces passed resolutions declaring CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata — NTF-ELCAC

The final chapter of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front’s (CPP-NPA-NDF) reign of terror has now been written off as more local government units (LGUs) have joined this administration in condemning the atrocities of these lawless groups by declaring as persona non grata in their respective localities. At the weekly virtual… Continue reading 74 of 81 provinces passed resolutions declaring CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata — NTF-ELCAC

Newly promoted Army Chief receives military honors

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Lt. Gen. Romeo S. Brawner, Jr., a newly promoted Army Commanding General (CGPA), received arrival honors today, December 29, at the Army’s main headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, in recognition of his well-deserved promotion. Lt. Gen. Brawner was accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Melody Mariele V. Brawner, who received arrival honors from a battalion-sized… Continue reading Newly promoted Army Chief receives military honors

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

Private donors provide P8-M worth of goods for Philippine Army’s typhoon relief effort

The Philippine Army received eight million pesos worth of much-needed supplies from Landers Superstore and property developer Deca Homes, which will be distributed to typhoon-stricken people in the Visayas and Mindanao. From December 21-22, the Philippine Army dispatched military trucks and staff to Lander’s branches across Metro Manila to collect relief supplies and consolidate them… Continue reading Private donors provide P8-M worth of goods for Philippine Army’s typhoon relief effort

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

House passes bill on fixed terms for AFP execs

The House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill bolstering professionalism and encouraging policy and modernization activities within the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on final reading. House Bill 10521, which will provide fixed terms for officials holding senior positions and ranks in the AFP, was passed on third reading with 184 affirmative votes, six negative… Continue reading House passes bill on fixed terms for AFP execs

Reservists cited for community volunteerism efforts

In an online conferment rite on Monday, November 29, 2021, the Army Reserve Command’s 1502nd Community Defense Center (1502CDC) in Agusan del Sur received the Caraga Region’s Most Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteer Organization Award. The unit’s contributions to the government’s pandemic response efforts were recognized by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region 13 and… Continue reading Reservists cited for community volunteerism efforts

19 CTG members yield in Davao del Norte

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At the Davao Del Norte provincial capitol, Maj. Gen. Ernesto Torres Jr, the 10th Infantry Division Commander, and Colonel Consolito Yecla, the 1003rd Infantry Brigade Commander, handed 19 CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) surrenderers to Davao del Norte Governor Edwin Jubahib on Monday, November 22, 2021. The 19 former rebels from the Southern Mindanao Regional Committee’s Sub-Regional… Continue reading 19 CTG members yield in Davao del Norte