PTF-ELCAC sustains peace and security efforts in Zamboanga del Sur

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

At the recently concluded 3rd Quarter Joint Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) – Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) Meeting held at Balay Bisaya, Provincial Government Complex, Barangay Dao, Pagadian City on July 16, 202, the Provincial Government of Zamboanga del Sur and the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) continued to uphold peace… Continue reading PTF-ELCAC sustains peace and security efforts in Zamboanga del Sur

Adopt-a-CAFGU Program launched by 53IB, LGU in geographically isolated patrol base community

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

On July 14, 2021, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) and the Municipal Government of Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur launched their Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program at the geographically isolated patrol base in Barangay Saad, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur. Activities for Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program included free visitation check-up, operation tuli, dental mission, giving… Continue reading Adopt-a-CAFGU Program launched by 53IB, LGU in geographically isolated patrol base community

AFP personnel encouraged to sign up for PhilSys

PHOTO/S: JEROME ASCANO

In accordance with ongoing efforts to identify terrorists and unscrupulous individuals, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) invited all of its personnel to register for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) on Friday. “The Philippine ID will not only provide us with a valid proof of identification, but it will also help government forces in… Continue reading AFP personnel encouraged to sign up for PhilSys

1st Gallant Youth For Peace Orientation successfully organized in Sulu by Gallant Troopers

Photo courtesy of 45IB-Gallant Troopers

Recently, the first Gallant Youth For Peace Orientation (Bangkal Chapter) Batch-1-2021 and Awards for “Tausug Heroes” was successfully held in Brgy. Pangdanon, Patikul, Sulu. The event was organized by Gallant Troopers under the leadership of LtC Vicente B. Mabborang Jr. INF GSC PA in collaboration with the 1102nd Infantry “GANARUL” Brigade led by BGen Benjamin… Continue reading 1st Gallant Youth For Peace Orientation successfully organized in Sulu by Gallant Troopers

2 CPP-NPA sympathizers surrender in Capiz

Photo courtesy of Capiz Police Provincial Office

Two sympathizers of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) have surrendered to police in Dumarao, Capiz, as part of the government’s campaign to end local communist armed struggle. The surrenderers, both residents of Barangay Bungsuan in Dumarao, surrendered themselves at the Dumarao Municipal Police Station on July 7, 2021, according to Col.… Continue reading 2 CPP-NPA sympathizers surrender in Capiz

AFP receives helicopter, rescue boats, trucks from businessman Manny Pangilinan

Photos courtesy of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office

Business magnate Manuel V. Pangilinan gifted the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with a helicopter, rescue boats, and trucks on Thursday, January 7. “The donations signify our shared aspirations in giving our all-out support to our men and women in uniform as they fulfill their responsibilities to the nation, especially in times of disasters… Continue reading AFP receives helicopter, rescue boats, trucks from businessman Manny Pangilinan

AFP pays tribute to Dr. Jose Rizal in honour of the 124th martyrdom anniversary

Photos by Cpl Joel Manzano PA/PAOAFP

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) joined the observance of Dr. Jose P. Rizal’s 124th martyrdom anniversary in Rizal Park on Monday. “The Armed Forces of the Philippines is one with the whole Filipino nation in the peaceful and safe commemoration of Rizal Day. Your soldiers, airmen, sailors, marines, and civilian human resources pay… Continue reading AFP pays tribute to Dr. Jose Rizal in honour of the 124th martyrdom anniversary

35 individuals claiming to be members of MNLF arrested in Rizal

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced Monday that 35 people claiming to be members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) were arrested in Rizal for allegedly engaging in unlawful paramilitary training. Reiterating that the suspects were also caught illegally discharging firearms and wearing military uniforms in a camp, they set up… Continue reading 35 individuals claiming to be members of MNLF arrested in Rizal

Smuggled goods flagged up in Maguindanao by Philippine Marine troops

Photo: Naval Forces Western Mindanao

The Marine Battalion Landing Team-5 of the Naval Task Group Central/ 1st Marine Brigade (1MBDE) seized an elf truck with unregistered cigarettes worth P1.4 million in Barangay Sapad, Matanog, Maguindanao on December 26, 2020. The white Isuzu elf truck with temporary plate number 1230 112145 was flagged down by Marine Troops executing combined AFP-PNP mobile… Continue reading Smuggled goods flagged up in Maguindanao by Philippine Marine troops

Lorenzana honors men in uniform on AFP’s 85th anniversary

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have faced major challenges in the year 2020, which have strengthened the organization and its personnel in their sworn duty to preserve and protect the country’s borders, Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana said on the 85th founding anniversary of the AFP, which was commemorated on Monday, December 21.… Continue reading Lorenzana honors men in uniform on AFP’s 85th anniversary