Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU perpetuate peace efforts in Dimataling

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At the recently convened Joint Municipal Peace and Order Council (MPOC) held at Dimataling Gymnasium on July 16, 2021, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) and the Municipal Government of Dimataling, Zamboanga del Sur continued to perpetuate peace efforts. 53IB Charlie Company Commander 1Lt. Alvin Ibarra the AFP Updates, techniques and tactics of… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU perpetuate peace efforts in Dimataling

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

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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

Army, LGU promote clean and green environment, participates in tree-planting in far-flung community

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) and 1st CMO “Mahigalaon” Battalion (1CMOBn) took part in a tree-planting program in Salvador, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur on July 16, 2021. The activity was held in collaboration with the Barangay Salvador Youth Association, which is led by Youth President Ms. Geselle Ann Cruz, and SK President Mr. Charlie… Continue reading Army, LGU promote clean and green environment, participates in tree-planting in far-flung community

Army, LGU conduct community engagement activities in far-flung community

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) and 1st CMO “Mahigalaon” Battalion (1CMOBn) conducted community engagement activities in the hinterland barangay of Salvador, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Suron July 10-13, 2021. House-to-house visits were made by Matapat and Mahigalaon Troopers in Puroks 1, 2, and 3 of the abovementioned Barangay to learn about the community’s… Continue reading Army, LGU conduct community engagement activities in far-flung community

Philippine Army’s 53IB, Pagadian LGU launch Livelihood Program for CAFGU Dependents

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The city government of Pagadian, through Pagadian City First Councilor Cpt. Sam Tyra Co (Res), and the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB), launched the Livelihood Program for CAFGU Dependents during their visit to the two patrol bases in Pagadian City on July 13, 2021, as part of the “Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program.” The… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB, Pagadian LGU launch Livelihood Program for CAFGU Dependents

Philippine Army’s 53IB, Lakewood LGU converge for infra projects

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In line with its aim for a world-class Army that is a source of national pride, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB), on July 12, 2021, met with Lakewood mayor Domingo Mirrar to discuss infrastructure projects in the municipality. The following topics were discussed: the groundbreaking of housing for Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB, Lakewood LGU converge for infra projects

Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU advanced ‘Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program’

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB), in collaboration with the Municipal Government of Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur, advanced its “Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program” for the benefit of its CAFGU Active Auxiliaries (CAAs) and their dependents in Ditulan Patrol Base, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur on July 12, 2021. Dumingag OPLAN Amuma Executive Director Ronel Cabilan… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU advanced ‘Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program’

53IB intends to develop a world-class Army that is a source of national pride by 2028

53IB instills warrior ethos and duty (Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion)

During his visit to Ditulan Patrol Base in Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur on July 2, 2021, the Commanding Officer of the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB), Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera, continued to impart the warrior ethos and duty to the Matapat Troopers. Lt. Col. Herrera stated, “The warrior culture and troops’ feeling of… Continue reading 53IB intends to develop a world-class Army that is a source of national pride by 2028