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

OPAPP, 6ID inaugurate ‘House of Peace’ in Maguindanao

Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. attended the unveiling and blessing of a new Peace Center in Maguindanao on Tuesday. The Peace Center, known in Maguindanaon as the “Walay na Kalilintad” or “House of Peace,” aims to provide not only a venue for various peacebuilding initiatives, but also an avenue for collaboration between the… Continue reading OPAPP, 6ID inaugurate ‘House of Peace’ in Maguindanao

Philippine Army’s 11ID activates new battalion

The Philippine Army’s 11th Infantry “Alakdan” Division activated a new battalion Tuesday, November 16, to bolster its anti-terrorism campaign in its command area. The 101st Infantry Battalion was activated at Kuta Heneral Teodulfo Bautista in Jolo, Sulu, by Maj. Gen. William Gonzalez, 11ID Commander. The Sulu Archipelago is comprised of the provinces of Basilan, Sulu,… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 11ID activates new battalion

Aeroscout Company conducts leadership transport missions to Sulu, Tawi-Tawi

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The Army Aviation Regiment’s Special Mission Aviation (Aeroscout) Company in Cotabato City successfully completed back-to-back leadership transport operations to Sulu and Tawi-Tawi last week. Two Army aviators flew Brig. Gen. Romulo Manuel Jr., commander of the Army Artillery (King of Battle) Regiment, from Zamboanga City to Jolo, Sulu, and back. On the same day, the… Continue reading Aeroscout Company conducts leadership transport missions to Sulu, Tawi-Tawi

PCG distributes equipment to districts responsible for safeguarding ZamBaSulTa region

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) officially handed over new equipment to the PCG districts monitoring over the Sulu and Celebes Sea, boosting maritime law enforcement and security in the region. The PCG announced on Facebook on Tuesday that 40 QR code scanners and seven rugged laptops were handed over in a ceremony attended by PCG… Continue reading PCG distributes equipment to districts responsible for safeguarding ZamBaSulTa region

BARMM, 40IB conducts 3-day Entrepreneurship Development Training for 25 former violent extremists

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The 40th Infantry (Magiting) Battalion held a three-day Entrepreneurship Development Training (EDT) for Former Violent Extremists who returned to the fold of the government at the Gymnasium, 601st Infantry (Unifier) Brigade, Camp Leono, Brgy. Kalandagan, Tacurong City, from the 11th to the 13th of August 2021. The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) coordinated… Continue reading BARMM, 40IB conducts 3-day Entrepreneurship Development Training for 25 former violent extremists

Former terror group members join BARMM search and rescue unit

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A week-long training on water search and rescue tactics critical to emergency and disaster response operations was completed Monday by 59 people, including five former members of a local terrorist group. Five of the 59 graduates of the program, which was coordinated by the Rapid Emergency Action on Disaster Incidence or READi and the Army’s 6th… Continue reading Former terror group members join BARMM search and rescue unit