Philippine Navy warship patrols, renders assistance to Panguan Island residents

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Under the direction of Naval Task Force 61 of Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM), BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17) conducted sovereignty patrols in the Tawi-Tawi group of islands, including Panguan Island, the “last southwestern island frontier of the Philippines,” in keeping with the Philippine Navy’s mandate of preserving the integrity of our territories and protecting every… Continue reading Philippine Navy warship patrols, renders assistance to Panguan Island residents

PH, Indonesia further strengthen partnership through regular coordinated patrol

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Eastern Mindanao Command, through the Naval Forces of Eastern Mindanao, conducts frequent coordinated patrols of the common border and nearby waters with the Indonesian Navy (CORPAT PHILINDO). BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17), under the operational supervision of Naval Task Force 71, sailed the border in formation with KRI KAKAP (KKP-811) during one of CORPAT’s iterations this… Continue reading PH, Indonesia further strengthen partnership through regular coordinated patrol

Navy personnel gives early Christmas present to fishermen in Davao Oriental

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During one of their regular inspections of fishing vessels while operating in the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone about 70 nautical miles (112 kilometers) east of Davao Oriental on Monday, November 8, 2021, LTJG Aira Aguilar PN of BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17) was seen giving early Christmas presents to a group of fishermen in the spirit… Continue reading Navy personnel gives early Christmas present to fishermen in Davao Oriental

BRP Andres Bonifacio commends 2 female personnel for their significant accomplishments at work

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Two female personnel from the BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17) have been recognized for exceeding expectations and upholding standards while performing their responsibilities in accordance with their shipboard ratings. Women have made significant progress in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) throughout the years. They are valuable assets that the organization should look after because… Continue reading BRP Andres Bonifacio commends 2 female personnel for their significant accomplishments at work

Navy rescues 6 individuals from sinking fishing vessel near Philippine Rise

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The Philippine Navy patrol ship BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17) rescued six crew members of a sinking fishing vessel (FV) named ‘Mr. Kupido’ southeast of Philippine Rise at roughly 5 PM on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. PS17, under the operational control of (tag) Naval Forces Southern Luzon, was conducting maritime patrol near Benham Bank in the… Continue reading Navy rescues 6 individuals from sinking fishing vessel near Philippine Rise