7ID installs solar-powered communication equipment in remote detachments

Solar-powered Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) were placed in four remote detachments by the 7th Infantry Division in the last quarter of 2021, benefiting troops and communities in the hinterlands. The said VSAT were deployed to far-flung detachments at Lacub, Abra; San Luis, Aurora; Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan; and Carranglan, Nueva Ecija. According to 7ID Commander Maj. Gen.… Continue reading 7ID installs solar-powered communication equipment in remote detachments

Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

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The 52nd Engineer Brigade (52EBde) of the Philippine Army continued to support local government entities in the restoration and rehabilitation activities for towns hit by Typhoon Odette on January 9, 2022 in northeastern Mindanao. Since mid-December 2021, when Typhoon Odette blew over Mindanao and Visayas, 52EBde has been providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief. Seven… Continue reading Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

CGPA inaugurates new isolation facility, golf course in 6ID

Lt. Gen. Romeo Brawner, Jr., Commanding General of the Philippine Army (CGPA), oversaw the inauguration of a new isolation facility for the Army’s 6th Infantry Division on Friday, January 7, as he instructed troops to strictly follow health regulations amid the COVID-19 spike. Lt. Gen. Brawner, BARMM Interim Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim, Al Haj,… Continue reading CGPA inaugurates new isolation facility, golf course in 6ID

Philippine Army’s 10ID receives new mobility assets

The 10th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army has received new mobility assets that will improve its operating capabilities. On Friday, January 7, the blessing ceremony for the 21 KM250 trucks, 14 Toyota SUVs, and 33 Kawasaki and Bajaj motorcycles at Camp General Manuel Yan, Sr. Grandstand was led by 10th Infantry Division Chaplain Lt. Col.… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 10ID receives new mobility assets

CGPA vows modernization of Army’s medical facilities in 6ID visit

During his visit to the 6th Infantry Division’s headquarters in Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Friday, January 7, Commanding General of the Philippine Army (CGPA) Lt. Gen. Romeo S. Brawner, Jr. pledged to improve the Army’s medical care facilities. Lt. Gen. Brawner promised to modernize and expand the Army’s medical treatment facilities to deliver… Continue reading CGPA vows modernization of Army’s medical facilities in 6ID visit

Two Abu Sayyaf members yield in Sulu

Photo courtesy of 2nd Special Forces "Sabertooth" Battalion

Two Abu Sayyaf members on Saturday, January 1, 2022, voluntarily surrendered in Upper Sinumaan, Talipao, Sulu, as a result of Army Special Forces troops’ relentless implementation of the Community Support Program (CSP). Brig. Gen. Eugenio Boquio, commander of the 1101st Infantry Brigade, received the surrenderers, Sibakkal “Tuan Mawang” Salahuddin, 66, and Isbain “Isbaen” Sakilan, 49.… Continue reading Two Abu Sayyaf members yield in Sulu

4ID troops rescue 4 minors in Surigao del Norte clash against CNTs

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Sunday, December 26, 2021, overran a CPP-NPA terrorist hideout in Barangay Magtangale, San Francisco, Surigao del Norte and rescued four minors. At around 11:30 AM, operating troops from the 30th Infantry engaged in a 30-minute firefight against roughly 30 fully armed CNTs operating in Surigao del Norte.… Continue reading 4ID troops rescue 4 minors in Surigao del Norte clash against CNTs

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 delivers relief supplies in typhoon-hit Cebu

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The Philippine Army on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, loaded the first consolidated relief commodities from private donors onto the Philippine Navy’s BRP Tarlac destined for Cebu province at Pier 1, South Harbor, Manila. From Headquarters Philippine Army in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig, to Pier 13 in South Harbor, Manila, the Philippine Army loaded 13 truckloads of… Continue reading PH Army delivers relief supplies in typhoon-hit Cebu

Wounded soldiers receive Christmas presents from CGPA

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Maj. Gen. Romeo S. Brawner Jr., the Commanding General Philippine Army (CGPA), presented Christmas gifts to wounded soldiers recuperating at the Army General Hospital on December 23, 2021, at Headquarters Philippine Army (HPA), Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. The CGPA, in collaboration with HPA troops and employees, supplied grocery packs to injured personnel. During the activity,… Continue reading Wounded soldiers receive Christmas presents from CGPA