40 ASG returnees graduate from livelihood training

Photo courtesy of 4th Civil Relations Group

The graduation ceremony of 40 former Abu Sayyaf Group members was held at the headquarters of the 4th Marine Makusug Brigade in Brgy. Tandu Bato, Luuk, Sulu on December 9, 2021. The said ceremony was organized in collaboration with Gagandilan Mindanao Womens Incorporated (GMWI), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) headed by Miss Wahida Abdullah, the executive… Continue reading 40 ASG returnees graduate from livelihood training

Law enforcement operations led to seizure of P13.6-M worth of drugs in Sulu

The 4th Marine Brigade, along with personnel from the Philippine Army’s 11th Infantry Division, PDEA RO BARMM and RO IX, CIDG IX, Sulu PPO, SAC, 7th SABn, Indanan, and Jolo MPS, launched a buy-bust operation in Brgy. KM 2, Indanan, Sulu on December 4, 2021. Alleged drug dealers, Muride J. Ahajan, Elwina H. Unaid, and… Continue reading Law enforcement operations led to seizure of P13.6-M worth of drugs in Sulu

Marines deliver books, supports literacy campaign in Sulu

Photo courtesy of Naval Forces Western Mindanao

Marine troops from the 4th Marine Brigade’s Marine Battalion Landing Team-7 brought a truckload of different books to Tayungan Elementary School in Barangay Tayungan, Panamao, Sulu on Friday, December 3, 2021. According to the Naval Forces Western Mindanao PAO, the activity was part of the Marine Brigade’s Community Support Program, which helps communities in their area… Continue reading Marines deliver books, supports literacy campaign in Sulu

Abu Sayyaff Group member yields to Marine troops in Sulu

Photo from Naval Forces Western Mindanao's Facebook page

On Monday, December 28, 2020, another member of the recognized terrorist group Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) surrendered to Marine soldiers from Marine Battalion Landing Team-1 of Naval Task Group Sulu/ 4th Marine Brigade in Panamao, Sulu. Akri Bauddin Abdulhamsi, who was purportedly linked to the late ASG Sub-leader Hairula Abduraja, was recognized by Marine Intelligence… Continue reading Abu Sayyaff Group member yields to Marine troops in Sulu