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

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

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

NPA slain Kieth Absalon due to his popularity, active promotion of sports — Esperon

Kieth Absalon, a football player from Far Eastern University (FEU) who was slain in a New People’s Army (NPA) attack in Masbate on June 6, was targeted explicitly because of his popularity and active promotion of sports among the youth, which ran counter to communist terrorist groups (CTGs)’ preaching. This was revealed by National Security… Continue reading NPA slain Kieth Absalon due to his popularity, active promotion of sports — Esperon

NPA Front Secretary’s dead body abandoned by comrades, another 1 wounded, captured by Army troops

Philippine Army Photo

During five consecutive confrontations in San Isidro, Northern Samar, a high-ranking New People’s Army (NPA) terrorist leader was killed, while another was wounded. Several high- and low-powered rifles, ammunition, IEDs, claymore mines, and grenades were also seized. On the morning of December 21, 2020, the 43rd Infantry Battalion forces and the Communist NPA Terrorists (CNT)… Continue reading NPA Front Secretary’s dead body abandoned by comrades, another 1 wounded, captured by Army troops

Army seized CNTs’ hideout in Iloilo in the midst of the Yuletide season

Photo: 301st Infantry Bayanihan Brigade

Members of the Communist NPA Terrorist (CNTs) were encountered by the Army’s 61st Infantry (Hunter) Battalion, 3ID, Philippine Army at Brgy. Tigmarabo, Miagao, Iloilo on December 26, 2020 at around 1:00 PM. The firefight occurred while troops from the 61IB Philippine Army were conducting a community security patrol in the hinterland barangays to ensure a… Continue reading Army seized CNTs’ hideout in Iloilo in the midst of the Yuletide season

2 NPAs killed, firearms seized in a clash against gov’t forces during Christmas Eve

Elements of the Philippine Army’s 11th Infantry (Lapu-Lapu) Battalion stumbled upon remnants of the Southeast Front, Komiteng Rehiyon Negros, Cebu, Bohol, and Siquijor (SEF, KR – NCBS) at Sitio Libjo, Barangay Napacao, Siaton, Negros Oriental on Thursday, December 24, 2020. The incident occurred after government forces received information about the presence of Communist NPA Terrorists (CNTs)… Continue reading 2 NPAs killed, firearms seized in a clash against gov’t forces during Christmas Eve