PH Air Force assist in delivering COVID-19 vaccines to Fuga Island

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The North Luzon Command (NOLCOM) aided the Department of Health (DOH) and Aparri’s local government unit (LGU) in delivering the vaccine to one of Cagayan province’s islands in order to help speed up the reduction of COVID-19 cases in the country. The Philippine Air Force (PAF) Tactical Operations Group 2 delivered 1,219 anti-COVID-19 vaccines to… Continue reading PH Air Force assist in delivering COVID-19 vaccines to Fuga Island

PH Navy christened and commissioned into service BRP Mamanwa

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BRP Mamanwa (LC294), a former Mulgae Class LCU 70 of the Republic of Korea, was christened and commissioned by the Philippine Fleet (PF) through the Sealift Amphibious Force (SAF) on December 6, 2021 at Captain Salvo Pier, Naval Base Heracleo Alano. Vice Adm. Adeluis Bordado PN, as Guest of Honor and Speaker, and his wife,… Continue reading PH Navy christened and commissioned into service BRP Mamanwa

Military continuously aids in government’s vaccination program

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Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Western Mindanao Command continues to assist the government’s vaccination campaign by facilitating the safe shipment of vaccines and medical supplies to island provinces and remote municipalities in western and central Mindanao. On December 12, 2021, vaccines were successfully brought to Basilan and Tawi-Tawi using a single Special Boarding Unit (SBU)… Continue reading Military continuously aids in government’s vaccination program

AFP chief visits wounded soldiers at V. Luna Medical Center, hails their bravery

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff LtGen Andres C. Centino PA paid a visit to almost 200 servicemen rehabilitating at V Luna Medical Center (VLMC), AFP Health Service Command, and presented them with Christmas gifts. Bgen Edgar M. Cardinoza PAF, Commander of the AFP Health Service Command, welcomed him. “Your sacrifices have… Continue reading AFP chief visits wounded soldiers at V. Luna Medical Center, hails their bravery

Medical supplies bound for Sulu and Tawi-Tawi transported with the help of gov’t troops

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Marines from the Marine Battalion Landing Team-11 and soldiers from Joint Task Force Zamboanga helped in the  transportation of medical supplies to Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. In the afternoon of November 28, 2021, troops from the 35th Infantry Battalion assisted in the unloading of shipments from the Multipurpose Assault Craft (MPAC) of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao at… Continue reading Medical supplies bound for Sulu and Tawi-Tawi transported with the help of gov’t troops

WESCOM participates in National COVID-19 Vaccination Days

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Western Command complies with and fully supports President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to designate November 29 to December 1, 2021 as “National Vaccination Days” in order to expedite the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the populace outside the NCR, particularly in the province of Palawan and the city of Puerto Princesa. Over the course of the… Continue reading WESCOM participates in National COVID-19 Vaccination Days

Navy vessel transports medical paraphernalia to island provinces

The Philippine Navy’s Multipurpose Assault Craft (MPAC) delivered on Sunday, November 28, 34 cartons of syringes and needles to Sulu. The items are for the three-day National Vaccination Days, which will take place from November 29 to December 1. “We are assisting the Ministry of Health of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in… Continue reading Navy vessel transports medical paraphernalia to island provinces

PMA conducts community pantry and relief operations, distributes ‘Boxes of Hope’ in Benguet

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Several citizens of Northern Luzon provinces were recently flooded by Typhoon “Maring,” and several parts of Benguet, notably Ambassador and Tublay, were rendered impassable owing to persistent heavy rains that created landslides. After the devastation of Super Typhoon “Maring” and the current challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the less fortunate found it even more… Continue reading PMA conducts community pantry and relief operations, distributes ‘Boxes of Hope’ in Benguet

BRP Gregorio Del Pilar’s dock and sea trials scheduled for November

Philippine Navy (PN) spokesperson Commander Benjo Negranza said Wednesday that the dock and sea trials for the BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (PS-15), an offshore patrol vessel that ran aground off Hasa-Hasa Shoal in August 2018, have been set for November. “BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (PS-15) was undocked and moved to Subic Bay Freeport Zone SBMA,… Continue reading BRP Gregorio Del Pilar’s dock and sea trials scheduled for November

Army continues medical support in NCR hospitals

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The Philippine Army continues its support to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Department of Health (DOH) through the deployment of another two (2) medical teams to aid the hospitals in the National Capital Region (NCR) dealing with patients suffering from COVID-19. The said effort complies with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to… Continue reading Army continues medical support in NCR hospitals