AFP Chief revisits famed battleground in Basilan, honors comrades

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Days before his retirement, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff visited Isabela, Basilan where he and his comrades bravely fought Abu Sayyaf terrorists that earned him the Medal of Valor. General Cirilito Sobejana led the unveiling and blessing of the battle site marker in Sitio Caro, Barangay Kapayawan on Wednesday, July… Continue reading AFP Chief revisits famed battleground in Basilan, honors comrades

AFP, PNP, PCG sign tripartite mechanism on Peace and Security

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), and Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) inked a tripartite agreement on Friday to improve interoperability during internal and foreign security operations. Resolution Nr 11-2021, which included the PCG in the Joint Peace and Security Coordinating Center (JPSCC), codified the tripartite mechanism. A signing ceremony was… Continue reading AFP, PNP, PCG sign tripartite mechanism on Peace and Security

AFP receives helicopter, rescue boats, trucks from businessman Manny Pangilinan

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Business magnate Manuel V. Pangilinan gifted the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with a helicopter, rescue boats, and trucks on Thursday, January 7. “The donations signify our shared aspirations in giving our all-out support to our men and women in uniform as they fulfill their responsibilities to the nation, especially in times of disasters… Continue reading AFP receives helicopter, rescue boats, trucks from businessman Manny Pangilinan