Philippine Army continues rehabilitation and relief efforts in Typhoon Odette-hit communities

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The Philippine Army is continuing its rehabilitation and relief efforts in areas ravaged by Typhoon Odette, the country’s strongest and most destructive tropical cyclone this year. The 8th Infantry Division sent carpentry teams to the towns of Bontoc and Sogod in Southern Leyte to assist residents in repairing their homes that had been damaged by… Continue reading Philippine Army continues rehabilitation and relief efforts in Typhoon Odette-hit communities

Private donors provide P8-M worth of goods for Philippine Army’s typhoon relief effort

The Philippine Army received eight million pesos worth of much-needed supplies from Landers Superstore and property developer Deca Homes, which will be distributed to typhoon-stricken people in the Visayas and Mindanao. From December 21-22, the Philippine Army dispatched military trucks and staff to Lander’s branches across Metro Manila to collect relief supplies and consolidate them… Continue reading Private donors provide P8-M worth of goods for Philippine Army’s typhoon relief effort

3ID destroys CNT firearms in demilitarization rites

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The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, in partnership with the 6th Forward Service Support Unit (6FSSU), destroyed captured, confiscated, surrendered, and recovered (CCSR) firearms of CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) in a demilitarization ceremony held at 6FSSU headquarters in Camp Martin, Delgado, Iloilo City on December 13, 2021. The cutting of firearms was led by 3ID Commander… Continue reading 3ID destroys CNT firearms in demilitarization rites

3ID condemns continued human rights violations of CNTs

The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division has criticized the CPP-NPA Terrorists’ (CNTs) continuous human rights violations and crimes, vowing to safeguard human rights for the 73rd International Human Rights Day on December 10, 2021. Maj. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division, revealed the following human rights violations committed by communist-terrorists in October… Continue reading 3ID condemns continued human rights violations of CNTs

New Army Chief lays out the plan for the Philippine Army

In his assumption speech on Friday, December 10, at the Headquarters Philippine Army Grandstand (HPAG), newly named Commanding General of the Philippine Army (CGPA) Maj. Gen. Romeo S. Brawner, Jr. laid out his three-fold plan for the 100,000-strong Philippine Army. According to the 65th CGPA, he would focus on the health, morale, and welfare of troops,… Continue reading New Army Chief lays out the plan for the Philippine Army

New PH Army chief promises to focus on enhancing health and wellbeing of troops

In an interview on Tuesday, Maj. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr., the newly appointed Philippine Army (PA) chief, has pledged to focus on the health, welfare, and morale of the troops and their families. “Itong mga tropa natin, these are the most important resource of the PA, yung tropa natin, tao,” said Brawner. He also stated… Continue reading New PH Army chief promises to focus on enhancing health and wellbeing of troops

4ID’s Romeo Brawner Jr. appointed as new PH Army chief

President Rodrigo Duterte has named 4th Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. as the new Commanding General of the Philippine Army. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed Brawner’s appointment in a message to reporters. He also released a copy of Duterte’s December 7 letter, which confirmed the name of the new Army commanding general.… Continue reading 4ID’s Romeo Brawner Jr. appointed as new PH Army chief

Army debunk CPP’s claims that NPA’s Ka Oris was ‘ambushed’

After the most sought New People’s Army (NPA) spokesperson and Communist Party of the Philippines – National Democratic Front (CPP-NDF) leader Jorge “Ka Oris” Madlos was killed in an encounter in the mountainous terrain of Sitio Gabunan, Brgy. Dumalaguing, Impasugong, Bukidnon on October 30, the CPP accused state forces of “staging” an armed confrontation ostensibly… Continue reading Army debunk CPP’s claims that NPA’s Ka Oris was ‘ambushed’

6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, said that six (6) New People’s Army (NPA) combatants were killed in two separate clashes in Bukidnon and Agusan del Norte. According to reports, the NPA was confronted in its hideout by the 1st Special Forces Battalion (1SFBn) under the operational supervision of… Continue reading 6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes

Top NPA leader, 8 comrades surrender to 23IB in Agusan del Norte

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A prominent leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) and eight of his adherents on Wednesday surrendered to the 23rd Infantry Battalion (23IB) at the unit’s headquarters in Barangay Alubihid, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte. The surrenderers are members of the defunct Guerrilla Front 4A (DGF-4A), North Central Mindanao Regional Committee of the NPA, armed wing… Continue reading Top NPA leader, 8 comrades surrender to 23IB in Agusan del Norte