Former terror group members join BARMM search and rescue unit

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A week-long training on water search and rescue tactics critical to emergency and disaster response operations was completed Monday by 59 people, including five former members of a local terrorist group. Five of the 59 graduates of the program, which was coordinated by the Rapid Emergency Action on Disaster Incidence or READi and the Army’s 6th… Continue reading Former terror group members join BARMM search and rescue unit

Philippine Army’s 6ID honors 7 injured JTF Central troops for their bravery

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The chief of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) led the pinning of medals to seven (7) JTF Central Troopers last July 30, 2021 inside Camp Siongco, Awang, DOS, Maguidanao. Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, Commander of 6ID and the JTF Central, lauded the gallantry of the seven soldiers who were wounded-in-action during the continuous man… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 6ID honors 7 injured JTF Central troops for their bravery

BIFF officer, 6 cohorts yield amid intensified operations in Maguindanao

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Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters’ deputy field commander and six of his comrades surrendered to the troops in Maguindanao on Monday, July 26, 2021. “Based on the report from the ground, the BIFF officer known as Commander Binladen and six others submitted themselves to the troops of the troops of the 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade and… Continue reading BIFF officer, 6 cohorts yield amid intensified operations in Maguindanao

North Cotabato village chairs hand over high-powered firearms to 602nd Brigade

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Five barangay chairmen from the municipality of Pikit, North Cotabato on July 16, 2021 assisted in the government’s war against loose firearms by handing over five high-powered firearms and crew-serve weapons to the military at Pikit Municipal Hall. Surrendered firearms and crew-serve weapons were one (1) 7.62 M14, one M79, one (1) RPG, one (1) Cal… Continue reading North Cotabato village chairs hand over high-powered firearms to 602nd Brigade

2 communist terrorists surrender after successful military operations

Following successive military operations in Sultan Kudarat, two members of the communist terrorist group put down their arms and returned to the folds of the law, according to the WesMinCom Commander. The two were identified as Jonathan Saliling, a.k.a. Jonathan/Atan, and Michael Lugko, a.k.a. Umpak/Michael, both members of the East Daguma Front, Sub-regional Command Daguma,… Continue reading 2 communist terrorists surrender after successful military operations

Army troops rescued a wounded NPA guerrilla

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After being arrested by forces in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat, on December 31, 2020, a medical team from the 38th Infantry (WE CLEAR) Battalion rescued the life of a wounded rebel. Elmer Lasib alias ‘Billy’ Ka Bodo, also known as ‘Ka Bogs,’ a former Commanding Officer of Front West Musa, was captured as a communist [New… Continue reading Army troops rescued a wounded NPA guerrilla

Soldiers capture wounded NPA terrorist in Sultan Kudarat

Military troops from Joint Task Force Central apprehended a wounded NPA terrorist in Sultan Kudarat, according to Western Mindanao Command Chief Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr. “Based on the report, while our troops from the 38th Infantry Battalion were scouring the area in Sitio Upper Compac, Barangay Baglas of the municipality of Palimbang, they rescued… Continue reading Soldiers capture wounded NPA terrorist in Sultan Kudarat

6 BIFF members surrender in Maguindanao

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A new batch of six Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) combatants on December 28, 2020 withdrew their membership from BIFF, an extremist group affiliated with the Karialan faction, and surrendered to the 90th Infantry (BIGKIS LAHI) Battalion and Pagalungan Municipal Station in Pagalungan, Maguindanao. In a humble ceremony at Municipal Hall, Brgy. Poblacion, Pagalungan town,… Continue reading 6 BIFF members surrender in Maguindanao

2 communist terrorists yielded in South Cotabato to end their armed campaign

Two members of the Communist Terrorist Group on December 26, 2020 opted to terminate their armed struggle and surrender to the troops of the Joint Task Force Central. “Abraham Arida, a.k.a. Tantan, and Bryan Dusa, a.k.a. Bornok, both members of the Platoon Central, Guerilla Front Musa, Far South Mindanao Region submitted themselves to the troops of the… Continue reading 2 communist terrorists yielded in South Cotabato to end their armed campaign

Military troops precludes CPP-NPA’s plan to commemorate their 52nd founding anniversary in Sultan Kudarat

The 6th Infantry (KAMPILAN) Division, led by Major General Juvymax R. Uy, Joint Task Force Central Commander, prevented hundreds of New People’s Army – Communist Party of the Philippines members from the Far South Mindanao Region (FSMR) from commemorating their 52nd founding anniversary in the hinterlands of Mt. Lumuton in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat on December… Continue reading Military troops precludes CPP-NPA’s plan to commemorate their 52nd founding anniversary in Sultan Kudarat