Typhoon victims get a one-meal allowance from 9ID troopers

Photo courtesy of 9th Infantry “Spear” Division

The Office of Civil Defense-Bicol (OCD-Bicol) bought and distributed bags of rice and extra construction materials to Catanduanes province just two weeks after receiving the P7 million donation from the Philippine Army. The money was distributed to eleven towns on December 31st of last year. MGen. Henry A. Robinson Jr. PA, Commander of the 9th… Continue reading Typhoon victims get a one-meal allowance from 9ID troopers

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

Photos courtesy of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office

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

23 former rebels get E-CLIP benefits in Aurora

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan Session Hall, Barangay Suklayin, in the capital city of Aurora, gave cash aid to 23 former rebels (FRs) who recently surrendered to the government (December 29, 2020), on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Lt. Col. Reandrew P. Rubio, Commander of the Philippine Army’s 91st Infantry “Sinagtala” Battalion, said the activity began at 2:30… Continue reading 23 former rebels get E-CLIP benefits in Aurora

Terrorist killed during 75IB collision with CPP-NPA-Terrorists

Philippine Army photo

On December 23, 2020, soldiers from the 75th Infantry “Marauder” Battalion fought CPP-NPA-Terrorists (CNT) at Sitio Kabalawan, Barangay Anahaw Daan, Tago, Surigao del Sur. Around 5:00 p.m., more than ten CNTs from Guerilla Front 19, North Eastern Mindanao Regional Committee, engaged in combat. One CNT member was killed in the conflict, and one AK47 rifle,… Continue reading Terrorist killed during 75IB collision with CPP-NPA-Terrorists

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

NPA official with high rank falls in Negros Occidental

The Army’s 15th Infantry (Molave Warrior) Battalion apprehended and arrested on December 22, 2020 a high-ranking NPA official in Barangay Camindangan, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental. Radino Giltendez Villacarillo, 43, was seized by the 15 IB troopers and the Philippine National Police Joint Law Enforcement Security Operations. He goes by the identities Romil G. Villacarillo, Poldo, Rading,… Continue reading NPA official with high rank falls in Negros Occidental

185 aspiring soldiers took oath

6th Infantry Division - Kampilan

Members of Candidate Soldier Course Class 653-2020 swore their oath at the 6th Infantry Division Grandstand on Sunday, December 20, 2020. A total of 185 aspiring soldiers, composed of 183 for regular enlistment and 2 for special enlistment, stood before the Joint Task Force Central and 6th Infantry “Kampilan” Division Commander, Major General Juvymax R.… Continue reading 185 aspiring soldiers took oath

2nd Platoon, 9th Panay CAA holds face-to-face dialogue for peace talks

A nine-man squad from the 2nd Platoon, 9th Panay CAA Company, Putian PB conducted house-to-house visits in Sitio Tigpaka Dako, San Antonio, Cuartero, Capiz, to conduct peace talks and personally welcome people. The stated group, commanded by TSg Sandrex P Valenzuela, PA, consisted of eight CAAs and one EP who visited households in the said… Continue reading 2nd Platoon, 9th Panay CAA holds face-to-face dialogue for peace talks

Former beauty queen becomes army lady warrior

Considerably a rare crossover, the former beauty queen is now enlisted as a Philippine Army (PA) personnel. Chery Rose Lomopog, who represented the town of Sugbongcogon, Misamis Oriental in last year’s Miss Kuyamis Beauty Pageant, where she placed 3rd runner up, has fulfilled her dream of becoming a soldier of the PA. In a recent… Continue reading Former beauty queen becomes army lady warrior