Community pantry established for underprivileged communities

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The CC-MMM Lending Corporation in partnership with the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) organized a community pantry in barangays Calubi and Concepcion in San Miguel, Zamboanga del Sur on August 15, 2021. The activity was spearheaded by CC-MMM Lending Corporation CEO Marilou Felicia together with 53IB Charlie Company Executive Officer 2Lt. Kim Cedrick… Continue reading Community pantry established for underprivileged communities

DILG meets Project Good Life students, distributes personal hygiene kits

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The Department of Interior and Local Government – IX (DILG-IX) met with Project Good Life students, called Frieds Rescued (FRs), from the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) to distribute personal hygiene kits at Good Life Village, Poblacion, Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur on Friday, August 13, 2021. Aside from providing personal hygiene kits, the… Continue reading DILG meets Project Good Life students, distributes personal hygiene kits

Friends Rescued receive grocery items, livelihood program

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The CC & MMM Lending Corporation, in collaboration with the Kabataan para sa Pag-Asenso (KPSP), gave grocery supplies and livelihood aid to Friends Rescued (FR) students of the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) Project Good Life on Friday, August 13, 2021. “Poverty is not a hindrance to success,” CC & MMM Lending Corporation… Continue reading Friends Rescued receive grocery items, livelihood program

1ID facilitates inoculation of Tabak troopers against COVID-19

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The 1st Infantry Tabak Division kicks off its 5-day inoculation of more than 5,000 Tabak troopers against the COVID-19 disease Wednesday, August 11, at the 1ID gymnasium. On August 9, the Division received 10,192 doses of AstraZeneca vaccinations from the UK government for AFP personnel stationed in the Zamboanga Peninsula and Lanao Provinces. The immunization… Continue reading 1ID facilitates inoculation of Tabak troopers against COVID-19

Army visits disadvantaged communities, provides youngsters with slippers

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) and 1st CMO “Mahigalaon” Battalion (1CMOBn) continue to perform community engagement efforts in Dumingag town, Zamboanga del Sur’s hinterland barangay of Salvador on Thursday, August 12, 2021. The Matapat and Mahigalaon Troopers presented the slippers in cooperation with Barangay Officials led by Barangay Chairman Luisito Cruz. The… Continue reading Army visits disadvantaged communities, provides youngsters with slippers

Philippine Army’s 53IB distributes transistor radios from Rotary Club of Pasay Cyber City

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) delivered transistor radios obtained from the Rotary Club of Pasay Cyber City to the hinterland barangay of Salvador in Dumingag town, Zamboanga del Sur on August 11, 2021, as part of its ongoing community involvement programs. The radios are part of a set of 60 RRS RS-902… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB distributes transistor radios from Rotary Club of Pasay Cyber City

200 families in Zamboanga City’s outlying areas receive aid

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More or less 200 families from Barangay Sinubong in Zamboanga City benefited from an outreach program performed by military troops and other civilian volunteers on Tuesday (August 10, 2021). The outreach program at Mt. View Sinubong Elementary School was facilitated by the Western Mindanao Command’s Office of the Assistant Chief of Unified Command Staff for… Continue reading 200 families in Zamboanga City’s outlying areas receive aid

Philippine Army’s 53IB receives Certificate of Excellence from Division Inspector General

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The Office of the Inspector General, 1st Infantry “Tabak” Division, Philippine Army awarded the 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) a Certificate of Excellence for Annual General Inspection (AGI) CY 2021. The AGI inspected 53IB’s Operational Readiness Evaluation (OPREVAL), Mission Accomplishment, Resource Management, and the unit’s Leadership, Morale and Welfare, and Discipline, Law, and Order. 1ID… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB receives Certificate of Excellence from Division Inspector General

28 loose firearms surrendered in Lanao del Sur

Amid the Joint Task Force Central’s heightened battle against loose firearms and the unwavering cooperation of stakeholders, more weaponry were surrendered in Wao, Lanao del Sur on Monday afternoon, August 9, 2021. “28 high and low-powered firearms were handed over by the chairperson of the 26 barangays of Wao to Col. Jovencio Gonzales, Deputy Commander… Continue reading 28 loose firearms surrendered in Lanao del Sur

Philippine Army’s 53IB established community pantry for destitute communities

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The CC-MMM Lending Corporation, in collaboration with the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB), held a community pantry in San Miguel, Zamboanga del Sur’s barangays Lantawan and Libuganan on August 8, 2021. The activity was spearheaded by CC-MMM Lending Corporation CEO Marilou Felicia together with Kabataan Para Sa Pag-asenso (KPSP) Youth Organization and 53IB… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB established community pantry for destitute communities