Soldiers wounded in clash with the NPA get medals from Army’s 102nd Brigade

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At the early morning hours of August 20, 2021, the 102nd Infantry (IGSOON) Brigade presented the Wounded Personnel Medal to Pvt Nestor Apanon in Barangay Del Pilar, PiƱan, Zamboanga del Norte. Apanon, a former rebel who recently graduated and enlisted as a regular member of the Philippine Army, was wounded last August 18 at Barangay… Continue reading Soldiers wounded in clash with the NPA get medals from Army’s 102nd Brigade

Wounded soldier receives medal after clash against CTGs in Zamboanga del Norte

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The Wounded Personnel Medal was pinned to Pfc. John Mark P. Grande of the 97th Infantry Battalion on Thursday (August 19, 2021) at the Kuta Major Cesar L Sang-an Station Hospital by Maj. Gen. Gene M. Ponio, the 1st Infantry Division Commander. After an incident with more than 12 members of the communist terrorist group… Continue reading Wounded soldier receives medal after clash against CTGs in Zamboanga del Norte

Philippine Army’s 53IB recovers enemy arms cache in Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) discovered an enemy arms cache while conducting reconnaissance patrol at Purok 2, Sitio Datagan, Barangay Guibo, Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte on August 17, 2021. A tip from a concerned civilian in the community led to the discovery of the armaments cache, which included one Garand Rifle, 10… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB recovers enemy arms cache in Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte

PCG transports COVID-19 positive passenger to designated isolation facility in Zamboanga del Norte

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One inbound passenger with a positive RT-PCR test result was apprehended by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) District Southwestern Mindanao at the Port of Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Upon arrival of the subject passenger / RoRo vessel from Dumaguete City, inbound passengers were properly profiled and checked by PCG and… Continue reading PCG transports COVID-19 positive passenger to designated isolation facility in Zamboanga del Norte

Army, NPA clash anew in Zambo Norte

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The 97th Infantry Battalion battled undetermined numbers of the communist terrorist group in So. Kumangoy, Brgy. Carupay, Katipunan, Zamboanga del Norte, Friday afternoon, July 30. The 10-minute firefight with the elements of the Guerilla Front-BBC and Regional leadership of the Western Mindanao Regional Party Committee (WMRPC) incurred no casualties on the government side while the… Continue reading Army, NPA clash anew in Zambo Norte