COVID-19 vaccines secured by 53IB

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) secured the safe delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines from Pagadian City Airport to the Pagadian City Health Office and the Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center on Friday, September 17, 2021. The Pagadian City Health Office received 120 vials of Moderna vaccination, while the Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center… Continue reading COVID-19 vaccines secured by 53IB

Children in geographically remote, disadvantaged localities fed by 53IB

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The Bravo Company of the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) on Thursday (August 26, 2021) performed a feeding program in Barangay Saad, a geographically isolated and underprivileged barangay in the municipality of Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur. Terrorists from the CPP-NPA once preyed on Barangay Saad. On May 19, 2020, it was certified “cleared”… Continue reading Children in geographically remote, disadvantaged localities fed by 53IB

Philippine Army’s 53IB partakes in tree planting activity in Kumalarang

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The Municipal Government of Kumalarang, Zamboanga del Sur and the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) participated on Thursday (August 26, 2021) in a tree-planting activity at Sicade Reforestation Area, Barangay Sicade, Kumalarang, Zamboanga del Sur to promote a clean and green environment. Kumalarang mayor Ruel Molina organized the event, which was attended by… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB partakes in tree planting activity in Kumalarang

Former high-ranking NPA terrorist surrenders in Zamboanga del Sur

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In a simple activity held at the Governor’s Office in Zamboanga Motors, Pagadian City on August 20, 2021, a former high-ranking member of the CPP-NPA surrendered and was presented to Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (PTF-ELCAC) Chairperson and Governor Victor J. Yu. Alias Marlon, the Communist-NPA Terrorist (CNT)… Continue reading Former high-ranking NPA terrorist surrenders in Zamboanga del Sur

Philippine Army averts NPA atrocity in Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur

The Philippine Army successfully destroyed a Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) hideout and successfully prevented terrorists from carrying out their atrocities in the geographically isolated and disadvantaged sitio of Putok Marine in the hinterland barangay of Saad, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur on the evening of Saturday, August 21. Preventing possible… Continue reading Philippine Army averts NPA atrocity in Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur

Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU amplifies Adopt-a-CAFGU Program in Midsalip

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The Municipal Government of Midsalip, its Rural Health Unit (RHU), and the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) continue to advance 53IB’s “Better Life: Adopt-a-CAFGU Program” for its CAFGU Active Auxiliaries (CAAs) and their dependents through a medical mission held at Sigapod Barangay Hall, Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur on August 20, 2021. The medical… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB, LGU amplifies Adopt-a-CAFGU Program in Midsalip

Community in ELCAC barangay receive interventions from SDIP

The residents of the outlying barangay of Datagan in Guipos town, Zamboanga del Sur got government interventions as part of the Sustainable Development Intervention Program (SDIP) on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. Residents got four 20kg male pigs for livestock, five sacks of corn seeds, packed vegetable seedlings such as kangkong, okra, zucchini, eggplant, and petchay,… Continue reading Community in ELCAC barangay receive interventions from SDIP

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