NPA sows terror in Sorsogon killing an innocent civilian and an army trooper

CASTILLA, Sorsogon – An innocent civilian and an Army soldier were killed and another soldier was wounded when they were ambushed by members of New Peoples Army at 8 o’clock in the morning on April 29 at Brgy San Juan, Casiguran, Sorsogon. The two Army soldiers of Alpha Company of 31st Infantry Battalion were onContinue reading “NPA sows terror in Sorsogon killing an innocent civilian and an army trooper”

Statement of MGen Aurelio B Baladad, Commander of the the 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division, Philippine Army as Western Visayas Security Forces join the Labor Day celebration

The 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division of the Philippine Army joins our co-workers in the public and private sector in celebrating the “Labor Day” on May 1, 2014. We recognize the efforts of our co-workers in the region being the partner of the industry and for helping the economy move forward. It is but fitting toContinue reading “Statement of MGen Aurelio B Baladad, Commander of the the 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division, Philippine Army as Western Visayas Security Forces join the Labor Day celebration”

Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day

              The Ambassadors of Australia and New Zealand together with their defense and military officials, offer wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City on Friday, April 25, to commemorate the annual Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day.    Continue reading “Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day”

Army remembers 63rd year of the Battle of Yuldong

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Army remembers the courage and gallantry in action shown by our Filipino soldiers as it joins the 63rd Anniversary of the Battle of Yuldong today, April 23, at the Korean War Memorial Pylon, Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. A wreath laying ceremony and a commemorative programContinue reading “Army remembers 63rd year of the Battle of Yuldong”

Football teams from Basilan compete in 3rd Football for Peace Festival

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – Two teams of young, aspiring football players from Basilan will compete in the 3rd Football for Peace Festival on April 26 at Bonifacio Naval Station Football Ground, Naval Station Jose Francisco, Taguig City. The teams, composed of 20 members aged 17 years old and below, were organized by the 18th Infantry Battalion led by itsContinue reading “Football teams from Basilan compete in 3rd Football for Peace Festival”

3ID opens jobs for civilian employees

Camp Peralta, Jamindan, Capiz – The 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division, Philippine Army is opening an opportunity to the professionals in Western Visayas who want to join in the military organization as civilian employee. The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Personnel, G1 of the Headquarters, 3ID is hiring for the following vacant positions:Continue reading “3ID opens jobs for civilian employees”

Pro-PIDU Pilots Grassroots Development Planning in Escalante City

Advance Command Post, 303rd Infantry Brigade, Bacolod City– The grassroots leaders of the seven (7) sitios of Barangay Paitan, Escalante City, Province of Negros Occidental heartfully cooperated in joining the Grassroots Community Development Planning (CDP) workshop that was initiated by the Peace, Integration and Development Action Team (PIDAT) of the Provincial Peace, Integration and DevelopmentContinue reading “Pro-PIDU Pilots Grassroots Development Planning in Escalante City”

19IB introduces organic farming technology to Kananga farmers

KANANGA, Leyte – Fifty-five members of the Libertad Farmers Association attended one-day training on organic farming technology at the 19th Infantry Battalion’s camp in Brgy. Aguiting, Kananga, Leyte on Wednesday, April 16. The training was part of the military’s continuing support to established people’s organizations in selected towns in Leyte, which aimed at uplifting theContinue reading “19IB introduces organic farming technology to Kananga farmers”

NPAs harass a CAFGU detachment in Catarman, Northern Samar

Camp Lukban, Catbalogan City, Samar –New People’s Army operating in Northern Samar harassed a CAFGU detachment at Brgy, San Pascual, Catarman, Northern Samar at around 10:35 a.m. on April 14, 2014. Based on the report from the 803rd Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army more or less 10 NPAs positioned themselves 200 to 300 meters from the detachment and started shooting.Continue reading “NPAs harass a CAFGU detachment in Catarman, Northern Samar”

87IB hands over a Philippine hawk eagle to DENR

Camp Lukban, Catbalogan City, Samar –The 87th Infantry (Hinirang) Battalion, Philippine Army handed over to DENR Samar a captured Philippine Hawk Eagle in a ceremony held at 87IB Headquarters, Brgy Polangi, Calbiga, Samar. The captured Philippine Hawk Eagle was formally handed over by Maj Gen Jet B Velarmino, Commander of the 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division and Lt ColContinue reading “87IB hands over a Philippine hawk eagle to DENR”