2 NPAs killed, 1 wounded in an encounter in Negros Oriental

CAMP LAPU-LAPU, Cebu City – Two NPA rebels were killed and one wounded in an encounter with the elements of the 79th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army at around  6:30 in the morning on April 3, 2014 in Barangay Balayong, Pamplona, Negros Oriental. The encounter also resulted to the recovery of five high powered firearms (HPAs); allContinue reading “2 NPAs killed, 1 wounded in an encounter in Negros Oriental”

Change of Command Ceremony at 7ID

FORT RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija– Army Chief Lt Gen Hernando DCA Iriberri presided over the Change of Command Ceremony at the 7th Infantry Division on Wednesday, April 2. Brigadier General Glorioso V Miranda assumed as the 24thCommander of the 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division, Philippine Army, replacing Brigadier General Vic Castro. Brig Gen is a memberContinue reading “Change of Command Ceremony at 7ID”

Army Chief receives third star

  FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – Almost two months after being installed as Commanding General of the Philippine Army, Maj. Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri received his third star in a simple donning of rank ceremony at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on Monday, March 31. Secretary Voltaire T Gazmin of the Department of National DefenseContinue reading “Army Chief receives third star”

Philippine Navy Welcomes 2 Japanese Warships

South Harbor, Manila- Two Japanese warships arrived here Wednesday for a goodwill visit until April 5, 2014. JS Shirane (DDH 143) and JS Asatuki (DD132) of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) headed by Capt. Hideto Ikeda, Commander of JMSDF Escort Division 13 were warmly welcomed by the Philippine Navy receiving party upon their arrival atContinue reading “Philippine Navy Welcomes 2 Japanese Warships”