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Soldiers pay tribute to Filipino Veterans

  FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Armed Forces of the Philippines remembers the gallantry and sacrifices of the Filipino Veterans as it joins the week-long commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan and the Philippine Veterans Week, which kicked off today, April 5. Army Chief Lt Gen Hernando DCA Iriberri led the Sunrise Ceremony atContinue reading “Soldiers pay tribute to Filipino Veterans”

Army strengthens cyber effort

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – Recognizing the need to strengthen its cyber effort, the Philippine Army conducted a one-day Cyber Security Forum on Friday, April 4, at the Philippine Army Officers Club House. The forum was attended by Information System Officers (ISO), Information System Non-Commissioned Officers (ISNCOs), and selected civilian employees of all general staffContinue reading “Army strengthens cyber effort”

NFNL Conducts Breast Cancer Awareness and Check-Up

To raise individual awareness in the early detection and prevention of Breast Cancer and prevent increase in its morbidity cases, a Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar and Check-up was conducted at Naval Station Ernesto Ogbinar, Poro Point, City of San Fernando, La Union last April 2, 2014. The said activity was made possible thru the collaborationContinue reading “NFNL Conducts Breast Cancer Awareness and Check-Up”

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”

BRP Sierra Madre security arrives Puerto Princesa

NS Carlito Cunanan, Puerto Princesa City Mar. 31, 2014 – After more than five months of security duty at Ayungin Shoal in the West Philippine Sea, Navy personnel aboard BRP Sierra Madre (LT57) finally arrived and were awarded here today during the morning colors at Headquarters Naval Forces West. The security personnel, majority from PhilippineContinue reading “BRP Sierra Madre security arrives Puerto Princesa”