New second lieutenants join Army

  FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – New second lieutenants from the Officer Candidate Course “SANLIYAB” Class 42-2014 officially join the Philippine Army after graduating today, May 2, at the Ricarte Hall, Philippine Army Officers Club House, Headquarters Philippine Army. Defense Secretary Voltaire T Gazmin led the graduation ceremony as the Guest of Honor and Speaker. HeContinue reading “New second lieutenants join Army”

Three NPAs Killed in Montevista ComVal

MACO, Compostela Valley Province- MACO, Compostela Valley Province- Troops of 25th Infantry Battalion encountered more or less 20 fully armed New People’s Army (NPA) at Sitio Tibungco, Barangay Poblacion, Montevista Compostela Valley Province 9:30 in the morning today that resulted to the death of three NPAs and recovery of one (1) 9mm, one (1) 38 revolver, two (2)Continue reading “Three NPAs Killed in Montevista ComVal”

3 NPA killed in ComVal Clash

NSFA, Panacan, Davao del Sur – Three NPA members were killed in a clash with government troops in Sitio Tibungco, Montevista, Compostela Valley Province around 9:30 a.m., April 30. The soldiers recovered a pistol and back packs from the NPA in the 10-minute firefight. The other NPA members immediately withdrew after the firefight while bringing the FAsContinue reading “3 NPA killed in ComVal Clash”

Army enjoys high public trust rating – survey

The Philippine Army (PA) enjoys the trust and satisfaction of the public, a survey conducted last March by a communications company showed. Club Media Asia Inc., in collaboration with a global research company, found out in a recent survey involving 1,000 respondents from Metro Manila, Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao that the PA has 75 percentContinue reading “Army enjoys high public trust rating – survey”

NPA Rebels in Northern Mindanao Losing More Members

CAMP EVANGELISTA, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Three groups of New People’s Army surrendered to 26thInfantry “Ever Onward” Battalion of 4th Infantry “Diamond” Division in Loreto, Agusan del Sur at8:00 in the morning yesterday. A total of 24 rebels from three different guerilla fronts surrendered, as follows: four from Guerilla Front 34 of Southern Mindanao RegionalContinue reading “NPA Rebels in Northern Mindanao Losing More Members”

5ID Receives Plaque of Appreciation for Supporting Organ Donor Registration

Camp Melchor F dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela – The Army’s 5th Infantry (Star) Division under the new leadership of MGEN BENITO ANTONIO T DE LEON AFP had received a Plaque of Appreciation from the Department of Health and Philippine Network for Organ Sharing for supporting the Organ Donor Registration which was held at Mamba Gym,Continue reading “5ID Receives Plaque of Appreciation for Supporting Organ Donor Registration”

Government Forces Seized War Materials from NPA Hideout in Ifugao

Camp Melchor F dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela – The joint elements of the Army’s 54th Infantry (Magilas) Battalion and Ifugao Provincial Public Safety Company (IPPSC) had searched an identified hideout of the NPA remnants of Sangay ng Partido sa Platoon (SPP) Ifugao in Sitio Numpaling, Brgy Namal, Asipulo, Ifugao last April 22 that yielded sacksContinue reading “Government Forces Seized War Materials from NPA Hideout in Ifugao”

Mayor of Pasil shot after accidentally hitting a stray dog

Tabuk City, Kalinga – Mayor James Edduba of Pasil, Kalinga sustained gunshot wounds in his left stomach and his left lower arm after he was shot allegedly by a certain Kitkiti Suyam at Barangay Pinagan, Tabuk City, Kalinga on April 26, 2014 at about 7:34 in the evening. The good Mayor happened to be traveling fromContinue reading “Mayor of Pasil shot after accidentally hitting a stray dog”

NPA Patuloy sa Paglabag sa Karapatang Pantao

Camp Melchor F dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela – Patuloy pa ring pinapakita ng bandidong New Peoples’ Army o NPA ang kawalan nila ng paniniwala sa Diyos at walang habas na paglabag sa karapatang pantao. Ang huling krimeng ginawa ng teroristang grupo ay ang walang awang pagpatay kay Mayor Carlito Pentecostes ng Gonzaga, Cagayan noongContinue reading “NPA Patuloy sa Paglabag sa Karapatang Pantao”