Army in Eastern Visayas launches Project Shoe Box

Tacloban City–  The 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army launches the Project Shoebox in a simple turn-over ceremony conducted at its Headquarters in Catbalogan City on June 19, 2014. Approximately 9,000 shoe boxes containing school supplies and personal care items were turned over by Mr. Boyet Singson, representing 2GO Group Incorporated to Dr. Eduardo G. Pabunan, representingContinue reading “Army in Eastern Visayas launches Project Shoe Box”

Army encounters NPA rebels, seizes claymore mines and other war materials in hinterland village of Ormoc City

KANANGA, Leyte –Troops under Army’s 19th Infantry Battalion encountered New People’s Army rebels around 2:05 p.m. on June 17, 2014 at So. Nabunturan, Brgy. Patag, Ormoc City. Lt. Col. Nedy C Espulgar, commanding officer of 19IB, said his troops were on to confirm reports previously tipped by civilians regarding presence of armed group roaming aforesaid hinterlandContinue reading “Army encounters NPA rebels, seizes claymore mines and other war materials in hinterland village of Ormoc City”