Army welcomes 78 new officers

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Army welcomes 78 new Army officers from the Officer Preparatory Course (OPC) Class 61-2013, who graduated from their six months training at the Officer Candidate School, Training and Doctrine Command, Philippine Army in Camp O’Donnell, Capas, Tarlac on July 31.  Out of the 78 graduates, 10 are female andContinue reading “Army welcomes 78 new officers”

RUN FOR HEROES 2014

RUN FOR HEROES 2014 Online Registration Click this Link – http://www.dndnews.com/runforheroes2014/ Categories: 3K, 5K, 10K Registration Period: 30 June to 24 Aug 2014 Registration Outlets: Philippine Army Gym, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City BNS Gym, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City Philippine Air Force Gym, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City AFP Gym, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City On-line Registration: 30Continue reading “RUN FOR HEROES 2014”

Newly-installed AFP Chief visits Army headquarters

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Lt Gen Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr.,  visited the Philippine Army on Thursday, July 24, a week after having been installed to lead the 125,000-strong armed forces.  Lt Gen Catapang was welcomed by Army Chief Lt Gen Hernando DCAContinue reading “Newly-installed AFP Chief visits Army headquarters”

Troops recovers NPA’s landmines Cache in Surigao del Sur

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City — Troops of 75th Infantry Battalion operationally controlled by the 4th Infantry Division, Philippine Army recovered the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Cache of the New People’s Army at the hinter-area of Sitio Mabog, Brgy San Roque, Bislig City, Surigao del Sur last July 16, 2014 at around 6:30 pm.  Location of the saidContinue reading “Troops recovers NPA’s landmines Cache in Surigao del Sur”

Army recovers thirteen firearms, one NPA killed, and three Yunit Militiamen yield in Negros

Camp Peralta, Jamindan, Capiz – The Philippine Army in Negros recovered a total of thirteen (13) firearms in span of one (1) week, one (1) NPA rebel killed in an encounter, while three (3) NPA militiamen yielded recently.  Troops of 11th Infantry Battalion figured in an encounter with the NPA rebels at Sitio Mainit, BrgyContinue reading “Army recovers thirteen firearms, one NPA killed, and three Yunit Militiamen yield in Negros”

Outgoing AFP Chief visits Army headquarters

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – Outgoing Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief General Emmanuel T Bautista visited his former home, the Headquarters Philippine Army, and “talked with the force” in anticipation of his retirement from the military service on July 20.  The AFP Chief, who was also the former head of the 80,000-strong Army,Continue reading “Outgoing AFP Chief visits Army headquarters”

Army Recovers High-powered firearms and landmines in Sorsogon Encounter

CAMP ELIAS ANGELES, Pili, Camarines Sur – A platoon under 1LT John Garcia and 1LT Rely Tapic of the 31st Infantry (Charge) Battalion, which is the main operating arm of the 903rd Infantry Brigade in Sorsogon, encountered more or less 25 armed elements of the Communist Terrorists under @OMIE, @ABE and @HAZEL of Larangan 1,Continue reading “Army Recovers High-powered firearms and landmines in Sorsogon Encounter”

EASTMINCOM, AFP – DIPO, PNP sign SOP on Response System

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City- The AFP’s Eastern Mindanao Command and PNP’s Directorate for Integrated Police Operations (DIPO) signed a Joint Standing Operating Procedure Number 1 (JSOP No.1) on Condition Situation Response System around 2:00 p.m., at Headquarters EASTMINCOM in Panacan, Davao City July 11. The JSOP prescribes certain minimum actions or responses pertaining to the counter-insurgency campaignContinue reading “EASTMINCOM, AFP – DIPO, PNP sign SOP on Response System”

AFP Chief of Staff Visits EASTMINCOM

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City – The Chief of Staff Armed Forces of the Philippines Gen. Emmanuel T. Bautista visited the Headquarters Eastern Mindanao Command in Naval Station Felix Apolinario, Panacan, Davao City around 12:00 noon July 10. Gen. Bautista’s visit is part of his exit visit to all unified commands to meet military commanders prior hisContinue reading “AFP Chief of Staff Visits EASTMINCOM”