Monthly Archives: September 2014

AFP dedicates two battalions to help secure Papal Visit

CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff has ordered two battalion-sized units to augment the security of Pope Francis in the Philippines early next year.  General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr has tasked

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CSAFP orders Army Brigade to reposition to Western Mindanao

CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr. has ordered the reposition of the 501st Infantry (Valiant) Brigade and its attached units from Northern Luzon to Western Mindanao to further strengthen the nation’s security posture in the

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AFP Honors Zamboanga Heroes

CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) honored the Heroes of the Battle of Zamboanga through the ceremonial ‘3 Volleys of Fire’ in commemoration of their heroism and sacrifices, today in Zamboanga City.

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World’s fastest Dragon Boat crew recognized by the Army

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Army Dragon Boat Team, which is considered as the fastest dragon boat crew in the planet, was recognized by the Philippine Army during a simple awarding ceremony at the Philippine Army headquarters on

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New commander of Army’s 3ID visits field units

Camp Peralta, Jamindan, Capiz – Major General Rey Leonardo B Guerrero, the newly installed commander of the 3rd Infantry “Spearhead” Division started to visit various field units in Western Visayas a few days after his assumption last September 4, 2014.<!–more–>

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Army troops encounter NPA, seize big camp in Iloilo

IGBARAS, Iloilo – In its efforts to minimize the insurgency in Iloilo province, Army troopers under the 82nd Infantry “Bantay-Laya” Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division seized a big NPA camp after a brief firefight in Brgy Igcabugao, Igbaras, Iloilo at 1:55

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EASTMINCOM chief visits the home of the Eagles

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City– The Commander of the AFP’s Eastern Mindanao Command Maj. Gen. Aurelio B. Baladad visited the headquarters of the Army’s 10th Infantry Division (10ID), the home of the Eagles in Mawab, Compostela Valley Province around 9:00 a.m.,

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NPA in Leyte Losses High-Powered Firearms to 8ID Troops

CATBALOGAN CITY –Army troops operating in Leyte Province encountered NPA members in a remote area of Barangay Parag-um, Carigara, Leyte early in the morning of September 14, 2014. <!–more–> Based on the initial report by Lt Col Nedy C Espulgar,

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41st Infantry Battalion troopers receive award

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The members of the Philippine Army’s 41st Infantry Battalion, 5th Infantry Division received awards on September 13, Saturday, for their successful campaign against communist insurgency in the province of Abra.<!–more–> Army Chief Lt Gen Hernando

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33rd Commanding General, PAF – LT GEN JEFFREY F DELGADO-8591 AFP

LT GEN JEFFREY F DELGADO-8591 AFP 33rd Commanding General, PAF 30 April 2014 to Present LIEUTENANT GENERAL JEFFREY F DELGADO, the 33rd Pilot-in-Command of the Philippine Air Force, is a veteran combat pilot with a well-earned professional reputation as a

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