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–> The visit primarily intends to familiarize the new commander on the current situation in theContinue reading “New commander of Army’s 3ID visits field units”

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 P.M. Wednesday September 17. Lt Col Aldwine Almase, Commanding Officer of 82IB said that hisContinue reading “Army troops encounter NPA, seize big camp in Iloilo”

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., of September 16. His visit was part of his official duties to units under hisContinue reading “EASTMINCOM chief visits the home of the Eagles”

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, Commanding Officer, 19th Infantry Battalion based at Brgy Aguiting, Kananga, Leyte, his troops received informationContinue reading “NPA in Leyte Losses High-Powered Firearms to 8ID Troops”

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 DCA Iriberri conferred the Gold Cross Medal, Bronze Cross Medal, Wounded Personnel Medal, and MilitaryContinue reading “41st Infantry Battalion troopers receive award”