Troops Prevents NPA Atrocities

NSFA, PANACAN, Davao City, 10 February 2015 – Elements of the 84th Infantry Battalion prevented NPA atrocities when they encountered them in Sitio Puting Bato, Sumalili, Arakan, North Cotabato in the morning of February 10, 2015. The twenty-minute fire fight erupted after the patrolling troops securing the construction of Bukidnon- Davao road sent to verify theContinue reading “Troops Prevents NPA Atrocities”

Army Chief visits 3ID field units

CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan Capiz – Lieutenant General Hernando DCA Iriberri, Commanding General of the Philippine Army (CGPA), arrived here yesterday, February 10, 2015, for a two-day field visit to the 3rd Infantry “Spearhead” Division units. Lt Gen Iriberri was warmly welcomed by the Spearhead troopers through a traditional military honors hosted by Major General ReyContinue reading “Army Chief visits 3ID field units”

Army discovers 2 NPA camps in Iloilo

CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz – Troops from the 82nd Infantry “Bantay-Laya” Battalion, 3rdInfantry Division, Philippine Army while conducting security operations discovered two (2) New People’s Army (NPA) camps, one in the town of Tubungan and another in Miag-ao, Iloilo. On February 6, 2015, an abandoned NPA camp which can accommodate around seventy (70) personnel andContinue reading “Army discovers 2 NPA camps in Iloilo”

3ID strengthens commitment to Army transformation

CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz – Geared to attain the vision to be a world-class Army that is a source of national pride try “Spearhead” Division has further strengthened its commitment to the Philippine Army’s journey towards genuine reform and transformation. Last Friday January 30, 2015, the 3ID was awarded the COMPLIANT Status in the ArmyContinue reading “3ID strengthens commitment to Army transformation”

Chinese International School of Manila donates shoeboxes for Army’s Project Shoebox

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Chinese International School of Manila donated 106 shoeboxes to the Philippine Army for the “Project Shoebox: Shoebox ko, Para sa Pag-aaral mo”, a project launched in 2013 and which had already benefited 100,096 indigent students. Col Thomas R Sedano Jr., Executive Officer, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff forContinue reading “Chinese International School of Manila donates shoeboxes for Army’s Project Shoebox”

2015 Multi-Lateral Counter Violent Extremism Workshop in Palawan

The 3-day Multi-Lateral Counter Violent Extremism Workshop were hosted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, National Counter terrorism Center (NCTC) and Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC). Trough this working group the participants further develop and enhance various approaches to Countering Violent Etremism (CVE) by sharing and examining partner nations’ best practices, successes and failures.Continue reading “2015 Multi-Lateral Counter Violent Extremism Workshop in Palawan”

TABAK DIVISION STARTS RECRUITMENT AND PROCESSING FOR CANDIDATE SOLDIER COURSE 2015

Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur — The 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division, Philippine Army based in Upper Pulacan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur will start the recruitment and processing of applications for the Candidate Soldier Course for the Calendar Year 2015. Interested applicants must have the following qualifications: 18- 26 years of age; at least high school graduate;Continue reading “TABAK DIVISION STARTS RECRUITMENT AND PROCESSING FOR CANDIDATE SOLDIER COURSE 2015”

8ID Commander Joins Bohol in Wreath-laying for the PNP “SAF 44”

CATBALOGAN CITY, SAMAR- Maj. Gen. Jet B. Velarmino, the Commander of the 8th Infantry Division, Philippine Army led the wreath-laying for the fallen “SAF 44” heroes of PNP Special Action Force conducted at Bohol Provincial Police Office at Camp Francisco Dagohoy, Tagbilaran City on February 5, 2015. During the wreath-laying, Velarmino led the offering ofContinue reading “8ID Commander Joins Bohol in Wreath-laying for the PNP “SAF 44””

Jungle Fighters recover Firearms in Quezon

CAMP CAPINPIN, Tanay Rizal – Elements of 16th Infantry Battalion under the Philippine Army’s 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division recovered four (4) High Powered Firearms Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 11:30 in the morning. Lt Col Andres F Ferrer, 16IB Commander, said his troops were on its way to conduct peace and security patrol atContinue reading “Jungle Fighters recover Firearms in Quezon”

Jungle Fighters recover Firearms in Quezon

CAMP CAPINPIN, Tanay Rizal – Elements of 16th Infantry Battalion under the Philippine Army’s 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division recovered four (4) High Powered Firearms Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 11:30 in the morning. Lt Col Andres F Ferrer, 16IB Commander, said his troops were on its way to conduct peace and security patrol atContinue reading “Jungle Fighters recover Firearms in Quezon”