AFP Recovers War Materials, Subversive Documents and IED Components in Maguindanao

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- March 03, 2015 (5:30am)- Combined operating troops of the WestMinCom Joint Task Force Central conducting law enforcement operations at Sitio Tatapan, Barangay Kitango, Datu Saudi-Ampatuan, Maguindanao recovered several war materials, subversive documents, and IED components. “Military troops were scouring the area when they recovered the mentioned items in Barangay Kitango,”Continue reading “AFP Recovers War Materials, Subversive Documents and IED Components in Maguindanao”

6 million worth of Marijuana plants uprooted in Balamban town

6 million worth of Marijuana plants uprooted in Balamban town The Army members of the 5th Special Forces Company of the 2nd Special Forces Battalion have assisted the members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 7 in the uprooting of at least 33,000 fully grown marijuana plants and 4,000 seedlings located in the mountainContinue reading “6 million worth of Marijuana plants uprooted in Balamban town”

AFP Engages Sayyafs, Seizes Drug Paraphernalia in Basilan

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- March 03, 2015 (5:15am)- The Joint Task Group Basilan while conducting law enforcement operations encountered four (4) Abu Sayyaf members under Edris Sampang at Sitio Lagasan, Barangay Kulaybato, Lamitan City, Basilan. Colonel Rolando Joselito D. Bautista, Commander, Joint Task Group Basilan, said, “The armed confrontation lasted for five (5) minutesContinue reading “AFP Engages Sayyafs, Seizes Drug Paraphernalia in Basilan”

1st Technical Active Service Commander Visits WESTMINCOM

Brigadier General Virgilio Garcia AFP, Commander, Technical Administrative Services Brigade (National Capital Region) (Reserve), paid a courtesy call to Lieutenant General Rustico O. Guerrero, Commander, Western Mindanao Command, Headquarters WESTMINCOM, Calarian, Zamboanga City purposely to talk about the enhancement of the Reserve Force Development in the province of Sulu.

WMC Forward Liaison Elements Activated to Replace JSOTF-P

Tthe Western Mindanao Command Forward Liaison Elements (WMC-FLE) was activated in replacement of the Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOFT-P). Captain Noni Balboa, Liaison Officer, JSOTF-P, said: “The activation was made purposely to draw down forces as part of the realignment made by the Pacific Assessment Team wherein Western Mindanao Command Forward Liaison Elements (WMC-FLE)Continue reading “WMC Forward Liaison Elements Activated to Replace JSOTF-P”

3 Wounded Personnel Awarded

Camp Siongco, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao – Three wounded personnel of the Joint Task Force Central/6ID were awarded with the Wounded Personnel Medal at Camp Siongco Station Hospital held today. The medals were personally awarded by Major General Edmundo R. Pangilinan, the Commander of Joint Task Force Central. The 3 personnel were SSg HenryContinue reading “3 Wounded Personnel Awarded”

NAVFORCEN helps to Mitigate Future Flooding through Drainage Clean up Drive

Naval Forces Central, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu– The team Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) has participated in the drainage clean up drive held in Barangay Basak, Lapu-lapu City last 28 February 2015. The activity is in partnership with the Office of the Mayor of Lapu-lapu City.It aims to mitigate the future flooding problem that may occur inContinue reading “NAVFORCEN helps to Mitigate Future Flooding through Drainage Clean up Drive”

NPA Group of Sarangani on the brink of extinction

NSFA, PANACAN, Davao City, 02March 2015 – “The NPA bandit group in Alabel, Sarangani Province is on the brink of extinction or dissipation.” This was the statement of the Commander of the Eastern Mindanao Command, Lieutenant General Aurelio Baladad, after a certain Juvani Angos a.k.a. Juvan, a member of Guerilla Front (GF) 75, surrendered toContinue reading “NPA Group of Sarangani on the brink of extinction”