Balikatan Exercises 2015 kicks off

CAPTIONS: PHOTO 1: (FROM L-R) RP Exercise Director BK15 Vice Admiral Alexander S Lopez, AFP; SND Voltaire Gazmin; Acting DFA USEC Evan Garcia; US Ambassador to the Philippine Philip Goldberg; CSAFP General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr; and US Assistant Exercise Director BK15 Brigadier General Christopher Mahoney stand “shoulder-to-shoulder” to characterize the partnership between RP andContinue reading “Balikatan Exercises 2015 kicks off”

WestMinCom holds Defense Press Corps Fellowship

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- April 18, 2015 (12am)- Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) held a fellowship together with the officers and members of Western Mindanao Command Defense Press Corps (WMC-DPC) at Romulo Espaldon Beach, Bagong Calarian, Zamboanga City. Said activity was led by Major Franco Raphael H Alano, Acting Assistant Chief of Unified Command StaffContinue reading “WestMinCom holds Defense Press Corps Fellowship”

WestMinCom Commander dons ranks to newly promoted officers

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- April 20, 2015 (7:30am)- Lieutenant General Rustico O. Guerrero, Commander, Western Mindanao Command, led the donning of ranks to the newly promoted officers of the Command held at Headquarters WestMinCom, Calarian, Zamboanga City. Promoted were Lieutenant Colonel Gregorio B. Hernandez, Jr. Philippine Navy(Marines) (General Staff Corps) to Colonel; Commander NestorContinue reading “WestMinCom Commander dons ranks to newly promoted officers”

WestMinCom Commander awards Markmanship Badge to personnel

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- April 20, 2015 (7:30am)- Lieutenant General Rustico O. Guerrero, Commander, Western Mindanao Command, awards the Markmanship Badge to officers and enlisted personnel of the Command who garnered top scores during the Caliber .45 Markmanship Training.

A token of appreciation to Ms. Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler from CRSAFP

A Warrior Diplomat soldier statuette is presented by BGEN Joey Kakilala AFP  CG, CRSAFP as a token of appreciation to Ms. Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler for sharing her knowledge and unwavering commitment particularly in the conduct of humanitarian assistance and disaster response.

BAYANIHAN SA SANIPAAN

On 18 April 2015, representatives from the EASTERN MINDANAO COMMAND particularly from 5thCRG, Philippine Navy, Philippine Air Force, TOG XI, 10th CMO Battalion, Task Force Davao, Philippine Coast Guard and groups like Seda Hotel, DOLE Philippines, JCI Davaoena Daba-Daba, React Echo Group Panabo and React Madayaw Durian Group joined hands in the conservation project inContinue reading “BAYANIHAN SA SANIPAAN”

CRSAFP and Rappler come together for Modern Disaster Prepareness

Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City – Civil Relations Service, AFP and Rappler has come together for this joint Disaster Preparedness Summer Workshop entitled “Ready and Survive”  in collaboration with Hope Inc., Bantay Bayan, and REACT Philippines held in Multi-Purpose Hall, Civil Relations Service today (April 19, 2015). The Civil Relations Service through its 7th Civil Relations Group facilitatesContinue reading “CRSAFP and Rappler come together for Modern Disaster Prepareness”

LAWLESS NPAs RANSACKS MAYOR’S HOUSE IN COMPOSTELA VALLEY

Suspected New People’s Army rebels on Tuesday ransacked the home of Monkayo, Compostela Valley Mayor Joselito Brillantes Jr. and killed a security guard, the military said on Thursday. In a statement released on Thursday, Eastern Mindanao Command public affairs chief Captain Alberto Caber said the rebels ransacked Brillantes’ home at around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, andContinue reading “LAWLESS NPAs RANSACKS MAYOR’S HOUSE IN COMPOSTELA VALLEY”

PARA SA IYO KASAMA

Ang kantang ito ay akda ng mga mag aaral ng elementarya sa loob ng Naval Station Felix Apolinario, Panacan, Davao City. Ito ay produkto ng kabataang Pilipino ngayon na mulat sa mga pangyayari sa kanyang paligid, nakikialam at nakikiisa sa tawag ng bayan. Ang tono ng kantang ito ay katulad sa tono ng kantang “DiContinue reading “PARA SA IYO KASAMA”

Iloilo City Declared as Peaceful and Ready for Further Development

ILOILO CITY – The Iloilo City Government, the Armed Forces of the Philippines through the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division and the Philippine National Police signed a joint memorandum declaring Iloilo City as peaceful and ready for further development in a ceremony held here at Iloilo City Hall 2:00 PM Tuesday April 14, 2015. Hon JedContinue reading “Iloilo City Declared as Peaceful and Ready for Further Development”