Troops detonate IED discovered by civilian in Basilan

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- April 12, 2015 (5:10pm)- Troops of the 19th Special Forces Company and the 39th Explosive Ordnance Demolition Battalion under the Joint Task Group Basilan successfully detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) reportedly emplaced by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Barangay Tuburan, Hadji Mohammad Ajul, Basilan. “Said IED was discoveredContinue reading “Troops detonate IED discovered by civilian in Basilan”

AFP, PNP seize unregistered motorboats in Zamboanga Sibugay

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- April 12, 2015 (5am)- Three (3) unregistered motorboats were confiscated amid Law Enforcement Operations conducted by the military and police in Barangay Tampalan, Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay. Combined elements of the 44th Infantry Battalion and the Municipal Police Station of Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay confiscated the Jungkong-type motorboats owned by Ammong Arguilles,Continue reading “AFP, PNP seize unregistered motorboats in Zamboanga Sibugay”

Joint Military, Police and Local Government Units Engage Abu Sayyaf Group in Basilan Province

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- April 12, 2015 (10:25 am)- Combined units from the 18th Infantry Battalion (18th IB) under Joint Task Group Basilan; civilian volunteers; local police; and the Municipal Mayor of Hadji Muhamad Adjul (HMA), together with the Basakan Barangay Chairman, encountered undetermined number of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) at Sitio Poject, BarangayContinue reading “Joint Military, Police and Local Government Units Engage Abu Sayyaf Group in Basilan Province”

Troops seize NPA’s lair in Zamboanga del Sur

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City- April 12, 2015 (10:05 am)- Military troops discovered an encampment belonging to the New People’s Army (NPA) in Barangay Cabaluran, Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur. Elements of the 53rd Infantry Battalion conducting Law Enforcement Operations discovered the said encampment which can accommodate more or less 100 persons. Reports from ground unitsContinue reading “Troops seize NPA’s lair in Zamboanga del Sur”

RECRUITMENT IN THE STREETS

As the New People’s Army has just celebrated their 46th Anniversary, these pictures surfaced in the internet. As expected, people who asked for permits from the city government offices to rally in the streets and to form pickets were one of those who openly recruit civilians from urban areas to be involved and members ofContinue reading “RECRUITMENT IN THE STREETS”

AFP and US Armed Forces strengthen ties with local communities through Balikatan Exercise in Panay

CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz – The Armed Forces of the Philippines through the Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response Task Force Panay and the US Armed Forces through the Joint Civil-Military Operations Task Force in a joint effort have strengthened the ties between both armed forces and the local communities through a series of trainingsContinue reading “AFP and US Armed Forces strengthen ties with local communities through Balikatan Exercise in Panay”

ARAW NG KAGITINGAN: 2015

As every April 9 of each year we celebrate the Araw ng Kagitingan, along with this we also celebrate for the Veterans Week. For this year, the theme of the celebration is “IPUNLA ANG KAGITINGAN SA KABATAAN, IHANDA ANG BETERANO NG KINABUKASAN.” The celebration started on April 5 with the Sunrise Ceremony at Libingan ngContinue reading “ARAW NG KAGITINGAN: 2015”

301st Brigade Phil Army joins the Flag Raising during 73rd Commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan

COL ERIC C UCHIDA (GSC) PA Commander, 301Bde, 3ID, PA with Hon Governor Arthur D Defensor Sr. Province of Iloilo during the Flag raising and the mass singing of the Philippine National Anthem  in line with the 73rd Commemoration of the Araw  ng Kagitingan with theme: “Ipunla ang kagitingan sa Kabataan, Ihanda ang Beterano ngContinue reading “301st Brigade Phil Army joins the Flag Raising during 73rd Commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan”