DND News Global Scene-Combined Joint Task Force Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL

Combined Joint Task Force Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL 01/05/2015 08:13 AM CST From a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve News Release SOUTHWEST ASIA, Jan. 5, 2015 – U.S. and partner-nation military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation InherentContinue reading “DND News Global Scene-Combined Joint Task Force Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL”

Signing of Trilateral Information Sharing Arrangement Concerning the Nuclear and Missile Threats Posed by North Korea

Signing of Trilateral Information Sharing Arrangement Concerning the Nuclear and Missile Threats Posed by North Korea 12/28/2014 09:20 PM CST News re-post in http://www.dndnews.com IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-632-14 December 28, 2014 Signing of Trilateral Information Sharing Arrangement Concerning the Nuclear and Missile Threats Posed by North Korea Today, the Ministry of National Defense of theContinue reading “Signing of Trilateral Information Sharing Arrangement Concerning the Nuclear and Missile Threats Posed by North Korea”

Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq-Global Security Scene

Defense Media Activity for U.S. Department of Defense News re-post by http://www.dndnews.com/ From a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve News Release SOUTHWEST ASIA, Dec. 29, 2014 – U.S. and partner-nation military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq today, Combined Joint Task Force OperationContinue reading “Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq-Global Security Scene”

Army Chief sends off AARM contingent

Posted on November 13, 2014 by oacpa — Leave a comment FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – Lt Gen Hernando DCA Iriberri, Commanding General of the Philippine Army, led the Send Off Ceremony for the members of the Philippine Army Shooting Team, who will compete in the prestigious 2014 ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM), at the TrainingContinue reading “Army Chief sends off AARM contingent”

Today on Defense News Daily PH November 06 2014

Today on Defense News Daily PH http://www.dndnews.com AFP Ensures Educational Support to Dependents of Fallen Soldiers CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City Published: 04 November 2014—The Armed Forces of the Philippines will support the education of legal beneficiaries of fallen soldiers, a military officer said. Lt Col Harold M Cabunoc, Chief of the AFP Public Affairs Office,Continue reading “Today on Defense News Daily PH November 06 2014”

CSAFP orders Army Brigade to reposition to Western Mindanao Details Published: 28 September 2014 AFP CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City –General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr. has ordered the reposition of the 501st Infantry (Valiant) Brigade and its attached units from Northern Luzon to Western Mindanao to further strengthen the nation’s security posture in the ZamboangaContinue reading

The price AFP needs to pay to become ‘heavyweight’ military -newsinfo.inquirer.net

MANILA, Philippines–What will it take for the “lightweight” Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to become a “heavyweight” and stand up to nations that are bullying the Philippines? Money. Lots of it. General Gregorio Catapang, AFP Chief of Staff, said Friday following a Senate hearing of the Department of National Defense’s (DND) budget that nearlyContinue reading “The price AFP needs to pay to become ‘heavyweight’ military -newsinfo.inquirer.net”

AFP dedicates two battalions to help secure Papal Visit

CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff has ordered two battalion-sized units to augment the security of Pope Francis in the Philippines early next year.  General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr has tasked the 7th and 8th Philippine Contingent to the Golan Heights of the AFP’s Peacekeeping OperationsContinue reading “AFP dedicates two battalions to help secure Papal Visit”

CSAFP orders Army Brigade to reposition to Western Mindanao

CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr. has ordered the reposition of the 501st Infantry (Valiant) Brigade and its attached units from Northern Luzon to Western Mindanao to further strengthen the nation’s security posture in the Zamboanga Peninsula and Sulu. The 501st Brigade’s previous area of operations include the Provinces ofContinue reading “CSAFP orders Army Brigade to reposition to Western Mindanao”

AFP Honors Zamboanga Heroes

CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) honored the Heroes of the Battle of Zamboanga through the ceremonial ‘3 Volleys of Fire’ in commemoration of their heroism and sacrifices, today in Zamboanga City. The ceremony was conducted during the joint wreath-laying and awarding program at the Zamboanga CityContinue reading “AFP Honors Zamboanga Heroes”