Army commits troops, equipment in AFP Day Parade

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – A total of 1,255 Army personnel and equipment to include the newly procured R4A3 carbine rifles, armored vehicles and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) equipment highlighted the Army’s participation in the AFP’s 80th anniversary held at Haribon Hangar, Clark Airbase, Mabalacat City, Pampanga on Monday, December 21. For the dismountedContinue reading “Army commits troops, equipment in AFP Day Parade”

Army commemorates 152nd Andres Bonifacio Day

Wreath laying at Libingan ng mga Bayani. The Secretary of the National Defense, Honorable Voltaire T. Gazmin is assisted by Maj. Gen. Elmer C. Pabale, the Commander of the Army Support Command at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. Wreath laying ceremony at Headquarters Philippine Army, Nov. 30, 2015.  The SecretaryContinue reading “Army commemorates 152nd Andres Bonifacio Day”

Army assigns new ASCOM commander

FORT BONIFACIO, Metro Manila – The Philippine Army assigns a seasoned logistician as the new commander of a major unit responsible in providing logistics and other support to all Army units nationwide during a formal military ceremony presided by Army Chief, Lt. Gen. Eduardo M. Año, today. Maj. Gen. Elmer C. Pabale, a member ofContinue reading “Army assigns new ASCOM commander”

Army participates in 80th AFP Signal Corps Anniversary celebration

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Army joins the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in celebrating the Signal Corps’ 80 years of dedicated service to the country. Various activities were lined up to celebrate this major milestone, to be highlighted by the recognition and awarding of AFP Signal Officers, Enlisted Personnel and Civilian Employee atContinue reading “Army participates in 80th AFP Signal Corps Anniversary celebration”

Army alerts its disaster response and rescue units

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Army alerted all its Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) units nationwide on Thursday in anticipation of the effects of typhoon “Ineng” that may cause flash floods in low-lying areas and landslides. Typhoon Ineng (international codename Goni) has entered Philippine Area of Responsibility and was located 220 kilometers eastContinue reading “Army alerts its disaster response and rescue units”

Army assigns new public affairs chief

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – A former commander of an Army battalion based in Mindanao is designated as the new Army Chief Public Affairs in a simple ceremony held here today. Col. Benjamin L. Hao, a member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1990, replaced Maj. Enrico Gil C. Ileto who acted as the actingContinue reading “Army assigns new public affairs chief”

Philippine Army shares best practices with Sri Lankan Armed Forces

FORT ANDRES BONIFACIO, Metro Manila – The Philippine Army shared its best practices in a command briefing, open forum and interaction  with the visit of the student-officers of Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) of Sri Lanka here today. The delegation of military international students, headed by Commodore AARK Perera USP PSC, the Chief Instructor ofContinue reading “Philippine Army shares best practices with Sri Lankan Armed Forces”

Two Encounters in Sorsogon and Masbate: 4 Dead, 2 Wounded

CASTILLA, Sorsogon – Two separate encounters between Army Troops and Communist Terrorists have transpired today, involving the 9th Infantry Battalion, based in Masbate province and 31st Infantry Battalion, based in Sorsogon province. Three members of the Special Partisan Unit (SPARU) of the New People’s Army were killed while two soldiers were wounded in an encounterContinue reading “Two Encounters in Sorsogon and Masbate: 4 Dead, 2 Wounded”

Philippine Army welcomes new Chief

FORT BONIFACIO, Metro Manila – Major General Eduardo M Año is installed as the new Army Chief in a Change of Command Ceremony presided by His Excellency President Benigno S Aquino III at Headquarters Philippine Army on July 15, Wednesday. MGEN Año assumed as the 57th Commanding General of the Philippine Army, replacing LTGEN HernandoContinue reading “Philippine Army welcomes new Chief”

CAFGU killed, other hurt in Compostela clash

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City – A member of the Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (CAFGU) was killed while another soldier of 60th Infantry Battalion, 10th Infantry Division (10ID), Philippine Army was wounded after the NPA bandit group fired upon the patrolling soldiers in Brgy. Aguinaldo, Laak, Compostela Valley Province at 8:55 a.m., 05 July 2015. TheContinue reading “CAFGU killed, other hurt in Compostela clash”