Bayanihan Awardees 2015

PFC CYRRUS VINCENT P VERDOTE 883361 PA You probably have seen this post on facebook too. It captured my heart since this is so true. Working closely with the men and women in uniform for a long time now i’ve witnessed and experienced how dedicated they are in their duties. It must be prouding andContinue reading “Bayanihan Awardees 2015”

Defense News Daily PH

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AFP vows to disrupt emerging ISIS stronghold

By Roel Pareño ( | Updated January 16, 2016 – 6:26pm  1  115 googleplus0   Armed Forces Chief of Staff General Hernando Iriberri maintained they have not found direct evidence that some militant groups are members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. photo ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Armed Forces Chief of Staff General Hernando IriberriContinue reading “AFP vows to disrupt emerging ISIS stronghold”

Doing Something Good For The Health And Environment

28 January 2016 Personnel of 600th Air Base Wing at Clark Air Base headed by BGEN WERNER M ELPEDES AFP launched a Tree Growing activity last January 27, 2016 at Paradise Ranch, Sitio Monicayo, Brgy Calumpang, Mabalacat City after more than an hour of biking from their headquarters to the location. Around 150 Mahogany seedlingsContinue reading “Doing Something Good For The Health And Environment”


Tandag Surigao del Sur – Forces of 402nd Infantry (Stingers) Brigade, 4th Infantry Division Philippine Army encountered the elements of the New People’s Army (NPA) at the vicinity of So Boringon, Brgy Mahaba, Marihatag, Surigao del Sur today during the conduct of joint pursuit operation against those who ambushed the BJMP personnel. Immediately after theContinue reading “PURSUIT OPERATIONS AGAINST NPA CRIMINALS RESULTED TO FIREFIGHT”


The 5th Civil Relations Group joins environmental conscious groups in their activity last Sunday, March 22, 2015 in Brgy 76-A, Bucana, Davao City in the coastal and underwater clean-up. Together in the group are representatives from JTC Group of Companies, CENRO, Gawad Kalinga, Batang Astig, TOG 11, NFEM, Task Force Davao, 10th CMO Bn, ExploreContinue reading “TEAM EASTMINCOM JOINS THE “UNIFIED ACTION FOR ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY””

ROTC Unit undergoes Regional Annual Administrative and Tactical Inspection

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – About 3,000 cadets and cadettes from the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units of different schools, colleges and universities within the National Capital Region undergoes Regional Annual Administrative and Tactical Inspection (RAATI) conducted by the Army Reserve Command (ARESCOM) of the Philippine Army held at the ROTC Hunters Guerilla Field (HPA Grandstand), Headquarters Philippine Army in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City on Sunday, March 15. The one-dayContinue reading “ROTC Unit undergoes Regional Annual Administrative and Tactical Inspection”

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”

The price AFP needs to pay to become ‘heavyweight’ military

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”