JTF Central terminates All-Out Offensive; pursuit LEO against BIFF continues

H6ID, Camp Siongco Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao – After more than a month of offensive operations in seven municipalities of Maguindanao against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, the Joint Task Force Central Commander Major General Edmundo R Pangilinan ordered the termination of the All-Out Offensive following the pronouncement of the Chief of Staff ArmedContinue reading “JTF Central terminates All-Out Offensive; pursuit LEO against BIFF continues”

Army celebrates 118 years of serving the people and securing the land

FORT BONIFACIO, Metro Manila – The Philippine Army celebrates its 118th Founding Anniversary with a static capability display and recognition of outstanding personnel on March 23, Monday, at the Hunters ROTC Parade Ground in Fort Bonifacio. The Philippine Army showcased, not just its war fighting equipment and humanitarian and disaster response capabilities, but the ArmyContinue reading “Army celebrates 118 years of serving the people and securing the land”

AFPI recognizes Women Artillery Commanders during its 78th Founding Anniversary on Women’s Month

FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija – The Artillery Foundation of the Philippines Incorporated (AFPI) awarded two military women with the Noble Order of General Arturo T Enrile during the celebration of its 78th Founding Anniversary on March 7, 2015 at the Philippine Army Officer’s Clubhouse. The said award was given to give due recognition for theContinue reading “AFPI recognizes Women Artillery Commanders during its 78th Founding Anniversary on Women’s Month”

Eastern Mindanao Command peace effort gaining peace and development

NSFA, PANACAN, Davao City, 06 March 2015– Peace and Development in the Eastern Mindanao area gained momentum in the first two months of 2015. In his report, Lt General Aurelio Baladad of the Eastern Mindanao Command accounted a total of 39 encounters since the lifting of the unilateral Suspension of Military Operations on January 19, resulting toContinue reading “Eastern Mindanao Command peace effort gaining peace and development”

New BIFF camps captured

CAMP SIONGCO, Awang, DOS, Maguindanao – The operating troops of the Joint Task Force Central conducted operations in two areas reported to be encampments of the armed lawless group who calls themselves Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Brgy Dabunayan and Brgy Liab, Datu Piang, Maguindanao on March 6, 2015. After a few hours ofContinue reading “New BIFF camps captured”

CSAFP awards 6ID troops

CAMP SIONGCO, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao – Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr. personally awarded, on March 4, the officers and men involved in reinforcing and extracting the 84th Special Action Company (Sea Borne), Special Action Force of the PNP last January 25, 2015. One officerContinue reading “CSAFP awards 6ID troops”

NPA Group of Sarangani on the brink of extinction

NSFA, PANACAN, Davao City, 02March 2015 – “The NPA bandit group in Alabel, Sarangani Province is on the brink of extinction or dissipation.” This was the statement of the Commander of the Eastern Mindanao Command, Lieutenant General Aurelio Baladad, after a certain Juvani Angos a.k.a. Juvan, a member of Guerilla Front (GF) 75, surrendered toContinue reading “NPA Group of Sarangani on the brink of extinction”