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PAF wins the 1st AFP Cyber Exercise

PAF wins the 1st AFP Cyber Exercise

The Philippine Air Force emerged as the overall champion during the 1st AFP Cyber Exercise dubbed as “Intercept Foxtrot” held on September 25-27, 2018 hosted by the PAF through the initiative of the Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Communications, OA-6 and the 950th Communication Electronics Information Systems Group at Colonel Jesus...

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War between MILF, military ‘over’: AFP chief

War between MILF, military ‘over’: AFP chief

The decades-old armed fighting days between the military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are over. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez Jr. made this remark in a visit on Saturday to Camp Darapanan, the MILF’s main encampment situated in Barangay Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. Some 6,000 MILF...

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Suspect in Isulan bombing killed in Maguindanao

Suspect in Isulan bombing killed in Maguindanao

A notorious bomber of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was neutralized this morning at around 2:00 o’clock, October 6, 2018. Norodin Taib was killed during the conduct of support to law enforcement operation of the combined troops of 601st Infantry Brigade at vicinity Sitio Lab, Brgy Kuloy, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao. While the troops were...

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12th CMO battalion conducts medical mission, distributes slippers

12th CMO battalion conducts medical mission, distributes slippers

Troops under the 12th Civil Military Operations regiment served 331 residents in Barangay Mainit, Iligan City in their recently conducted a medical and dental clinic. They also distributed slippers to 150 individuals, gave psychological interventions to 50 students, and gave haircuts to 65 people. The activities were done to reach out to the people and...

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18 communist bandits surrender in Sultan Kudarat

18 communist bandits surrender in Sultan Kudarat

Eighteen members of the communist terrorist group’s Yunit Milisya voluntarily surrendered to the troops of Alpha Company, 33rd Infantry (Makabayan) Battalion in Midtungok village, Sen. Ninoy Aquino town, Sultan Kudarat at 11:00am today. 2nd Lt Dennis Gamos, the Executive Officer of Alpha Company, received the surrenderors and their firearms in the hinterland sub-village of Lemangga....

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PRRD ordered AFP to neutralize communists rebels

PRRD ordered AFP to neutralize communists rebels

The president instructed the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to intensify boost its intelligence gathering efforts to quash communist insurgency in Northern Samar and nearby areas. “The best way is intelligence. Magbuhos kayo ng intelligence. Then, pag nakuha niyo, it’s neutralization,” the President told the 803rd Infantry Brigade in Camp John Ponce Sumuroy. The...

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18 schools in Manila recruitment grounds for ouster plot – AFP

18 schools in Manila recruitment grounds for ouster plot – AFP

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday named 18 Metro Manila schools that were allegedly recruitment sites of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) for its ouster plot against the government. Brigadier General Antonio Parlade, Jr., AFP deputy chief-of-staff for operations, identified the schools as University of the Philippines Manila, UP Diliman,...

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NPAs, terror groups dwindling due to intensified AFP ops

NPAs, terror groups dwindling due to intensified AFP ops

Due to intensified security operations nationwide, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that it is continuously gaining grounds against the New People’s Army (NPA) and other terrorist groups. This, according to AFP public affairs office chie,f Col. Noel Detoyato, in a statement Tuesday. He said ongoing military operations against these threat groups led...

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3 NPAs surrendered to the military

3 NPAs surrendered to the military

The military received three New People’s Army combatants who surrendered over the weekend in Davao del Norte. The surrenderees were identified as alias Arvin/Isak, 45 years old; Romo, 30 years old; and Joa, 38, who were all from Pulang Bagani Command 1 of the Southern Regional Committee 5, Southern Regional Command. The three turned themselves...

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Army’s CSP brings land to landless

Army’s CSP brings land to landless

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL — The Community Support Program (CSP) of the Philippine Army has made possible the awarding of rites to land of agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) through the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). About 75 ARBs received their Certificate of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) covering a total of 63 hectares of landholding formerly owned by...