Eastern Mindanao Command strengthens border security

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City – Aside from the enhanced maritime patrol being conducted by the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao and the joint maritime patrol with the Philippine Coast Guard in the territorial waters in South Eastern Mindanao, Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) further intensified the border crossing security to prevent terrorist and other transnational crime syndicate fromContinue reading “Eastern Mindanao Command strengthens border security”

EMC supports BUC’s Call for Peace

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City – Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) supports the Manifesto of the Bishop Ulama Conference (BUC) calling for peace in Marawi issued on June 15, 2017. It is always the fervent hope of the Command that just and lasting peace will be achieved not only in Marawi, but also in the whole country. The Command likewiseContinue reading “EMC supports BUC’s Call for Peace”

Philippine Army Welcomes 110 Skilled Professionals and Athletes for Training

Capas, Tarlac– The Philippine Army’s Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), under Brig. Gen. Casiano C. Monilla welcomed one hundred ten (110) strong students of special enlistment in an opening ceremony at the TRADOC Grandstand in Camp O’Donnell, Capas, Tarlac yesterday afternoon March 2, 2017. The said special enlistees who are composed of highly skilled professionalsContinue reading “Philippine Army Welcomes 110 Skilled Professionals and Athletes for Training”

JTF Haribon deploys troops for ASEAN

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City – Task Force Haribon of the Eastern Mindanao Command held a send off ceremony in the morning of January 13, 2017 at Naval Station Felix Apolinario, Panacan, Davao City. The forces will support the Philippine National Police in securing the launching and other related activities of ASEAN ‘17 in Davao City.Continue reading “JTF Haribon deploys troops for ASEAN”

JTF Sulu sends 11 Platoons of Bayanihan Teams for Talipao and Patikul

Camp Bautista, Sulu, Dec 6, 2016- Joint Task Force Sulu is sending 11 platoons of Bayanihan Teams to the different Barangays of Patikul and Talipao starting Tuesday. In a simple ceremony held at Camp Teodulfo Bautista in Jolo, Sulu, Tuesday; Col Jesus Manangquil Jr the JTF Sulu Commander stressed the importance of partnership between theContinue reading “JTF Sulu sends 11 Platoons of Bayanihan Teams for Talipao and Patikul”

Soldiers undergo combat stress debriefing in Sulu

  Camp Bautista, Sulu, Oct 4, 2016- Soldiers at the forefront of the relentless combat operations against the bandit group Abu Sayyaf (ASG) in Sulu are undergoing continuous combat stress debriefing to cope with psychological rigors of their job. Three companies from different battalions have so far undergone the combat stress debriefing being conducted byContinue reading “Soldiers undergo combat stress debriefing in Sulu”

Wounded soldiers in Sulu receive medals, rescue efforts continue

  Camp Bautista, Sulu, Sep 30, 2016- Five soldiers wounded in different encounters against the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were given medals by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in a simple ceremony at Camp Bautista Station Hospital in Jolo 9am Friday. Awarded with the Wounded Personnel Medal were 2Lt Joelimar Sulit, TSg MarioContinue reading “Wounded soldiers in Sulu receive medals, rescue efforts continue”

2 more ASG killed as troops intensify rescue effort in Sulu

Camp Bautista, Sulu, Sep 28, 2016- Two Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members were killed while three more were wounded in two separate but connected successive encounters between Army troops and ASG in Panamao, Sulu early morning Wednesday. A soldier, name withheld, was also slightly wounded by shrapnels and currently recuperating at Camp Bautista Hospital in Jolo.Continue reading “2 more ASG killed as troops intensify rescue effort in Sulu”

1 more Indonesian released

  Camp Bautista, Sulu, Sep 22, 2016-Another Indonesian kidnap victim was released in Sulu Thursday morning as troops continue intensified rescue efforts. The released hostage identified thru his passport is 30 year-old Herman Bin Manggak. He is the sixth Indonesian freed from ASG captivity since President Duterte assumed office and ordered an intensified rescue effort.Continue reading “1 more Indonesian released”

Sirawai kidnap victim rescued in Sulu

  Camp Bautista, Sulu, Sep 21, 2016-Troops of 35th Infantry Battalion, 501st Infantry Brigade of Joint Task Force Sulu rescued 60 year-old kidnap victim Martina Lyn Yee from Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) 7am Wednesday in a pier in Tanjung, Brgy Kajatian, Indanan Sulu. Martina Lyn Yee, a resident of Sirawai, Zamboanga Del Norte, owner ofContinue reading “Sirawai kidnap victim rescued in Sulu”