Panay island generally peaceful as election period starts

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Panay island generally peaceful as election period starts 

SAN JOSE, ANTIQUE, Jan. 11 – – The island of Panay, composed of four provinces, was described to be generally peaceful at the start of the election period Sunday.

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PA dominates Dragon Boat Regatta

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on PA dominates Dragon Boat Regatta 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The Philippine Army (PA) commended its Army Dragon Boat Team that dominated the Dragon Boat Regatta held at Manila Bay Sunday.

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Army battalion receives newly procured rifles as part of modernization plan

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Army battalion receives newly procured rifles as part of modernization plan 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 10 -– The Batallion of Excellence Award recipient, the 79th IB “Masaligan” Battalion is now equipped with the newly procured Carbine 5.56 mm R4 A3 rifles as part of the modernization thrust of the Philippine Army.

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Former 'NPA rebel' surrenders to authorities in Negros Oriental

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Former 'NPA rebel' surrenders to authorities in Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 10 -– A self-proclaimed former member of the rebel New People’s Army (NPA) has surrendered to the 79th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army based in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental.

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Armored personnel carriers from US in running and operational condition

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Armored personnel carriers from US in running and operational condition 

MANILA, Oct. 7 — The 114 M-113s armored personnel carriers (APCs) coming from the United States are in running and operational condition.

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CHR clears Army battalion, puts closure to double murder case

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on CHR clears Army battalion, puts closure to double murder case 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 11 — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has put a closure to the double murder and arson case against a couple in Barangay Tacpao, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, and has also cleared members of the 11th Infantry Batallion of the Philippine Army based in the same city who were tagged as the alleged perpetrators of the crime.

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15 'Aspin' tracker dogs help provide security to ambassadors on Phl-Spanish Friendship Day

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on 15 'Aspin' tracker dogs help provide security to ambassadors on Phl-Spanish Friendship Day 

BALER, Aurora, June 30, — Securing the site of the 13th Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day attended by at least five ambassadors of foreign countries in this capital town has become a breeze.

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Army troops pursue NPA rebels after clashes in south Negros Oriental

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Army troops pursue NPA rebels after clashes in south Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 16 -– Philippine Army troops continue to pursue suspected members of the rebel New People’s Army (NPA) following two sporadic clashes early this week at Barangay Talalak in Sta. Catalina town, Negros Oriental.

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Philippine Army honors 2 top lady cannoneers

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Philippine Army honors 2 top lady cannoneers 

FORT RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Palayan City, Nueva Ecija, March 9 – Two lady cannoneers who distinguished themselves in leadership and management as well as in artillery operations that resulted in the upliftment of the morale and material benefits of the artillery personnel and the community were honored during the Philippine Army’s 78th founding anniversary on Saturday.

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Military presses manhunt for wounded terrorist leader Radullan Sahiron in Sulu

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Military presses manhunt for wounded terrorist leader Radullan Sahiron in Sulu 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, March 2 (PNA) — Government troops in Sulu pressed their manhunt for Abu Sayyaf Group leader Radullan Sahiron on Monday after receiving intelligence information from a concerned citizen that the country’s most wanted terrorist leader was wounded and hiding in the jungle of Patikul, according to a military report.

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