Remains of PO3 Acob, one of 44 slain SAF members, interredat his hometown

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Remains of PO3 Acob, one of 44 slain SAF members, interredat his hometown 

By Villamor Visaya

AURORA, Isabela, Feb. 7 (PNA) — The remains of slain 34-year-old Police Officer 3 Rodrigo Acob Jr., one of the 44 fallen Special Action Force members have been finally interred at his tomb at the public cemetery here at past noon Saturday.

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Mindanao bishops want reward money for Marwan be given to families of "Fallen 44 " SAF members

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mindanao bishops want reward money for Marwan be given to families of "Fallen 44 " SAF members 

MANILA, Feb. 7 — A Mindanao prelate said that the reward money for the capture of Malaysian bomb maker Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan, should be given to the families of the 44 members of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF), who all died while working on their mission.

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Makati offers financial aids to "Fallen 44" SAF families

February 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Makati offers financial aids to "Fallen 44" SAF families 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay on Wednesday said the city government will extend financial assistance of Php 100,000 each to the families of the 44 members of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) killed in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. 25.

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Last respects for PNP-SAF hero PO2 Peterson Carap

February 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Last respects for PNP-SAF hero PO2 Peterson Carap 

150204185220Right photo shows police personnel from the Police Regional Office-Cordillera based at Camp Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet paying their last respects to their brother in uniform, PO2 Peterson Carap of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) who was buried on Wednesday (Feb. 4, 2015). Shown in left photo is the Benguet hero’s widow, Janet Carap, holding their son Arahil. (PNA photos by Jojo Lamaria/Baguio Bureau)
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Relatives say slain SAF man from Nueva Vizcaya a hero since

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Relatives say slain SAF man from Nueva Vizcaya a hero since 

By Villamor Visaya

VILLAVERDE, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 2 (PNA) — Police Officer 2 Joel Dulnuan has been a revered hero to his countrymen as one of the 44 Special Action Force members who were killed in an operation in Mamapasano, Maguindanao.

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DepEd assures scholarships for beneficiaries of slain SAF members

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on DepEd assures scholarships for beneficiaries of slain SAF members 

By Mabelle M. Manalo

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday assured government assistance like scholarship grants for beneficiaries of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) members killed during an anti-terrorist operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last week.

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Scholarship grants for beneficiaries of fallen SAF members

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Scholarship grants for beneficiaries of fallen SAF members 

150202154848Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro announces that DepEd and other government agencies listed the names of the immediate families of the fallen Special Action Force (SAF) commandos for references in providing assistance like scholarship grants for their children and siblings during the press conference on Monday (February 02, 2015) at the DepEd Complex in Pasig City. Luistro said he found out during the necrological services that most of the 44 SAF members recently killed in an operation against terrorists in Maguindanao province were graduates of public schools and breadwinners of their families. (PNA photos by Johnny D. Guevarra)LAM/jme

Solons call for creation of Truth Commission to probe the death of 44 PNP-SAF commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Solons call for creation of Truth Commission to probe the death of 44 PNP-SAF commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao 

150202160949Senator Teofisto Guingona III (center), chairperson of the Senate Committee on Peace and Reconciliation, holds a copy of a bill calling for the creation of a Truth Commission to investigate the Jan. 25, 2015 killing of 44 Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Flanking Guingona are Senators Paolo “Bam” Aquino IV (right) and Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III,, co-authors of the bill. Also in photo are Quezon City Rep. Jorge Banal (extreme left), Partylist AMIN Rep. Sitti Turabin Hataman, and Marikina City Rep. Marcelino Teodoro (extreme right), authors of the counterpart bill in the House of Representatives. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Public schools nationwide pay tribute to 44 SAF heroes

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Public schools nationwide pay tribute to 44 SAF heroes 

150202152105Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro (top left) leads the nationwide simultaneous candle lighting ceremony in schools on Monday (February 02, 2015) at the DepEd main office in Meralco Avenue, Pasig City. The DepED, together with its schools and offices, observed 44 seconds of silence and one second for peace nationwide during Monday’s flag-raising ceremonies to honor the 44 Philippine National Police-Special Action force (PNP-SAF) who perished during the anti-terrorist operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last week. (PNA photos by Johnny D. Guevarra)LAM/jme

Maguindanao pupils march, call for peace in Mamasapano

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Maguindanao pupils march, call for peace in Mamasapano 

MAMASAPANO, Maguindanao, Jan. 29 -– Tired of war, hundreds of elementary pupils and high school pupils here marched along a concrete road here Thursday appealing to authorities, and even to lawless elements, to help put an end to violence in their midst.

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