New 4ID Commander

New 4th Infantry Division commander Major General Oscar Lactao (center) shakes hands with outgoing commander Major General Ricardo Visaya (right) during the turnover of command ceremony at Camp Evangelista, Patag… »

New 1st Infantry Division commander installed

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/02 July) – The 1st Infantry “Tabak” Division, considered the Army’s premier unit, has a new commander, an official said. Capt. Franco Suelto, Tabak Division’s Public Affairs officer-in-charge,… »

Battle Preparedness

Amidst the rain, soldiers of the 29th Infantry Battalion jump out of a Simba armored personnel carrier during a simulated camp defense drill in Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte Thursday… »

Oplan Tabang Leyte

The AFP’s Eastern Mindanao Command deploys at least 400 troops to super typhoon Yolanda-devastated areas in Leyte on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, to augment relief, recovery and rehabilitation efforts there.… »

Zamboanga City Crisis

Government troops and members of the Moro National Liberation Front reportedly loyal to Nur Misuari continue to battle it out in the standoff in Zamboanga City that started on Monday,… »

403rd’s Gapuz promoted general

MALAYBALAY CITY – President Benigno Aquino III has recently promoted Col. Romeo Gapuz, commander of the 403rd Infantry Brigade based here, to a brigadier general, Capt. Eduardo Meclat, Jr., the… »

Army’s 10ID transporting relief goods to CDO, Iligan

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 Dec) – The Army’s 10th Infantry Division will transport on Friday, December 23, at least 21 truckloads of relief aid to the cities of Cagayan de Oro… »

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