PMC Deputy Commandant awards wounded Marines »

PMC Deputy Commandant awards wounded Marines

ZAMBOANGA CITY/05 October 2013 by Frencie Carreon–Two Marine soldiers were awarded for gallantry by visiting Philippine Marine Corps Deputy Commandant Brig. Gen. Remigio Valdez this noon. Valdez presented the awards to wounded personnel of the Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT) 3 at the Zamboanga State College and Marine Sciences and Technology  in Rio Hondo, where […]

Climaco thanks JSOG for Zambo defense in Sept standoff »

Climaco thanks JSOG for Zambo defense in Sept standoff

ZAMBOANGA CITY/02 October 2013 by Vic Larato—Zamboanga City Mayor Beng Climaco today thanked the Joint Special Operations Group (JSOG) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines that was directly involved in fierce ground, air and sea assaults on the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) fighters who occupied six barangays of the city for the past […]

Bridging peace in war-torn Sulu through pencils »

Bridging peace in war-torn Sulu through pencils

It was the middle of a rainy season in July when LtC. Romulo Quemado assumed the leadership command of the Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT) 2 in Talipao and Mambung, two of Sulu’s conflict-affected municipalities.  In an initial assessment of the MBLT2’s Area of Responsibility (AOR), the Marines gathered data on impressions of the local […]

Army major, soldiers, killed in Basilan ambush by Sayyaf »

Army major, soldiers, killed in Basilan ambush by Sayyaf

ISABELA CITY/07 May 2013—Military authorities here said that an army major and soldiers were killed in an ambush that transpired in the vicinity of Sitio Pagtawanan, in a village in Al-Barka town, Basilan. Col. Carlito Galvez, commander of the 104th Army Brigade based in Tabiawan, this city, confirmed the incident saying that the undetermined number […]

Masked Sayyaf men kidnap 2 Patikul residents »

Masked Sayyaf men kidnap 2 Patikul residents

PATIKUL, SULU/03 May 2013—Some ten masked heavily armed men of the Abu Sayyaf Group were reported to have abducted this morning two civilian-residents of Sahaya Village in Latih, Patikul. Police identified the victims as 30-year old  Awan Usman, and 32-year old Boy Nunung.  They were forcibly taken  at the vicinity of Baunoh Butong, Kilometer 5 […]

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