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 […]

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 […]

Marines clash with Abu Sayyaf in Talipao »

Marines clash with Abu Sayyaf in Talipao

TALIPAO, SULU/06 April 2013—Government forces from the Philippine Marines’ Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT) 2 today had a firefight with some 30 armed men of the Abu Sayyaf Group in the remote village of Kiyutaan. MBLT 2 Commander Lt. Col. Romulo Quemado said the armed encounter transpired at about 7:30 in the morning at Sitio […]

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