NPAs in N. Cotabato threatened with ‘purging’: Army

COTABATO CITY — The military in North Cotabato claimed on Monday that communist rebels operating in the Arakan Valley complex are willing to surrender and live normal lives but are being…

Army acquiring P2.6-B worth of ammos

MANILA — The Philippine Army (PA) is acquiring PHP2.6 billion of ammunition of various types to replenish those utilized in the five-month battle to retake Marawi City from the clutches of…

Army validating ID of ‘foreigners’ killed in Maguindanao airstrikes

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao–The military here is verifying reports that six of the 15 fatalities killed in the military airstrikes in the past two days against the IS-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom…

Army now equipped with new communication platforms

  MANILA — The Philippine Army (PA) is now equipped with platforms that can provide situational capability and secure communication to its units in the field. The equipment being referred to…

641 Marawi veterans promoted to next higher rank

  MANILA — Around 641 Philippine Army (PA) enlisted personnel, who took part in the five-month battle to liberate Marawi City from the clutches of the Maute Group terrorists, were promoted…

2 NPA members, 17 sympathizers yield in Mt. Province

  LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Two members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) and 17 of their supporters have surrendered to police authorities in Mountain Province, police…

Soldier offers marriage to fiancée while hunting down rebels in SK

  BAGUMBAYAN, Sultan Kudarat – Their love blossomed in the harsh condition of the battlefield. They both declared they wanted to tie the knot since they are ready. A day…

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AFP expects more NPA attacks on ‘soft targets’

MANILA — Following their tactical defeat in Nasugbu, Batangas last week, the remaining New People’s Army (NPA) bandits are expected to intensify their attacks against “soft targets”. This was disclosed by…

Army launches artillery, airstrikes vs BIFF in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY — Military artillery fires, backed by helicopter gunships, pounded on pinpointed lairs of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Liberation Front (BIFF) in Maguindanao on Wednesday dawn, sending targets on…

Troops pullout starts in Marawi

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has started withdrawing forces as the fighting against the Daesh-inspired Maute group nears end in Marawi City. Lt. Gen. Carlito…

Vizcaya villagers flee homes over NPA-AFP firefight

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya – At least 19 families and 9 other villagers have sought refuge in the municipality of Kasibu town following a recent firefight between New People’s Army (NPA)…

AFP denies links with group calling for Duterte ouster

  MANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday said it has nothing to do with the group calling itself the “Patriotic and Democractic Movement” (PADEM) which is…

2 Army troops win big in Vietnam marathon event

MANILA, Aug. 11 — Showing that they are world-class athletes as well as fighters, two Philippine Army (PA) troops won top honors in the Manulife Danang International Marathon 2017 held…

Army slams ‘fake news’ on Pangasinan encounter

  FORT RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Palayan City, Nueva Ecija — The Philippine Army’s 7th Infantry Division (7ID) deplored on Friday the proliferation of “fake news” in connection with the recent encounter…

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US Army to spend millions on bonuses, ads to recruit 6k more soldiers

MOSCOW — The United States commonly boast about having the strongest military in the world, yet they still seek to recruit additional 6,000 people to the Army. The United States…