AFP completes rehearsal for Joint Inter-Operability Exercises in Zambales

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) successfully completed its rehearsals for the Joint Inter-Operability Exercises (JIOE) on Tuesday, December 1 in San Antonio, Zambales. The drills are part of the 4th iteration of AFP Joint Exercise (AJEX) DAGIT-PA which focuses on capabilities development in maritime security, and amphibious operations. The events are aimed at […]

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AFP chief calls for unity in preventing ‘radicalization of dissent’ especially among the youth

As the third Senate Hearing on the alleged red-tagging continues, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Gilbert Gapay called for unity in preventing the “radicalization of dissent” especially among the youth. This as new evidence of activists being recruited into the New People’s Army through “progressive groups” were brought up Tuesday, December […]

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Enlightened Daulah Islamiyah members surrender in Lanao

Four members of the Daulah Islamiyah-Maute Group surrendered in Lanao del Sur on November 30, 2020, WestMinCom Commander Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr. said. Lt. Gen. Vinluan, Jr. identified the surrendered personalities as Calandada Pungima “Tarapas” Lumondot, 55, resident of Barangay Mamaanun; Jamal Mamadra “Jamal” Radiab, 30, resident of Barangay Gacap; Muhaimen Mamualas Abdul “Opaw” […]

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Military holds vertical replenishment, flight deck, well deck ops in DAGIT-PA

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) successfully completed an airlift operation exercise in San Antonio, Zambales on Monday, November 30 as part of the ongoing AFP Joint Exercise DAGIT-PA. During the exercise, the Philippine Navy’s Naval Helicopter 432 showcased its Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP) capability that utilized the cargo hook suspension system. The drill was […]

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Manhunt for Tiamzons ordered

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed the Philippine National Police (PNP) to intensify the manhunt for former Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Chairman Benito Tiamzon and his wife, former CPP Secretary General Wilma Tiamzon, who based on intelligence reports are still in the country three days after a Quezon […]

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We are not red-tagging you, we are identifying you: Duterte to Makabayan, Bayan, Gabriela

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) does not engage in red-tagging leftist lawmakers, President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday night, insisting that the military was actually “identifying” them as legal fronts. In a taped speech, Duterte said the AFP is “very correct” for identifying groups like Bayan, Makabayan, and Gabriela as “legal fronts” of the […]

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