Marine killed during Marawi Siege gets Medal for Valor

President Rodrigo Duterte recently awarded the Medal for Valor to PFC Gener C. Tinangag PN(M) (Posthumous) for his acts of heroism during the Marawi Siege in 2017. “PFC Tinangag, a newly reported Assistant Automatic Rifleman with the Marine Battalion Landing Team-5, together with three other Marines, volunteered to extricate wounded and killed troops under heavy […]Read More

US, PHL navies reaffirm ties during Pacific Fleet Commander’s visit

The reaffirmation of commitment and enhancement of collaboration and partnership were the keynotes of the visit of the United States Pacific Fleet commander, Adm. Samuel Paparo to the Philippine Navy (PN) headquarters today, July 9. Admiral Paparo rendered a courtesy call on PN Flag Officer In Command, Rear Adm. Adeluis Bordado and discussed future collaboration […]Read More

Super Tucano aircraft in landing mishap repairable: PAF

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) said the Embraer A-29B “Super Tucano” attack aircraft which was recently damaged during a “routine” maintenance check flight is repairable and will be returned immediately to service once the needed parts and technicians arrive from Brazil. “The damages on the aircraft are all reparable and Embraer will provide the parts […]Read More

1,124,100 AstraZeneca vaccines from the Japan arrive

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the arrival of 1,124,100 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the Government of Japan as the donated shipment arrives at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on July 8, 2021. The President, together with officials from the Embassy of Japan to the Philippines, National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 and […]Read More

Army Aviation Regiment celebrates 2nd Activation Anniversary

The Philippine Army Aviation “Hiraya” Regiment (Provisional) celebrated its 2nd year activation anniversary today, July 8, 2021 at Fort Ramon Magsaysay, Palayan, Nueva Ecija. Army Commanding General Maj. Gen. Andres Centino lauded the Regiment for its successful contributions to the overall mission accomplishment of the Army by providing air support to various operations. Maj. Gen. […]Read More

BCDA works on finding fund sources for military

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is looking for funding sources to raise funds for the country’s soldiers, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this statement after President Rodrigo Duterte, in his visit to Zamboanga City to honor the casualties in the military plane crash in Patikul, Sulu, reiterated the government’s […]Read More

General Sobejana leads last command conference as AFP Chief of

The Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Cirilito Sobejana presided over his final Command Conference Wednesday, July 7, where he gave his guidance to the military moving forward. “The AFP gained substantial accomplishments for the past months. Despite this, we must endeavour to continue our momentum to achieve more meaningful milestones,” General […]Read More

Navy promotes ties with Singapore during attaché’s visit

The Philippine Navy (PN) welcomed today, July 8 the visiting Republic of Singapore’s Defense Attaché to the Philippines, Col. Geajaindren Mariapan who made a courtesy call on the PN Flag Officer In Command, Rear Adm. Adeluis Bordado at the Navy headquarters in Roxas Blvd., Manila. The sustainment of both countries’ robust naval partnership and cooperation […]Read More

US delivers P48.5 million in weapons, munitions to Armed Forces

On July 4, officials from the Joint United States Military Assistance Group – Philippines (JUSMAG-P) delivered Php48.5 million ($1 million) worth of new weapons and munitions to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at Clark Air Base. The delivery, funded by U.S. grant assistance, included fourteen (14) M2A1 .50 caliber heavy machine guns, seven […]Read More

US, Japan vaccine donations seen to boost PH’s mass inoculation

More than 3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be donated by the United States while Japan will send more than one million doses, which could prop up the country’s mass immunization drive as well as address distribution disparity.In his report to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during a meeting on government’s COVID-19 interventions on Tuesday, […]Read More