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Military intelligence and special units can counter NPA hit squads

Peace Philippines
Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. gave a statement on Monday saying that the intelligence efforts of the military and its special units ...
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AFP to deploy more troops to Samar

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The AFP will be deploying additional forces to Samar in response to the rising number of incidents of “lawless violence” in the province. Armed Forces of the Philippines ...
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Malacañang reinforced AFP, PNP guidelines against lawless violence

Peace Philippines
The Palace, through Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, has issued a memorandum order to reinforce the current guidelines utilized by the AFP and PNP in crafting and implementing measures ...
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AFP gives full support to peace initiatives

Peace Philippines
A statement by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) delivered by AFP public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato clarified that the country’s military forces are fully ...
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Red October’ is over: Lorenzana

Philippines Politics
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told the press on Friday that “Red October”, the rumoured underground plot to oust the government, is now officially dead. “Red October” is supposedly ...
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Senate Bill Seeks Job Security for AFP Reservists

A Senate measure was filed seeking to ensure that AFP reservists would be reinstated to their careers by the end of their required military service.
News Peace
MANILA — A Senate measure was filed seeking to ensure that members of the reserve force of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) would be reinstated to their ...
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Eastmincom’s Guerrero Gets AFP’s Top Post

Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero, Eastern Mindanao Command head, succeed outgoing Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Eduardo Año ...
News Peace
MANILA — Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero, Eastern Mindanao Command head, succeeded outgoing Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Eduardo Año who retired Thursday after reaching ...
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Urban Warfare Training Mutually Beneficial: AFP chief

While grateful for the ADF's offer of urban warfare training, the deal is not a one-way street as the AFP can apprise the ADF on how it eliminated all of ...
Philippines World
MANILA — While grateful for the Australian Defense Forces’ (ADF) offer of urban warfare training, the deal is not exactly a one-way street as the Armed Forces of the ...
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Hero Soldier Risks Life to Save Marawi Hostages

In the final days of the Battle for Marawi, on October 19, Cpt. Jeff Buada put his life on the line to rescue hostages held by Maute terrorists.
News Peace Philippines
The most recent addition to the legacy of the 1st Scout Rangers is Capt. Jeffrey Buada. Trained and organized by the late Gen. Rafael Ileto in 1955, the ...
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Marawi Liberated, Fighting Continues

DAY OF CELEBRATION Waving a flag, soldiers aboard an armored personnel carrier celebrate their victory amid gunfire and explosions in Marawi City. —AFP
Peace Philippines
MARAWI CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday declared the liberation of Marawi, but the military says the five-month battle against gunmen loyal to the Islamic State (IS) ...
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