Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

AP 12/12/2017

  WASHINGTON — Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said, as President Donald Trump’s ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks. The new policy divulged Monday reflects the difficult…

Security up for Sinulog; military targets NPA rebs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/23/2017

SECURITY remains stringent for next year’s annual Sinulog celebration in Cebu City despite the stable peace and order climate in Cebu, Bohol province and most parts of Central Visayas. Both the military’s Central Command (Centcom) and the…

US supersonic bombers conduct exercise in South Korean region

AFP 11/03/2017

  United States bombers accompanied by Japanese and South Korean warplanes flew a mission in the South Korea region on Thursday amid high regional tensions, the US Air Force said. Two supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers took off…

Gerald Anderson is military man-turned-militant in ‘AWOL’

Michelle Joy Padayhag 08/19/2017

IF YOU are done with the comedy, drama, and romance films in the ongoing  Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), it’s time for you to watch the action-thriller film, “AWOL.” Topbilled by Kapamilya actor Gerald Anderson, it is…

Cebu bishop is new prelate for military, police forces

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/06/2017

POPE Francis appointed Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Florencio as the concurrent apostolic administrator of the Military Ordinariate. “The appointment is concurrent, so he will both serve as military administrator and at the same time continue to function…

Cebu auxiliary bishop named concurrent administrator of the Military Ordinariate

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/05/2017

CEBU CITY–Pope Francis has appointed Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Florencio as the concurrent apostolic administrator of the Military Ordinariate. “The appointment is concurrent so he will both serve as military administrator and at the same time continue…

NETIZENS VS BIFF

Editorial 06/23/2017

Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte are not taking the threat of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) to kill the President sitting down. They lashed at the BIFF, who — after attacking a military base, burning down…

Strong indications Omar Maute is dead — military

Inquirer.net 06/23/2017

MARAWI CITY — The military on Friday said it got strong indications that Omarkhayyam Maute has been killed in one of the clashes here between soldiers and Maute gunmen. “Our report is that he was killed in…

Foreign military divers join search

Norman Mendoza 06/22/2017

FOREIGN military divers believed to be from the US Navy were seen joining the search and retrieval operations for the body of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel. This was revealed by Senior Supt. Rommel Cabagnot, who heads…

Military bishop succumbs to cancer

Ador Vincent Mayol 06/17/2017

Bishop Leopodo Tumulak of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines died at 1:05 p.m. on Saturday after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 72. “We are deeply saddened by the passing away of Bishop Leopoldo Tumulak. Kindly offer…

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