CentComm to also validate terror threat

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Not taking any chances, the Central Command (Centcomm) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will also be validating the travel advisory the Japanese government released recently. But in the meantime, they…

CENTCOM AFP hosts blood donation drive

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/15/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—At least 40 individuals, including soldiers, have donated blood at the headquarters of the Central Command, Armed Forces of the Philippines at Camp Lapulapu, Barangay Lahug here on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Capt. Joe Patrick…

Bodies of ‘guerrillas’ killed in Bohol transported back to families

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The bodies of the alleged members of communist-terrorist groups slain after a firefight with soldiers in Bohol last Tuesday, May 25, 2021, are now being transported back to their families. The 47th Infantry Battalion…

Disastrous propaganda or brazen intimidation?

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 02/01/2021

Professional members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police must be cringing in embarrassment after witnessing blunder upon blunder being committed by their organizations. First, the AFP made a list of University…

Duterte wants to retire all Huey helicopters in Air Force fleet

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 01/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is eyeing to retire all of the UH-H1 “Huey” helicopters being operated by the Philippine Air Force (PAF), following fatal crashes. “Marami pa ba ‘yang Huey na ‘yan? Naiwan? Hindi, palitan…

2 rebels killed in Christmas Eve encounter in NegOr

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two suspected members of communist-terrorist groups were killed during an encounter with soldiers on Christmas Eve (December 24) in Siaton town, Negros Oriental. In a press statement, the 3rd Infantry Division of the…

Army reservist lawyer named most outstanding COVID-19 volunteer in Central Visayas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) named a lawyer in the army reservist as the Most Outstanding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Volunteer in the region. This was part of the national…

Active member of AFP dies in road accident in Brgy Pardo

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An active member of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) assigned to the Central Command in Camp Lapu-Lapu here died in a vehicular accident along F. Jaca Street in Barangay Pardo at…

Talisay police, soldiers, jail guards’ joint patrol nets 27 violators

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The joint patrol and recorrida of personnel from Talisay City Police together with the Armed Forces of the Philippines and  the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology around the barangays in Talisay City,…

CentCom hold sends-off ceremony for PMA-bound cadets

Immae Lachica 06/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A simple send-off ceremony was held on Monday, June 8, 2020, at the Central Command headquarters in Camp Lapu-Lapu here for the 39 cadets who will be joining the Philippine Military Academy in Baguio City.…

AFP confirms, clarifies Air Force memo on ‘martial law-type’ role

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 04/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Sunday confirmed the existence of an internal memo to the Philippine Air Force (PAF), where it described a “martial-type role” for the members…

Palace: Gov’t may tap AFP vs hardheaded ECQ violators

Julie M. Aurelio - @inquirerdotnet 04/18/2020

The possibility of a martial law-like takeover of the Luzon lockdown should remind the public that President Rodrigo Duterte can compel security forces to impose order if people continue to flaunt quarantine rules, the Inter-Agency Task Force…

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