VISCOM lauded for successful anti-insurgency campaign, disaster response

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines applauds the significant accomplishments of the Visayas Command in its various campaigns. Now the challenge is how to sustain their gains…

VisCom holds 3-day photo exhibit to celebrate this year’s Independence Day

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines in Central Visayas Command (AFP Viscom) holds a three-day Photo Static Display and Exhibit in a mall in Cebu City as part of the organization’s activities for…

Visayas Command steps up search and rescue efforts in Leyte

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Visayas Command  (Viscom) will step up its search and rescue efforts in the affected communities of the province of Leyte as favorable weather conditions have started. Viscom, said in a statement on…

VISCOM prepares for May 2022 polls

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Visayas Command (VISCOM) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is committed ensure the conduct of a safe and peaceful May 2022 elections here in the Visayas. As part of their…

VISCOM: Communist groups now becoming ‘irrelevant’ as public support weakens

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Communist groups in the Visayas have started to become “irrelevant” with the weakening of public support that they are also getting, according to Lieutenant General Robert Dauz of the Visayas Command (VISCOM). In…

Military on the lookout for ‘permit to campaign’ and ‘permit to win’ extortion schemes

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The military here said they are anticipating any attempt of “permit to campaign” and “permit to win” extortion schemes of alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) during the election period. Major…

NPAs in Visayas already struggling in logistics and force — army official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — New People’s Army rebels in regions 6, 7, and 8 are already struggling for logistics and additional forces, a top army official said. Major Joe Patrick Martinez, ground commander, 3CRG, CRS AFT, urged…

AFP to conduct joint exercises designed to enhance interoperability

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines officially launched their AFP Joint Exercise (AJEX) “DAGIT-PA” on Thursday, October 21, 2021, to enhance the force’s interoperability. General Jose Faustino Jr, AFP chief of staff, graced…

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