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The Philippine Army through the Civil-Military Operations Group, extended its support in the conduct of the 2nd Luenthai Football Cup, September 24-25 held at Clarkfield, Angeles, Pampanga. Army soldiers provided a security force to ensure the safety of the participants and spectators. The Army Command also put up a photo display to let the audience […]

Peace initiatives made simple

The Mindanao Business Convention was held in Dipolog City from Sept. 2-4, sponsored by the Mindanao Chapter of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The theme of the annual Convention was “Winning the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), Gaining the Global Market”. It was my privilege to be a reactor on the subject/topic […]

An Army Detachment in Urbanized Global City?

H E A D Q U A R T E R S P H I L I P P I N E A R M Y CIVIL-MILITARY OPERATIONS GROUP Fort Andres Bonifacio, Metro Manila FORT Bonifacio, Taguig City – Many heads are expected to turn upon seeing a typical Army detachment and military guard posts […]


While most Filipinos were celebrating Valentine’s Day on 14 February 2015, Scout Platoon of 73rd Infantry (Neutralizer) Battalion (73IB) were alternately crawling and walking towards their military objective until the night of 15 February 2015 until they had a decisive encounter against members of Guerilla Front 75 (GF75), Far South Mindanao Region in Alabel, Sarangani […]

A leadership challenge

The Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has been bannered as the ultimate hope for peace in Mindanao. After many years of conflict and negotiations to end the conflict, the BBL has become the possible solution and the mechanism for a lasting peace. Lately, that hope has turned into a nightmare after the January 25, 2015 Mamasapano […]


I convey my proud greetings to all officers, enlisted personnel, and civilian employees of the Philippine Army as well as our stakeholders and partners for peace on the occasion of our institution’s 118th founding anniversary. When the Filipino freedom fighters of over a century ago founded the Philippine Army, their principal purpose then was to […]