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We are now at a critical stage in the Mindanao peace process leading up to the fulfillment of the commitments made by both the government and the MILF
The MILF says it has 40,000 fighters but only about 7,000 weapons. OPAPP Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr wants the combatants to give up their own guns, too.
President Rodrigo Duterte will lead a ceremony in Maguindanao on Saturday, September 7, as former rebels from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front begin their transition to civilian life
Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Carlito Galvez Jr points to the 'international' spread of school shootings, saying this is enough to reconsider the 1989 deal banning police and military from UP campuses
Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces will work alongside soldiers and cops in the Joint Peace and Security Team, says Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr
The new autonomous region will be in place after President Rodrigo Duterte forms the 80-member Bangsamoro Transition Authority
The appointment of Carlito Galvez Jr also completes the retired generals' takeover of key posts handling peace, security, and delivery of government services
Human rights group Barug Katungod Mindanao expresses concern that military chief Carlito Galvez Jr would 'militarize the OPAPP and the peace process'
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says President Duterte announced his post-retirement plan for General Carlito Galvez Jr at a Cabinet meeting
ACT Teachers Representative France Castro says she would hold AFP chief General Carlito Galvez Jr accountable should anything bad happen to her
'There is really a clamor for the extension considering that the terrorism is still lurking in the area,' says Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Carlito Galvez Jr
Military officials and Moro Islamic Liberation Front leaders discuss security preparations for the January 2019 plebiscite during the historic Camp Aguinaldo visit of MILF chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim
General Carlito Galvez Jr, a strong advocate of the peace process in Mindanao, says he wants to continue dialogues with rebel groups after his retirement on December 12
AFP chief Carlito Galvez Jr supports another extension of martial law to make victory 'complete' and achievements in Mindanao 'irreversible'
Communists may have fired an 'agitation shot' that catalyzed the shooting of the Negros Occidental farmers, says military chief Lt General Carlito Galvez
Does the military have a reverse IQ test for those who they recruit into military intelligence?
Warning sa AFP at kay Presidente Duterte: may kasabihan sa Ingles na, 'Be careful what you wish for, it might just come true'
Philippine military chief Carlito Galvez Jr goes to Camp Darapanan a few months after Moro Islamic Liberation Front leaders visited Camp Aguinaldo
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque responds to the statement of AFP chief General Carlito Galvez Jr that Senator Antonio Trillanes IV applied for amnesty, contrary to the government's position
(UPDATED) Armed Forces chief General Carlito Galvez says there is no coalition between the Communist Party of the Philippines and the Liberal Party
Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Carlito Galvez Jr and Senator Gregorio Honasan II, both granted amnesty for failed coups, say due process must be followed
'Our loyalty is to the Constitution. I command the troops to adhere to the rule of law and always obey the chain of command,' says AFP Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez Jr
The young Lieutenant Carlito Galvez Jr spent years in detention for joining the bloody 1989 coup attempt. He was granted amnesty by former President Fidel Ramos in 1996.
John Frederick Savellano, 29, is among the Marines remembered on the first year of the liberation of the now legendary Mapandi Bridge
AFP chief General Carlito Galvez Jr issues a stern warning against corruption as he reveals that another officer faces jail
The new Bangsamoro region will make way for 'more cooperative management' between the military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, says Armed Forces chief General Carlito Galvez Jr
'General Galvez was at the forefront of the war... and led the successful liberation of Marawi,' says Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri
'Huwag mo ako interview-hin. Baka umiyak ako.' The Philippine military unveils a 'Heroes Wall' inside Marawi camp.
Marawi was a 'setback' for the Maute Group and Isnilon Hapilon's faction in the Abu Sayyaf Group, but it was a 'propaganda victory' for ISIS, says Southeast Asia security expert Zachary Abuza
Chief Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza fetches the two policewomen in Jolo and accompanies them to Davao City to meet the President
'The passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law has a direct correlation to peace. It has a positive and direct correlation,' says Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Carlito Galvez Jr
'I'm sorry, I can't make statements,' Philippine military chief General Carlito Galvez Jr tells reporters, but gives assurances 'the AFP is doing its best' to protect Philippine territory
The military says all 174,000 precincts opened by 11:30 am on Monday, May 14, including isolated islands in the West Philippine Sea and Palawan
'Being in the military service is not about you. It is about the institution. It is about the country. It is about the people we serve and secure,' newly retired AFP chief General Rey Leonardo Guerrero reminds the officers of the Philippine military
'While we give primacy to peace, we will never hesitate to use our might when innocent civilians are threatened and attacked,' says Armed Forces chief of staff General Carlito Galvez Jr
Senator Leila de Lima hopes Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra 'can bring back true dispensation of justice at the DOJ, bereft of any partisan and persecutorial agenda'
The general is a member of the PMA 'Sandiwa' Class of 1985. He also received higher education in Australia and various military and management trainings abroad including at the Harvard University.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has picked Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez Jr, who was among the generals on the ground during the Marawi siege, to lead the military
The Board of Generals will meet after the Holy Week to finalize a shortlist for President Rodrigo Duterte, according to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
The 5th Scout Ranger Battalion troops are awarded Gold Cross Medals during their send-off
Rahim Abdul is in the DND/DILG Joint Order of Rewards
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(UPDATED) See the terror, get to know the heroes, and learn the lessons of the war that dragged on for 5 months
(UPDATED) Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez says they will not rush the troops to avoid unnecessary deaths of hostages and soldiers
The generals take time out of the battle area to spend time with Marawi residents affected by the war
'Until now they are suffering. I really apologize for the delay. Hopefully within a few days [it's over].'
Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra asks the national government to help residents rebuild their 'completely devastated' homes
2nd UPDATE These people are suicidal Our assessment is that they will really fight to the end says Brigadier General Restituto Padilla