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IN PHOTOS: Philippine Army celebrates 121st anniversary

Mar 24, 2018 - 8:37 AM

Philippine Army chief Lieutenant General Rolando Joselito Bautista, the ground commander during the Marawi siege, celebrates the heroism of his men during the 5-month battle with terrorists

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes a tour inside the Philippine Army (PA) Museum where artifacts and photos taken from the Marawi City seige were on exhibit on the sidelines of his attendance to the 121st Founding Anniversary of PA at Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City on March 20, 2018. Joining the President is PA Commander Lieutenant General Rolando Bautista. Malacañang Photo

CA okays appointment of AFP chief 11 days before retirement

Dec 06, 2017 - 2:12 PM

(UPDATED) General Rey Guerrero will reach the mandatory retirement age of 56 on December 17. There is no word yet if his term will be extended.

RETIRING. General Rey Guerrero will reach the mandatory retirement age on December 17, 2017. Rappler photo

Marawi general is next Army chief

Oct 04, 2017 - 4:24 PM

It's a fast rise for Major General Rolando Bautista under President Rodrigo Duterte. He is the overall commander of military operations in Marawi, where troops are fighting local terror groups linked with ISIS.

NEW ARMY CHIEF. Major General Rolando Bautista will assume his new post on Thursday, October 5. Rappler photo

Maute fighters abandon Bato Mosque in Marawi

Sep 16, 2017 - 10:32 PM

(UPDATED) The Bato mosque is one of 3 enemy strongholds that fell into government control over the past days as troops continue to press forward in the battle area

MARAWI WAR. Government forces have been fighting the Maute local terror group in Marawi City for nearly 4 months now. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Marawi under siege: It's like 'looking at Aleppo'

Jun 07, 2017 - 11:30 AM

The footage that came out online we cannot recognize them looking at these pictures there is no semblance of Marawi in them