Lieutenant General Noel Coballes - updates

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Iriberri thanks Gazmin as he assumes Army command

Feb 07, 2014 - 8:09 PM

New Army chief Major General Hernando Iriberri says he knows that times are changing for the military

CHANGE OF COMMAND: President Aquino hands over the Command Saber to the incoming 56th Commanding General, Philippine Army Maj. Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri. President Aquino presided over the Philippine Army Change of Command Ceremony. Photo from the Philippine Army

Aquino beats generals in shootfest

Feb 02, 2014 - 11:16 AM

In the end it was between the President – a known shooting enthusiast – and Bureau of Customs officer Junny Guadalupe who competed in the Man versus Man category

Shake-up: AFP top brass retiring this year

Jan 09, 2014 - 7:25 PM

Armed Forces chief of staff General Emmanuel Bautista and 8 three star generals are retiring in 2014

CLASSMATES: AFP chief General Emmanuel Bautista and Northern Luzon Command chief Lieutenant General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

PH to double size of elite anti-terror troops

Jan 07, 2014 - 6:49 PM

The military says it saw the effectiveness of the Light Reaction Battalion during the Zamboanga City siege

ELITE TROOPS: Members of the Light Reaction Battalion inside cleared areas of the combat zone in Zamboanga City. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

New batch of PH peacekeepers for Golan Heights

Nov 28, 2013 - 5:09 PM

It s the first batch to leave for the volatile region after the Philippines threatened to pull out the troops because of the security situation there

OFF TO GOLAN: A new batch of 336 Filipino peacekeepers leave for the Golan Heights. Photo from the Philippine Army

Soldiers yet to return looted items to Zambo resident

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:33 PM

Victim Vicente Bebot Guingona uncle of a city councilor says the soldiers could have looted other houses in the combat zone

BURNED: More than 10,000 houses were damaged by fires inside the combat zone. Photo by LeAnne Jazul