Rappler's latest stories on Marawi hero
'Huwag mo ako interview-hin. Baka umiyak ako.' The Philippine military unveils a 'Heroes Wall' inside Marawi camp.
Marawi hero Army Captain Rommel Sandoval is the latest recipient of Medal of Valor. He is only the 41st to receive the award since 1935.
(UPDATED) The late Captain Rommel Sandoval, 38, died to save one of his soldiers in the Marawi siege
Gregorio Mainar has been taking care of his kid brother, Ondoy, since he was born. Now, as Ondoy lies in a coma, Gregorio and his family prepare to take care of him for the rest of his life.
Inspector Edwin Placido was among the first to sacrifice his life to defend Marawi from local terrorists. His remains were only recovered on September 15, and identified through the nameplate attached to the policeman's uniform.
The Philippine leader tells soldiers who lost their limbs that they should aspire to be like South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, the first double-leg amputee to compete in Olympic track events
The Philippine Marine Corps also celebrates the living heroes who led its operations not only in Marawi but in other conflict areas in the country
The Philippine President brings along top commanders who served in Marawi 'for a respite'
'Captain Sandoval left behind a wife who was anxiously waiting for a long overdue vacation abroad with her husband. She will instead stand vigil at the cemetery.'
The Marines fought fiercely to clear 3 critical bridges in the Marawi battle area, while the fleet patrolled Lake Lanao to make sure enemies could not escape and reinforcements were not able to go in
'Because of the fight for peace, they sacrificed their lives,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
San Miguel Corporation's Ramon Ang says this is the least the conglomerate can do for the 165 soldiers and policemen who died fighting terrorists in Marawi City
This page puts together Rappler's reports on the longest and bloodiest Philippine military operation since World War II
Brothers Romeo and Rojero Rayco – both with the rank of Private First Class – fought in Marawi City, but only one of them comes home alive
UPDATED The fund which will be distributed to families of 101 soldiers and police who died in the Marawi clashes has been raised by the private sector