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'Today, let us pay tribute to our patriots – both from the past and the present – by safeguarding the democratic institutions that were built from the rubble of the wars that gave rise to our heroes,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
He's apparently doing it because he wants to 'join' the Filipino youth
Thousands sign a Change.org petition demanding the broadcaster to apologize to DSWD Secretary Rolando Bautista, whom Erwin Tulfo had lambasted in his radio show for declining a live interview
Abu Dar, the last remaining leader of the Islamic State-linked group Maute Group, was killed in military operation in Lanao del Sur in March
Matteo is promoted to second lieutenant
The Philippine Army hosts this year’s commemoration in solidarity with the initiative to curb the HIV epidemic in the country
(4th UPDATE) Troops from the 46th Infantry Battalion clash with communist rebels in Calbiga town in Samar
The actor is now part of the Philippine Army as an army reservist
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Brigadier General Ramil Bitong says the New People's Army rebels hastily escaped, leaving behind their valuables and subversive documents
Two rebels were also killed in the New Year's Eve attack by the Philippine Army
Members of the 43rd Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army are waylaid while bringing food to their fellow soldiers
Major General Raul Farnacio says 'taking extreme measures' is necessary 'because circumstances demand it'
Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao says the Army has in its custody Imelda Hayahay, but the 71st Infantry Battalion denies the accusation
Army generals wait for more than an hour for the President's arrival during the turnover ceremony for the incoming Army commanding general
The current ISAFP chief who spent years fighting NPA rebels in the Davao region will soon take command of the Philippine Army
The Masbate explosion damages patrol boats of the Philippine Army and the Philippine Coast Guard
The buy-bust operation in San Carlos City is a joint operation of Philippine National Police, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, and Philippine Army
The encounter is said to be ongoing at the border of Mt. Province and Abra
Army First Lieutenant Orlando Casipit Jr says 'education is the only way out of poverty' for children of Barangay Mabini in Basey, Samar
New recruits to the First Scout Ranger Regiment of the Army write journals about their drastic transition from training to actual combat – against terrorists at that
(UPDATED) A total of 641 soldiers earn the promotion nearly a year after war erupted in Marawi City
What does it take for a woman to succeed in the military? What does it take to achieve gender equality in a male-dominated world?
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
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 award recognizes the Army Transformation Roadmap, a key strategy direction that has guided the Army in professionalizing the service
The two armies hold the 3rd iteration of the Philippines-Australia Army to Army Exercise at the 10th Infantry Division headquarters in Compostela Valley
Army spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Louie Villanueva says at least 5% of these new recruits will be female and another 5% will be indigenous peoples
Suspected Maute Group subleader Nasser Lomondot and member Rizasalam Lomondot are charged with illegal possession of firearms and ammunition as well as explosives
Corporal Denemar Albani, 27, pops the question to his girlfriend, Private Christine Porcadilla, on the eve of Valentine's Day with the help of their fellow troopers from the 33rd Infantry (Makabayan) Battalion
(3rd UPDATE) Mar Acevedo Bocales, as member of the New People's Army, surrendered to authorities in December 2016, then joined the Cafgu
Brigadier General Perfecto Rimando Jr of PMA Sinagtala Class of ’86 officially assumes the position during a turnover ceremony in Camp Melchor F. Dela Cruz in Gamu, Isabela
The change of command ceremonies at Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija are led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, a retired general who once headed the Special Operations Command himself
The Philippine Medal of Valor is the country’s highest military honor for acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty
The oath is one of the final steps toward claiming financial help from the government in their return to 'mainstream society'
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.
'It is a war waged from ridge to reef where bullets and bombs constantly rain on the rural villages standing in the way of big mining operations, plantations, and other destructive projects'
(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.
Two separate attacks by alleged members of the New People's Army are reported in Negros Oriental and Surigao del Sur
'Your accomplishments is the proof of the combat expertise and excellence of the Jungle Fighters wherever we may be deployed in country,' says 2nd Infantry Division Commander Major General Rhoderick Parayno
First Lieutenant Harold Mark Juan is killed by an enemy sniper on Monday, October 9, as the military pushes to end the war in Marawi City
'It is a challenge for the incoming leadership to make the Philippine Army adaptable and relevant to the dictates of time,' says Major General Rolando Bautista, new commanding general of the Philippine Army
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.
'We saw that what IDPs desire is good food or at least a hot meal,' Major Jeffrex Molina of Joint Task Group Tabang says
Company Commander Rommel Sandoval could not bear seeing any of his men wounded. For this, he paid the ultimate sacrifice.
UPDATED This brings the death toll in Marawi City to at least 147
AFP chief General Eduardo Año Air Force chief Lieutenant General Edgar Fallorina and Army acting chief Lieutenant General Glorioso Miranda are all retiring in two to 3 months
A total of 73 110 layer chickens ducks fighting cocks and native chicken have already been culled as of Wednesday August 16
The munitions and weapons will enhance the AFP’s counterterrorism capabilities and directly support AFP members actively engaged in counterterrorism operations in the southern Philippines including Marawi the US embassy says