Romeo Brawner - updates

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7 PMA cadets tagged in Dormitorio’s death to be court martialed

Oct 15, 2019 - 4:17 PM

Court martial proceedings will run parallel to criminal cases filed against the cadets accused of hazing, torturing, and murdering the 20-year-old plebe

COMMANDANT. Brigadier General Romeo Brawner speaks to reporters at the Philippine Military Academy. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler

Brawner bares tools in PMA war vs hazing: Mental healthcare, honor code

Sep 28, 2019 - 12:10 PM

Brigadier General Romeo Brawner, the new PMA Commandant of Cadets, bares his battle plan for his so-called war against hazing

COMMANDANT. Brigadier General Romeo Brawner speaks to reporters at the Philippine Military Academy. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler

AFP appoints new PMA superintendent, commandant of cadets

Sep 26, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Brigadier General Romeo Brawner Jr 'declares war on hazing,' as the military grapples with the fatal hazing of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio

WAR ON HAZING. Brigadier General Romeo Brawner Jr has been appointed PMA Commandant of Cadets to replace Brigadier General Bartolome Bacarro who resigned. Brawner says he is "declaring war on hazing." File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Maranao leader to Duterte: Don't rub salt on our deep wounds

Feb 01, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Former Bangsamoro Transition Commissioner Samira Gutoc-Tomawis: 'Though defense is a power by the President/Commander-in-Chief holding the AFP, the civilian sentiments must be reminded as per the constitution's emphasis on civilian authority over military'

Lumads joining the protest in front of the US Embassy. File photo.

No timeline yet for capture of remaining Marawi stragglers

Nov 05, 2017 - 2:32 PM

The military is also still determining the actual number of enemy combatant stragglers

CLEARING OPERATIONS. Not all of Marawi is cleared as government troops still sweep the main battle areas for stragglers. Rapple file photo

Indonesian fighter arrested in Marawi

Nov 01, 2017 - 3:49 PM

(UPDATED) Philippine police say the 22-year-old Indonesian fighter told them that his group was involved in a 2016 suicide attack that killed 8 people in Jakarta and was claimed by ISIS

FIGHTER? The civilian Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) arrests an Indonesian national in Marawi. Sourced photo

6 soldiers charged for looting in Marawi

Nov 01, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Task Group Ranao deputy commander Colonel Romeo Brawner maintains the military does not tolerate looting and claims it's an isolated incident

BATTLE AREA. The war displaced almost all of Marawi City's 200,000 residents. Rappler photo

20 soldiers wounded in Marawi as heavy fighting continues

Oct 15, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Another hostage is rescued as troops push on to meet another deadline to end the war

URBAN WARFARE. The war with local armed groups in Marawi is now on its 5th month. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Marawi mayor urges remaining Maute terrorists to surrender

Sep 27, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra appears with recently rescued Maute hostages, who called on the remaining terrorists to 'cooperate with government' so they can also see their families

EMOTIONAL APPEAL. Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra asks the Maute Group to end the war in his city.

12 terrorists, 1 Marine killed in intense gun battle in Marawi

Sep 26, 2017 - 5:35 PM

The Marine is killed by an enemy sniper while 13 of his comrades are wounded by shrapnel from improvised explosive devices

MARAWI CRISIS. File photo of Philippine Marines fighting in Marawi. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Black-clad armed men harass towns outside Marawi

Sep 23, 2017 - 3:42 PM

The military says it is investigating the presence of 5 to 7 armed men in the town of Bayang in Lanao del Sur

HARASSMENT. Mayor Aslani Pangarungan Balt says about 20 black-clad armed men harassed a military detachment in his town Bayang. Rappler photo

Troops penetrate Maute defensive position in Marawi

Sep 11, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Troops recover 23 structures including a 5 storey building that make up part of the enemy s ‘strong defensive position’

Marawi battle zone down to 20 hectares

Sep 08, 2017 - 3:01 PM

It is about the size of the campus of University of Santo Tomas in Manila except the battle zone is a commercial area packed with high rise buildings

DAY 109. JTF Marawi spokesperson Captain Jo-ann Petinglay, local government spokesperson Zia Alonto Adiong, and Task Group Ranao deputy commander Romeo Brawner give updates on the situation in Marawi