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(3rd UPDATE) President Duterte picks the general who led an intense counter-insurgency campaign in Negros and nearby provinces in the last 10 months. He will retire in 4 months.
(UPDATED) South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff say the two devices were fired from the Wonsan area on the east coast at dawn and flew around 250 kilometers
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs of Staff, says Chinese President Xi Jinping reneged on promises not to militarize the South China Sea
The Joint Chiefs of Staff is made up of the heads of the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and National Guard
The young Lieutenant Carlito Galvez Jr spent years in detention for joining the bloody 1989 coup attempt. He was granted amnesty by former President Fidel Ramos in 1996.
The new Bangsamoro region will make way for 'more cooperative management' between the military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, says Armed Forces chief General Carlito Galvez Jr
'I take this opportunity to support the peace process with the MILF and the MNLF. We look forward to the final political resolution of conflict in Mindanao,' Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez Jr says in his assumption speech
The general is a member of the PMA 'Sandiwa' Class of 1985. He also received higher education in Australia and various military and management trainings abroad including at the Harvard University.
Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Eduardo Año presides over the donning of ranks and insignias of 16 officers and reservists
Lieutenant General Eduardo Año is the natural choice to become AFP chief but he will have a short term of 10 months
The new Armed Forces chief of staff will be retiring in 6 months
Duterte s chief of staff for 7 years Patmei Ruivivar shares lessons and insights about the next president
Army Lieutenant General Ricardo Visaya says he remains focused on his job as commander of the military s Southern Luzon Command
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Should the next military chief come from the Air Force or the Army?
Armed Forces chief Catapang talks to Rappler about recent events that shook the Philippine military and what can be done to move forward
Did Bongbong Marcos lie about his university degrees? A former general says Gringo Honasan once plotted to kill the Marcoses The military declares all out war against BIFF
Lt Gen Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr will formally assume command on Friday July 18
UPDATED Gigi Reyes returns to the Camp Bagong Diwa jail after a brief stay at the Philippine Heart Center
The court is scheduled to hear Gigi Reyes motion for hospital transfer on Tuesday July 15 or 4 days after she was already transferred to the Philippine Heart Center
Will the military punish the soldiers who committed the fatal error?
The talk is that retiring Armed Forces chief of staff Manny Bautista is being groomed for the defense department portfolio And over at the Sandigan tables are turned
UPDATED South Korea earlier urged North Korea earlier this week to stop what it called provocative and potentially dangerous tests
These are brand new 3 ton class 8 seater choppers with twin engines that PAF can use to provide close air support to ground forces
They are among 38 individuals facing charges of either plunder malversation of funds bribery and graft and corruption before the Ombudsman
Gigi Reyes reveals she had drafted a speech for her boss Senate President Enrile about his planned irrevocable resignation which never happened
The Senate squabble continues this time involving Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Sen Alan Peter Cayetano
Army chief Lt Gen Emmanuel Bautista is the new Armed Forces chief of staff
2nd UPDATE A North Korean soldier defects to the South through the heavily militarized border telling Seoul military personnel that he had shot dead two officers the Joint Chiefs of Staff says
Malacañang claims that the Constitution allows for appointment despite election ban for the sake of public order and safety
U S military chief Gen Martin Dempsey reiterates his government s support for a peaceful resolution of the Scarborough row between Manila and Beijing
US chief of staff Gen Martin Dempsey wants to hear from Asia Pacific nations regarding the South China Sea dispute
This despite calls for a fixed term to avoid mistakes under the Arroyo years
Speech of outgoing AFP Chief Gen Eduardo Oban during the turnover ceremony at Camp Aguinaldo last Dec 12