Joint Task Force Basilan and The Western Mindanao State University – Peace and Humans Security Institute (WMSU-PHSI) in partnership with the International alert conducts Multi-stakeholders Partnership Meeting

Posted on March 31, 2021March 31, 2021   Leave a comment on Joint Task Force Basilan and The Western Mindanao State University – Peace and Humans Security Institute (WMSU-PHSI) in partnership with the International alert conducts Multi-stakeholders Partnership Meeting

The Western Mindanao State University – Peace and Humans Security Institute (WMSU-PHSI) in partnership with the International alert together with Joint Task Force Basilan and other stakeholders conducted Multi-stakeholders Partnership Meeting on Monday, March 29, 2021 in order to validate the data concerning peace and order situation in the area. The activity highlighted Conflict Alert Findings from year 2011 to 2020 as a result of research study conducted by WMSU-PHSI and International Alert based from the reports provided by media … Continue reading “Joint Task Force Basilan and The Western Mindanao State University – Peace and Humans Security Institute (WMSU-PHSI) in partnership with the International alert conducts Multi-stakeholders Partnership Meeting”

AID TO FIRE VICTIMS: 53IB Provides Assistance to Fire Victims at Barangay Culo, Molave, ZDS

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “MATAPAT” Battalion (53IB) provided manpower assistance for fire victims at Purok Sidlak, Barangay Culo, Molave, Zamboanga del Sur on March 29, 2021. According to reports, the house, owned by Gemma Papaya, was engulfed by fire with estimated damage of P240, 000.00 pesos. The Matapat Troopers together with the Molave Fire Station and residents in the area exerted efforts to end the fire. The initiative to bring out the fire was conducted by MFS Ground Commander, … Continue reading “AID TO FIRE VICTIMS: 53IB Provides Assistance to Fire Victims at Barangay Culo, Molave, ZDS”

INSURGENCY-FREE PROVINCE: Government Irrigation Programs to Pursue with Ease

Posted on March 29, 2021March 29, 2021   Leave a comment on INSURGENCY-FREE PROVINCE: Government Irrigation Programs to Pursue with Ease

The government’s irrigation projects in the Province of Zamboanga del Sur will be implemented with ease after the Provincial Council’s recent declaration that the province is insurgency-free and ready for further development. This was tackled during the National Irrigation Administration Irrigators Association Operation (NIA-IAO) and Maintenance Conference and 1st Quarter Mamidutagui Federation of IAs Meeting at Barangay Timbaboy, Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur on March 25, 2021. The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “MATAPAT” Battalion (53IB) contingent headed by Alpha Company Commander … Continue reading “INSURGENCY-FREE PROVINCE: Government Irrigation Programs to Pursue with Ease”

1ID Celebrates the Tabak Rock Band’s Unprecedented Victory in the 2nd Philippine Army Band Music Video Contest 2021

Posted on March 28, 2021March 28, 2021   Leave a comment on 1ID Celebrates the Tabak Rock Band’s Unprecedented Victory in the 2nd Philippine Army Band Music Video Contest 2021

CAMP SANG-AN, ZDS – The 1st Infantry “Tabak” Division celebrated on Friday the victory of the Tabak Rock Band who won the Grand Prize during the 2nd Philippine Army Band Music Video Contest 2021 last March 17, 2021. Maj. Gen. Gene Ponio, Commander, 1st Infantry Division, handed over the Command Plaques of Recognition to all the personnel involved as well as the one hundred thousand pesos cash prize from the Philippine Army. He also gave each personnel a Nike shirt … Continue reading “1ID Celebrates the Tabak Rock Band’s Unprecedented Victory in the 2nd Philippine Army Band Music Video Contest 2021”

53IB, LGU Affirm Security Measures To Totally Defeat CPP NPA in Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “MATAPAT” Battalion (53IB) provided security and ELCAC updates during the Municipal Peace Order and Council (MPOC) for Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur municipality on March 23, 2021. The meeting was attended by Guipos Municipal Mayor Vicente Cajeta, 53IB Executive Officer, Cpt Bahnarin Camsa, DILG Guipos Officials, SFO1 Liberty Sustento, BFP Berhel Gillamac, Chief of Police PMaj. Agda, Barangay Officials of Guipos, and other officials of the municipality. The LGU and Security sector affirm their collaboration and … Continue reading “53IB, LGU Affirm Security Measures To Totally Defeat CPP NPA in Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur”

THREADING THE PATH TO AUTHENTIC HAPPINESS: 53IB’s Project Good Life Holds Family Day for FRs (Friends Rescued)

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As part of the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “MATAPAT” Battalion’s initiatives to prepare former New People’s Army (NPA) rebels as they reintegrate into main society as transformed and productive members of the community, the 53IB in partnership with Good Life Psychological Services recently launched Project Good Life for FRs (Friends Rescued) with the kick-off activities including a Family Day held at 53IB Headquarters Camp David Sabido, Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur on March 20, 2021. With at least 40 participating FRs … Continue reading “THREADING THE PATH TO AUTHENTIC HAPPINESS: 53IB’s Project Good Life Holds Family Day for FRs (Friends Rescued)”

Empowering Communities: Army, LGU Work together to set priorities, services in Dumingag Hinterlands

Posted on March 25, 2021March 25, 2021   Leave a comment on Empowering Communities: Army, LGU Work together to set priorities, services in Dumingag Hinterlands

To show that the government is genuinely taking care of the people in remote areas in the hinterlands, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “MATAPAT” Battalion (53IB) in partnership with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur conducted Community Engagement activities in the far-flung Purok 1-2 Barangay Dapiwak on March 18-22, 2021. The activities included loudspeaker operations, recruitment of Barangay Intelligence Network, discussions of ELCAC and E-CLIP, distribution of transistor radios and sacks of rice, distribution of leaflets … Continue reading “Empowering Communities: Army, LGU Work together to set priorities, services in Dumingag Hinterlands”

“PagSumadja” Protect Peace Initiative with Al Risalah and Addhiya Foundation, INC. Stakeholders launched in Zamboanga City

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44IB continue its peace building initiatives and intensified stakeholder engagement with Academe and Business Sector in Zamboanga City. BGEN LEONEL M NICOLAS PA, Brigade Commander of 102nd (Igsoon) Brigade represented by LTC FILVEN S NOCHE INF (GSC) PA, Commanding Officer of 44th Infantry (Agile N’ Stable) Battalion attended the launching of Protect Peace Initiative at Palacio del Sur, Zamboanga City. Focused Military Operations, Law Enforcement Support Operations and Critical Infrastructure Protection Security Operations were some of the topic discussed in … Continue reading ““PagSumadja” Protect Peace Initiative with Al Risalah and Addhiya Foundation, INC. Stakeholders launched in Zamboanga City”

1ST RYPLS 2021 opens at Kampo Ranao, Marawi City

Posted on March 24, 2021March 24, 2021   Leave a comment on 1ST RYPLS 2021 opens at Kampo Ranao, Marawi City

KAMPO RANAO, Marawi City—The 103rd Infantry (Haribon) Brigade spearheaded by BGen Jose Maria R Cuerpo II in partnership with the provincial government of Lanao del Sur thru the office of Hon Jeff Adiong, Provincial Board Member and various peace stakeholders formally opens a 6-day Ranaw Youth and Peace Leadership Summit 2021 held at Headquarters 103rd Infantry (Haribon) Brigade, Kampo Ranao, Marawi City, morning of March 22. “Ang mga kabataan natin ay napakalaking sector na makakatulong sa ating peace operations. Unang … Continue reading “1ST RYPLS 2021 opens at Kampo Ranao, Marawi City”

NPA GUERILLA FRONT DISMANTLER NOW LEADS TABAK CIVIL MILITARY OPERATIONS OFFICE

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CAMP SANG-AN, ZDS – The Former 44th Infantry Battalion Commander who played a significant role in the dismantling of five NPA Guerilla Fronts in Western Mindanao now heads the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Civil Military Operations, G7 after the Change of Chief of Office Ceremony held here Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Lt. Col. Don D. Templonuevo succeeded Lt. Col. Filven S. Noche as the primary staff to the Commander, 1st Infantry Division on all matters pertaining … Continue reading “NPA GUERILLA FRONT DISMANTLER NOW LEADS TABAK CIVIL MILITARY OPERATIONS OFFICE”