PRRD to new AFP, PNP officers: Be loyal to flag, Constitution

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 15:18:25 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) on Friday urged the newest commissioned officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to be loyal to the country above all else. In his speech during the simultaneous commencement exercises of the Philippine Military Academy’s “Masidlawin” Class and the Philippine National Police Academy’s  “Mandayug” Class […]

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AFP builds emergency quarantine facilities to ease hospitals

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 03:41:06 +0000

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) was able to complete the construction of badly needed emergency quarantine facilities (EQFs) that are dedicated for Covid-19 cases that have yet to be confirmed. Through its various engineering units, the military has constructed 29 EQFs throughout several armed forces headquarters, military hospitals and other government medical institutions, […]

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SMC, AFP finish construction of 10 quarantine facilities nationwide

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 07 May 2020 16:36:42 +0000

SAN Miguel Corporation (SMC) completed construction of 10 emergency quarantine facilities it was building together with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) around military camps nationwide, to accommodate Covid-19 patients with mild to no symptoms, and ease the strain on local hospitals. The quarantine facilities, which have 15 beds each for a combined capacity […]

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Duterte warns ‘Martial law’-like lockdown vs quarantine violators

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 03:29:41 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of a takeover by the military and police to enforce the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon if Filipinos continue to disregard the protocols imposed by the government. In a televised public address on Thursday night, Duterte said he was putting the police and military on standby for them to […]

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Junior officer tests negative for Covid-19 after death

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 11:22:41 +0000

The junior army officer who succumbed due to acute bronchitis has turned out to be negative of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the Armed Forces of the Philippines announced on Tuesday. Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo, AFP spokesman, told reporters that 2Lt. Vince Magbanua’s test for Covid-19 yielded negative results, according to the Research Institute for Tropical […]

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Young army officer dies of suspected Covid symptoms

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 09:40:28 +0000

A Junior army officer has died after experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), with his test results yet to be confirmed. Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman, announced on Thursday that 2nd Lt. Vince Magbanua passed away at 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Magbanua was declared dead on arrival on […]

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Sison told: Show patriotism for Filipinos amid Covid-19

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 03:45:50 +0000

MALACAÑAN on Friday urged Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Ma. Sison to show his patriotism and work for peace amid the government’s fight to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo made the statement after he slammed Sison for calling President Rodrigo Duterte’s […]

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DND to probe claim of ‘weapons leak’

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:18:15 +0000

The Department of National Defense (DND) will conduct an inventory of the military’s firearms and ammunition after the interim head of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) alleged most loose firearms in Mindanao have markings that indicate these belong to the department. BARMM Interim Chief Minister Murad Ebrahim said in a television interview […]

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Philippine Army taps celebrities to inspire volunteerism, love for country

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 06:38:06 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Army is seeking to inspire the youth to volunteer for the armed forces by enlisting celebrities. After actor-athlete Matteo Guidicelli finished a month-long orientation course with the Army’s Scout Rangers in June, a few more actors followed his footsteps. Gerald Anderson, Nash Aguas, Elmo Magalona, Yves Flores, and Jerome Ponce […]

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LOOK: Catriona Gray visits AFP headquarters

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 13:31:20 +0000

LOOK: Catriona Gray visits AFP headquarters

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray paid a visit on Saturday to Camp Aguinaldo, the headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

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