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NPAs harassed a Military Detachment

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A Military Detachment based in Laiya Aplaya, San Juan, Batangas was harassed by an undetermined numbers of New People’s Army (NPAs) 10:45 PM, August 18, 2016. Three (3) members of CAFGU Active Auxiliary (CAA) were wounded on the said harassment that lasted for about five (5) minutes. CAA Sherlack Contreras had a gunshot wound at his left shoulder while CAA Honorio Rosales and CAA Rodelito Contreras sustained minor wounds on their left and right legs respectively. According to LTC Andres F Ferrer INF (GSC) PA, Commanding Officer, 59th Infantry Battalion, 2ID, said harassment is a desperate act of the NPAs ...

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Government troops traded fires against drug personalities

Government troops traded fires against drug personalities

Combined elements from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) traded fires to drug personalities in Brgy. Malisbong, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro on August 2, 2016, 3:00 in the morning. While approaching (around 30 meters) in the area to serve the Warrant of Arrest to Mr. Tokan Satol and Mr. Papang Satol, the government troops were fired upon by more or less ten (10) lawless elements. The troops quickly retaliated and exchanged fires. At around 5:00 in the morning, another firefight was ensued as the troops get closer to the house of the suspects. According ...

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“Armed rebel died, 2 HPFAs recovered by the gov’t troops”

"Armed rebel died, 2 HPFAs recovered by the gov't troops"

An armed rebel died while two (2) high-powered firearms were recovered following an encounter at Brgy. dela Paz, Lopez, Quezon, 5:30 this morning. The operating troops (1 Platoon) recovered an M16 rifle and a shotgun after a 20 minutes clash against more or less 30 armed rebels. The battle casualty is yet to be identified. Meanwhile, the troops are still conducting operations to track down other fleeing bandits. MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID, said this could have been avoided if the rebels have listened to the government’s sincere call for peace. On the same way, he commended the troops ...

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2ID conducts Squad Challenge ’16

2ID conducts Squad Challenge '16

The 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division conducts five (5) days 2ID Rifle and Disaster Response Operation (DRO) Squad Challenge 2016. It is being participated by eight (8) squads from post units and subordinate battalions of 2ID. In an opening ceremony held this morning, 8:00 AM at Division Grandstand, BGen Amador T Tabuga Jr AFP, the Assistant Division Commander, 2ID at the same time the Keynote Speaker, emphasized the importance of the said activity. “This Squad Challenge is in line with the Commanding General, Philippine Army’s thrust in strengthening squad’s combat capabilities and readiness, as well as in Disaster Rescue and Relief Operations,” ...

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More and more civilians courageously join the CAFGU Active Auxiliary

More and more civilians courageously join the CAFGU Active Auxiliary

CAMP GEN ALFREDO M SANTOS, Calauag, Quezon — More and more civilians in Quezon Province have courageously joined the CAFGU Active Auxiliary (CAA) of the Philippine Army. In a formal ceremony with Col Lenard T Agustin INF (GSC) PA, 201st Brigade Commander as the Keynote Speaker, a total of 120 civilians who successfully passed the CAA Basic Military Training Class 60 and 61 – 2016 were declared graduates on June 30, 2015, around 9:30 AM at 201st Brigade Headquarters, Camp Santos, Calauag, Quezon. Said CAA members who started their training last May 18, 2016, are now equipped with basic military ...

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Incoming CSAFP visits H2ID, inspires Jungle Fighters

Incoming CSAFP visits H2ID, inspires Jungle Fighters

The Incoming Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines who is also the present Commander of Southern Luzon Command, Lt Gen Ricardo R Visaya AFP, visited the Headquarters, 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division and inspired all the Jungle Fighters with his advices on Monday, June 27, 2016, at around 8:00 in the morning. “Let us all be professional and disciplined fighting force of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” said Lt Gen Visaya during the “Talk to Jungle Fighters” at 2ID Grandstand. After the “Talk to Jungle Fighters” he also attended the briefing/conference at Sierra Madre Golf and Country ...

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AFPMBAI Day Care Center at H2ID is now fully furnished

AFPMBAI Day Care Center at H2ID is now fully furnished

The two (2) door, one (1) storey Day Care Center at Matikas Park, Headquarters, 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division sponsored by the Armed Forces and Police Mutual Benefit Association Incorporated (AFPMBAI) is now fully furnished and is ready to cater children who will undergo Kindergarten. According to Mrs. Edith S Mato MAEd, Principal, Camp Mateo Capinpin Elementary School (CMCES), a total of 38 pupils have already enrolled for Kindergarten which will open on June 13, 2016 with Mrs. Sheril P Cedeño as their teacher. Meanwhile, in partnership with the AFPMBAI, the 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division spearheaded the Inauguration, Blessing ...

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Jungle Fighters conduct 2nd Bloodletting

Jungle Fighters conduct 2nd Bloodletting

In partnership with the Philippine Blood Center (PBC), the 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division conducted a second Command – initiated Bloodletting activity for this year at 2nd Army Station Hospital (2ASH) on June 16, 2016. Said activity dubbed as “2nd Dugo ng Sundalo, Karugtong ng Buhay mo” was participated by 2ID Personnel and dependents that are all willing to give their share in helping their fellow countrymen. According to MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID, said undertaking is a manifestation of the 2ID’s strong resolve in extending help to our fellow countrymen not just in insuring peace and development, ...

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2ID acquires new ambulance

2ID acquires new ambulance

The 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division acquired a new unit of ambulance from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) which adds to the mobility and capability of 2nd Army Station Hospital (2ASH) in transporting and in attending to the needs of all its patients. A formal turn-over was attended by Lt Gen Ricardo R Visaya AFP, Commander, Southern Luzon Command, AFP, MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID and LTC Mateo C Modina (MC) PA, along with the executives of PCSO Mandaluyong namely, Atty Reena Yumina N Yason, Manager, Asset and Supply Management Department, and Atty Jose Ferdinand M Rojas ...

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2ID ties with LGU Tanay, promotes tourism

2ID ties with LGU Tanay, promotes tourism

In partnership with the Local Government Unit of Tanay, the 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division opened a Souvenir Shop and Tanay Tourism Center at Camp Capinpin, Tanay, Rizal on June 4, 2016, Sunday at around 10:00 in the morning. According to MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID, the said undertaking aims to promote tourism destinations in the Municipality of Tanay including Camp Capinpin which is now being visited by thousands of students and other visitors for their camping and team building activities. The operations of Souvenir Shop will be managed by the 2ID Ladies composed of Female Officers, Female ...

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