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AFP Surgeon General visits 2ID; participates in bloodletting, tree-planting activities

AFP Surgeon General visits 2ID; participates in bloodletting, tree-planting activities

Camp Capinpin, Tanay, Rizal – The Surgeon General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Brigadier General Joseph M Acosta AFP, visited the Home of the Jungle Fighters and participated in the bloodletting and tree-planting activities on February 1, 2017.   According to BGen Acosta, the primary goal of his visit is to see how the 2nd Army Station Hospital (2ASH) is doing in providing healthcare services to the military personnel and general public.   He also led the Jungle Fighters and other donors on the initial screening before having a blood donation dubbed as “3rd Dugo ng Sundalo, Karugtong ...

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CGPA visitsJungle Fighter Division

CGPA visitsJungle Fighter Division

The Commanding General, Philippine Army, Lieutenant GeneralGlorioso V Miranda AFP visited the 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighters) Division, Philippine Army at Camp Capinpin, Tanay, Rizal on Friday January 20, 2017, 10:00 in the morning.             Upon his arrival, Lt. Gen. Miranda was accorded with Military Honors and was warmly welcomed by Major General Rhoderick M Parayno AFP, Commander, 2ID, PAalong with Jungle Fighter Officers, Enlisted Personnel, and Civilian Employees. His visitboosted the morale of all Jungle Fighters as he emphasized that his leadership aims to strengthen the welfare of the soldiers throughhis knowledge-based management system. He also emphasized that the priority ...

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2ID sends-off new soldiers

2ID sends-off new soldiers

Camp Capinpin, Tanay, Rizal - The 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division, PA sent-off 192 new soldiers composed of 174 males and 18 females 9:00 AM, today, January 10, 2017 at its Headquarters Grandstand. 52 of them were deployed to the 16th Infantry Battalion, 68th Infantry Battalion, and 74th Infantry Battalion, the 2ID units which are currently based in Mindanao, to beef-up their operational capability. Meanwhile, 140 others were distributed to the other maneuver units based in the Regions 4A and 4B, the 2ID's Area of Responsibility (AOR), to also beef-up the troop strength and to support the community services that ...

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MGen Gan heads International Day of Peace Celebration, dons ranks to newly promoted personnel

MGen Gan heads International Day of Peace Celebration, dons ranks to newly promoted personnel

In a Flag Raising Ceremony held at Division Quadrangle, Headquarters, 2nd Infantry Division, 7:30 this morning, September 19,  2016, MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID headed  the celebration of the International Day of Peace 2016 jibed with Donning of Ranks to the newly promoted Enlisted Personnel. A total of three hundred twenty-one (321) Enlisted Personnel were promoted to their new higher rank including those assigned in the line units, four (4) were promoted to Master Sergeant, thirteen (13) for Technical Sergeant, twenty-five (25) for Staff Sergeant, eighty-three (83) for Sergeant, and one hundred ninety-six (196) for Corporal. On his ...

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MGen Gan: “This is not my farewell visit yet.”

MGen Gan: “This is not my farewell visit yet.”

“This is not my farewell visit yet,” said MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID to the troops as he  visited one (1) line Brigade and two (2) subordinate Battalions of 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division on September 12 – 13, 2016. On September 12, he was at the Headquarters, 1st Infantry (Always First) Battalion stationed at Brgy Tongohin, Infanta, Quezon and on September 13, he proceeded at the Headquarters, 202nd Infantry (Unifier) Brigade and Headquarters, 80th Infantry (Steadfast) Battalion based in Brgy West Talaongan, Cavinti, Laguna and Brgy Pinugay, Baras, Rizal respectively. As part of his visit, he spearheaded ...

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Quezon Province is now Conflict Manageable

Quezon Province is now Conflict Manageable

With the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) held at Quezon Provincial Capitol, Lucena City, around 2:00 PM on September 8, 2016, the Province of Quezon was formally declared as Conflict Manageable and Ready for Further Development (CMRFD). The MOU was signed by the Quezon Province Governor, David C. Suarez, MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID who was represented by BGen Amador T Tabuga Jr AFP, Assistant Division Commander, 2ID, and Police Chief Superintendent Valfrie G Tabian, Acting Regional Director PRO-4A. During the said activity, Gov. Suarez expressed his deepest gratitude to the Armed Forces of the Philippines and ...

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NPAs harassed a Military Detachment

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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2ID sends-off new soldiers

2ID sends-off new soldiers