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Mayor in Zamboanga Sibugay abducted

A town mayor in Zamboanga Sibugay was abducted by a still unidentified lawless group Monday night, April 6. Reports said that Naga, Zamboanga Zibugay Mayor Gemma Adana was abducted from her home around 9 pm. Western Mindanao Command spokesperson Captain Rowena Muyuela said that 17th Special Forces Company and the Naval Special Operations Unit was […]

76 US military aircraft to be deployed in Philippines for 10 days

United States Armed Forces will be deploying 76 military aircraft for the upcoming 31st series of Balikatan Exercise (Shoulder to Shoulder) which will start on April 20, Armed Forces of the Philippine-Public Affairs Office chief Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc said. The Philippines will deploy 15 planes and helicopters for the said ten-day exercise. “Our Armed […]

United States, Vietnam navies start Naval Engagement Activity

As United States and Vietnam celebrate the 20th year of their diplomatic relations, U.S. and Vietnam People’s navies kicked-off April 6 sixth annual Naval Engagement Activity. The five-day bilateral naval collaboration focuses on non-combatant events and skills exchanges in military medicine, search and rescue, and maritime security, Logistics Group Western Pacific (Task Force 73) of […]

11,740 Strong men from PHL, US, Aurstalian military forces to come together for war games

This year’s Balikatan Exercise will commence on April 20 and will end on April 30. Opening ceremony will be held at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City, while the closing ceremony will be held at Clark Air Base in Pampanga. 6,656 American soldiers, 5,023 Filipino soldiers and 61 Australian soldiers will participate in the […]