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After Marawi, AFP to focus on NPA in Mindanao — General Guerrero

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 November) – Government troops assigned in Marawi City might be deployed to areas in Mindanao beset by the communist-led insurgency now that military operations against the remnants of the ISIS-inspired Maute Group are “winding down”, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero said. Guerrero, speaking during the turnover […]

New Eastmincom Chief

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Leonardo Guerrero hands over the symbol of command to Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal (L) as he assumes post as the new commander of the AFP’s Eastern Mindanao Command during the turnover ceremonies in Davao City on Wednesday, November 15. Madrigal replaced acting commander Brigadier General Perfecto […]

Military welcomes support from rebel groups in fight vs terrorism

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 May) – The Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) is willing to accept support from the Moro rebels and even from the New People’s Army (NPA) should the military need reinforcement to combat the Abu Sayyaf and Maute group in Mindanao. EMC commander Lt. General Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero told a press conference Monday they welcome any […]