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Military Report 4/15/2013 by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Apr 13, 201314 0600H April 2013QUEZON CITY- At least 50 young school children participated in the sports and fun activities called the Olympeace which were held in Camp Aguinaldo of this city.As part of the event, the children conducted a 'Walk for Peace' holdin...



Abu Sayyaf bandits release kidnapped Australian soldier by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Mar 21, 2013Photo shows retired Australian soldier Warren Rodwell while in the hands of the dreaded Abu Sayyaf. (Photo by Al Jacinto)PAGADIAN CITY-The Abu Sayyaf Group has finally released retired Australian soldier Warren Rodwell in Pagadian City at around 1:30...



Army soldiers seize highpowered rifle in Isabela gunfight by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Mar 6, 2013SAN MARIANO, Isabela-- Army soldiers seize an M16 Rifle after a 30-minute gunbattle with NPA bandits in the hinterland village of Cangalan here at around 6:30am today. A 35-man platoon of soldiers led by 2nd Lieutenant Ranola was conducting security...



21 Filipino peacekeepers held hostage by Syrian rebel forces by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Mar 6, 2013PEACE MONITORS. When I was deployed as a UN military observer in 2008, I experienced the countless travels to remote areas controlled either by rebel or government forces. One of the Filipino officers who was assigned in an adjacent area was ambushed...



North Cotabato vehicular accident claims 5 lives, 10 injured by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Feb 28, 2013PIKIT, North Cotabato-- At least 5 people were killed and 10 others were heavily injured (3 killed, 13 injured as earlier reported) in a road accident here at around noontime yesterday.A Toyota passenger van  driven by Mohammad Ali was cruising...



Army in Panay recruits new batch of soldiers by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Feb 19, 2013CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz - The Army's 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division based here is opening its doors to those who want to join the military service.Those who passed the Philippine Army Aptitude Test Battery (PAATB) given last year will have t...



Military Report 2/19/2013 by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Feb 18, 2013CAMP PHILIPS, Bukidnon--Unspecified number of NPA bandits forcibly entered the facilities of two pineapple plantations in Camp Philips and Impasug-ong towns in Bukidnon at 6:40pm today, carting away at least 3 firearms.  The bandits also robbed...



Army announces recruitment of 3,000 Candidate Soldiers for CY 2013 by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Feb 11, 2013  The Philippine Army is announcing the recruitment of Candidate Soldiers (CS) for the year 2013.  In a Letter Directive dated 11 February 2013, the Army has approved the CS quota of 3,000 recruits who will be trained in the...



5 soldiers hurt by NPA landmine in North Cotabato by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Jan 25, 2013MAKILALA, North  Cotabato---Five soldiers were hurt when suspected NPA rebels detonated a roadside bomb as a military vehicle carrying them passed by at around 10:45pm on Friday, Jan. 25.The KM 450 truck of the 57th Infantry Battalion was headin...



Army Officer’s Courses Pre-Entry Examinations opened in Eastern Visayas by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Jan 23, 2013 Camp Lukban, Catbalogan City – The Army Recruitment Office for Visayas based in Camp Lapu-lapu, Cebu City will conduct a series of Philippine Army Aptitude Test Battery (PAATB) and other pre-entry examinations for Officer Candidate Course (OC...