General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr - updates

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AFP chief: 'Illogical' to go back to war with MILF

Mar 06, 2015 - 11:08 AM

We don t want to repeat history Going back to war with the MILF is quite absurd says Armed Forces chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr

NO TO WAR: General Gregorio Catapang Jr

5 to 6 Chinese ships patrolling West PH Sea – military

Aug 14, 2014 - 4:40 PM

This has become the regular situation in the West Philippine Sea says Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr

DAVID VS GOLIATH. File photo of a much smaller Philippine ship arrives at the disputed Ayungin Shoal. Photo by AFP

AFP douses fears of violence over stalled Bangsamoro law

Aug 07, 2014 - 4:48 PM

Armed Forces chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr gives assurances that there is close coordination between the military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front

MILF fighters inside Camp Darapanan in Maguindanao. File photo by Karlos Manlupig.

Naval detachment to rise from Zambo siege ground zero

Aug 04, 2014 - 10:28 PM

We will be putting up a forward operating base so that threats coming from outside Zamboanga City can be checked says AFP chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr

BURNED: More than 10,000 houses were damaged by fires inside the combat zone. Photo by LeAnne Jazul

AFP to MILF: Share info on alleged soldiers' 'killing' video

Aug 02, 2014 - 7:09 PM

If the MILF knows some details about it they can give us information If these allegations are true we will look for these soldiers Philippine military chief tells reporters in Zamboanga City

CAPTIVE. Series of screenshots show a man being kicked by men in military uniform then dragged to the center of the field

State of PH Navy modernization: ‘Golden days will return’

Jul 28, 2014 - 10:52 AM

President Benigno Aquino III says his administration has released more than P40 billion to modernize the military the bulk of which goes to the Navy

One week 'punishment' for new AFP chief

Jul 17, 2014 - 4:18 PM

It s a military tradition that Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin a former Army general himself practices to congratulate newly promoted generals

NEW CHIEF: Lieutenant General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr is the new chief of staff of the 120,000-strong Armed Forces of the Philippines

PH military beefs up coverage of Scarborough

Feb 25, 2014 - 5:44 PM

Scarborough is now under the Palawan based Western Command to put the country s external defense efforts under one commander

Shake-up: AFP top brass retiring this year

Jan 09, 2014 - 7:25 PM

Armed Forces chief of staff General Emmanuel Bautista and 8 three star generals are retiring in 2014

CLASSMATES: AFP chief General Emmanuel Bautista and Northern Luzon Command chief Lieutenant General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler