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PH military chief thanks UN commander for 'brave' remark

Oct 13, 2014 - 10:45 AM

All s well that ends well says Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr

'THANK YOU:' Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr welcomes the new statement of a United Nations commander calling Filipino peacekeepers 'brave.' Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

After Golan crisis, AFP chief reminds PMA cadets to follow orders

Sep 14, 2014 - 9:01 AM

AFP chief of staff General Gregorio Catapang Jr delivers a speech during the recognition rites of PMA Class 2018

General Gregorio Catapang Jr

'I never defied orders until the Golan standoff'

Sep 07, 2014 - 12:30 PM

Colonel Ezra Enriquez is not only the commander of the Philippine battalion he is also Number 3 in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force overall command

Photo courtesy of Leony Talosig Mercader

PH 'taking steps' to address peacekeeping concerns

Sep 05, 2014 - 6:35 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs also says the Philippines should now focus on supporting efforts to secure the freedom of the Fijian peacekeepers held by Syrian rebels

'BATTALION OF EXCELLENCE': The troops in Golan Heights are well-trained and well-armed. November 2013 file photo before the group left for Golan

PH and Fiji in Golan: One order, different outcomes

Sep 05, 2014 - 1:31 PM

Last week Filipino and Fijian peacekeepers were given the same order to surrender their weapons to Syrian rebels Who made the right choice?

'BATTALION OF EXCELLENCE': The troops in Golan Heights are well-trained and well-armed. November 2013 file photo before the group left for Golan

AFP stands by Golan troops, to analyze actions during crisis

Sep 04, 2014 - 5:37 PM

Philippine military chief General Gregorio Catapang says they have submitted to Malacañang a blow by blow account of what happened in the Golan Heights

NEVER SURRENDER: General Gregorio Catapang Jr hands over new M4 rifle to an Army private. Rappler photo

UN backs commander, denies PH soldiers' claim

Sep 04, 2014 - 7:07 AM

The order to Filipino peacekeepers was to leave the weapons quiet so as to give some space but never to hand over weapons says Hervé Ladsous UN Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations

Lieutenant General Iqbal Singha. Photo from the UN web site