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The Captain in Golan: Nilo Ramones is home

Oct 01, 2014 - 7:15 PM

Captain Nilo Ramones the platoon leader in the UN encampment under siege recalls the tense firefight with the Syrian rebels and their subsequent escape

MAN ON THE GROUND: Captain Nilo Ramones, platoon leader at the besieged Position 68 in the Golan Heights. Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

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