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60th AFP Chief of Staff Commends EastMinCom’s Outstanding Achievements During Official Visit

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City – The Chief of Staff Armed Forces of the Philippines (CSAFP) General Romeo S. Brawner Jr., commended the Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) for its outstanding achievements during his visit to the Headquarters of EastMinCom on September 29.

LtGen. Greg T. Almerol, Commander of EastMinCom, welcomed and accorded the CSAFP with traditional military honors upon his arrival alongside the Unit Commanders, Officers, Enlisted Personnel, and Civilian Human Resources of the Command.

The visit featured a “Talk to Troops” session led by General Brawner, where he stressed the significance of UNITY among EastMinCom’s personnel. He encapsulated this unity with “U” for Unification, “N” for Normalization in the Bangsamoro Region, “I” for Internal Security Operations, “T” for Territorial Defense, and “Y” for fostering the Youth as defenders of the next generation.

In his message, General Brawner also praised the collective effort and victory of EastMinCom under the leadership of LtGen. Almerol in sustaining peace and security in the Davao Region.

“I would like to congratulate the members of the Eastern Mindanao Command and our component units, the Army, Navy, and Air Force, for all the accomplishments you have achieved. I am very happy and very proud of all of you.”

In response, EastMinCom Commander LtGen. Almerol expressed his gratitude to CSAFP for the visit and the words of wisdom shared. He affirmed their unwavering commitment in safeguarding the people of Eastern Mindanao and addressing the insurgency.

The visit was concluded by a meeting where the command’s current accomplishments were presented to the CSAFP after the unveiling and blessing of the newly enhanced EMC Conference Room.

Based on EastMinCom’s records, it has already neutralized 1,602 CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs), which composed of 1,266 surrendered, 179 captured and 157 killed; captured 1,601 firearms with 1,313 high-powered and 288 low-powered; seized 260 anti-personnel mines (APMs) and dismantled 16 Guerilla Fronts, six (6) Vertical Units, two (2) Independent Platoon and five (5) Sub-Regional Committee (SRCs) from the incumbent of LtGen. Almerol up to the present date.

The meeting was attended by LtGen. Almerol alongside the Commanders of Joint Task Force (JTF) Agila, JTF Seahawk, JTF Haribon, Commander of Tactical Operation Wing-Eastern Mindanao (TOW-EM), Task Force Davao, Commander of Joint Special Operations Force 1 (JSOF1), Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Civil Military Operations, J7, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, J1 and EastMinCom Officers.



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