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IN HONOR TO A FALLEN HERO

Category: Press Release
Published: Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Written by Betchner Petalver

LTGEN ERICKSON R GLORIA PAF, Joint Forces Commander, WESCOM, together with BGEN NESTOR HERICO PN(M), Commander, 3MBDE/JTFP paid honors to the remains of late Corporal Christian P Cuarto PN(M) in today’s send-off ceremony at TOW West ABAB Ramp, ABAB, PPC, Palawan.

The remains of Cpl Cuatro will be flown to Manila and will be ferry to his hometown in Nabua, Camarines Norte.

It can be recalled that Cpl Cuarto was pronounced DOA at Roxas Municipal Hospital after being ambushed by undetermined number of fully armed communist terrorist groups at Sitio Ibangley, Brgy Abongan, Taytay last July 13 2020.

On behalf of Team WESCOM family, we offer our deepest and sincerest condolences to the bereaved family and loved ones of the late Cpl Cuarto.

(Photo Credits: TOW WEST)

WESCOM AWARDS WOUNDED SOLDIERS

Category: Press Release
Published: Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Written by Betchner Petalver

LTGEN ERICKSON R GLORIA PAF, Joint Forces Commander, Western Command accompanied by BGEN NESTOR HERICO PN(M), Commander Joint Task Force Peacock and BGEN SHARON G GERNALE PAF, Deputy Joint Forces Commander for Operations, WESCOM bestowed the Wounded Personnel Medal to recuperating Corporal Marlon M Escober Jr Philippine Navy (Marines) and Corporal Remuel N Redondo Philippine Navy (Marines) at Camp General Artemio Ricarte Station Hospital, Brgy San Miguel Purto Princesa City, for having been wounded in action as member of the Marine Battalion Landing Team- 3, Philippine Marine Corps during an encounter against undetermined number of fully-armed Communist Terrorist Groups (CTGs) while conducting mobile patrol in the vicinity of Sitio Ibangle, Barangay Abongan, Taytay, Palawan on July 13, 2020.

LTGEN ERICKSON R GLORIA AFP Visits Naval Forces West/JTFW

Category: Press Release
Published: Friday, 19 June 2020
Written by Betchner Petalver

IN PHOTOS | FIELD VISIT | LTGEN ERICKSON R GLORIA AFP, Commander, Western Command with his Staff visited Naval Forces West, Naval Station Apolinario Jalandoon, Puerto Princesa City Palawan Puerto Princesa City Palawan on June 17, 2020.

WESCOM Conducts Senior NCOs Forum/Fellowship in its Joint Area of Operations

Category: Press Release
Published: Monday, 29 June 2020
Written by Betchner Petalver

Just recently, the Command through the Office of the Command Sergeant Major with SMS Rhoel M Graganza (INF) PA, the Command Sergeant Major conducted the Senior NCOs Forum/Fellowship. It was attended by the different Senior NCOs in WESCOMs' Joint Area of Operation and other Law Enforcement Agencies in the Province. The objectives of the one (1) day Forum/Fellowship was to develop and strengthen the camaraderie and esprit de corps of the Enlisted Corps and other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs); to maintain the good relation between AFP and LEAs in the Province and uplift the morale and state of discipline of individual soldier.

The Forum/Fellowship was formally opened by COL ROMEO T RACADIO PN(M) (GSC), Chief of Unified Command Staff and the Guest of Honor and Speaker and was graced by LTGEN ERICKSON R GLORIA AFP, Commander, Western Command as the Special Guest.

Philippine Army Independence Day Presentation - Kagitingan: A True Story of Valor

Category: Press Release
Published: Thursday, 18 June 2020
Written by Betchner Petalver

WATCH: In commemoration of Philippine Independence Day, let us revisit the true story of Lieutenant General Arturo B. Ortiz, Medal of Valor Awardee and former Commanding General Philippine Army. The then Captain Ortiz led his men in a fierce firefight against 200 numerically superior rebels in Murcia, Negros Occidental on 6 April 1990.

 

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