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Benjamin Madrigal is next AFP Chief

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Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepDec 5th, 2018

Military to recommend ending martial law if enemy strength down to 30%

MANILA, Philippines – Military chief Lieutenant General Benjamin Madrigal told the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday, January 29, that they will “gladly recommend the lifting of martial law” when enemies have been reduced to just 30% of their original capability. During the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 29th, 2019

AFP lauds Pacman

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Sunday congratulated Sen. Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao for beating challenger Adrien Broner via unanimous decision during their bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. “He has the heart of a true champion, the heart of a Filipino soldier and warrior,” said AFP chief-of-staff, Gen. Benjamin Madrigal in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

AFP assures peaceful, orderly plebiscite

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Jan) ­– The Armed Forces of the Philippines is set to launch security operations to ensure the peaceful and orderly holding of a historic plebiscite that could end the decades old Moro insurgency in Mindanao. Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. said there are […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

AFP assures peaceful, orderly plebiscite

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Jan) ­– The Armed Forces of the Philippines is set to launch security operations to ensure the peaceful and orderly holding of a historic plebiscite that could end the decades old Moro insurgency in Mindanao. Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. said there are […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Soldiers deployed for BoL vote

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has deployed at least 10,000 soldiers to help secure the upcoming plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BoL), according to military chief Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. The plebiscite on 21 January and 6 February will allow voters to decide on the ratification of BOL, which seeks to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Madrigal calls for excellence in first flag-raising ceremony

AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. stressed the need to enhance professionalism and character development alongside achieving operational goals of the military. Madrigal calls for excellence in first flag-raising ceremony Source link: Madrigal calls for excellence in first flag-raising ceremony.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Military needs to “double’ defense against terrorism — Madrigal 

THE military will have to “double” its defense against terrorism, its chief, Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr., said on Wednesday. “We advise our troops to double their efforts to prevent…READ The post Military needs to “double’ defense against terrorism — Madrigal  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

AFP: CPP’s anniversary ‘miserable’

The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Thursday described as "miserable" the Communist Party of the Philippines' (CPP) commemoration of its 50th founding anniversary. Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr., AFP chief of staff, said a number of CPP-New People's Army (NPA) fighters surrendered on Dec. 26 and as several attempts by the communist rebels for a "grandiose" celebration were foiled. Citing a description by a former CPP official of Wednesday's "celebration," Col. Noel Detoyato, AFP public affairs office chief, said the event was "downgraded" and the rebels were "not able to sustain big assemblies with their allies and organized masses attending the event." "The CPP-NPA-NDFP (Nat...Keep on reading: AFP: CPP’s anniversary ‘miserable’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

AFP Chief makes round of major services, rallies troops to victory vs NPA

AFP Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr., wants total victory against the Communist New People’s Army Terrorists as he addressed troops in a visit of the three Major Services of the military. AFP Chief makes round of major services, rallies troops to victory vs NPA Source link: AFP Chief makes round of major services, rallies troops to victory vs NPA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2018

CPP offensive justifies martial law extension – AFP Chief

AFP Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr., said the order of the Communist Party of the Philippines for its armed wing — the New People’s Army to “mount tactical offensives across the country” after Congress extended martial law in Mindanao for another year, further justifies the decision to prolong martial law. CPP offensive… link: CPP offensive justifies martial law extension – AFP Chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

EO 70 to give military fangs vs NPA--Madrigal | The Manila Times Online

NEW Armed Forces Chief Benjamin Madrigal Jr. welcomed the formation of a national task force by President Rodrigo Duterte against communist rebels, saying it will strengthen the military in itsREAD Th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

143 people arrested for ‘rebellion’ in Mindanao since January 2018—Madrigal

A TOTAL of 143 persons have been arrested in Mindanao since January 1, 2018 for alleged “rebellion and other crimes,” according to military chief Benjamin Madrigal Jr. Speaking on Monday…READ The post 143 people arrested for ‘rebellion’ in Mindanao since January 2018—Madrigal appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Duterte presides over AFP change of command

President Duterte graced last night the change of command ceremony of incoming Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Madrigal: military will not recommend holiday ceasefire with NPA

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 Dec) — The military will not recommend a suspension of military operations (SOMO) to reciprocate the Communist Party of the Philippines’ declaration of a five-day holiday ceasefire, Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal, outgoing chief of the Eastern Mindanao Command and incoming Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Guns not only answer vs NPA, says next military chief Madrigal

MANILA, Philippines – Veteran rebel hunter Lieutenant General Benjamin Madrigal Jr wants a holistic approach to battling communist insurgency when he takes over as chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Defense reporters called Madrigal and asked for his priorities as AFP chief after his appointment ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Mindanao rights groups wary of Carlito Galvez as OPAPP chief

DAVAO CITY,  Philippines – Human rights groups in Mindanao on Thursday, December 6, expressed concern over the choice of military chief Carlito Galvez Jr   as the next presidential peace adviser, and Lieutenant General Benjamin Madrigal Jr as his successor. Human rights group Barug Katungod Mindanao (Stand Up for Rights Mindanao) expressed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Duterte appoints Madrigal new AFP chief

President Duterte has appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines-Eastern Mindanao Command (AFP-EastMinCom) Chief Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Madrigal Jr., as the new AFP Chief of Staff. Duterte appoints Madrigal new AFP chief Source link: Duterte appoints Madrigal new AFP chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Benjamin Madrigal is next AFP chief; Carlito Galvez to OPAPP

President Duterte has named Army Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. of the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) as chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), replacing Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., who is retiring on Dec. 12......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Benjamin Madrigal is next AFP Chief

Benjamin Madrigal is next AFP Chief.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Madrigal replaces Galvez

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. as new Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff, according to sources in Malacanang. Madrigal, AFP Eastern Mindanao Command chief, will assume the post when Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. retires on Wednesday, 12 December. The two were classmates in Sandiwa Class of 1985 of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018