RECOGNITION. Private Julius Ancheta, a wounded Army soldier was personally visited by President and Commander-in-Chief, Rodrigo Duterte to award him the Wounded Personnel Medal along with 27 other wounded soldiers in Camp Teodulfo Bautista Station Hospital in Sulu, Thursday, April 6. The soldiers belonging to the 41st Infantry Battalion of the Joint Task Force Sulu were wounded during a 3-hour firefight with Abu Sayyaf terrorists on Sunday, April 2 in Talipao.

President Duterte was accompanied by General Eduardo Año, AFP Chief of Staff; Lt. Gen. Glorioso Miranda, Philippine Army Commanding General, and Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr, WESMINCOM Commander. (Photo by SN1 Donald Viluan/PAOAFP)


WOUNDED IN ACTION. President and Commander-in-Chief Rodrigo Duterte awarded new pistols and smartphones to 28 personnel of the 41st Infantry Battalion, Joint Task Force Sulu during his visit at Camp Teodulfo Bautista Station Hospital in Jolo, Sulu, Thursday, April 6. One of the awardees is Private Royman Talana who were among the soldiers wounded in action after a fierce fire fight with the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group on Sunday, April 2. President Duterte was accompanied by JTF Sulu Commander, BGen Cirilito Sobejana. (Photo by SN1 Donald Viluan/PAOAFP)