Monday, 22 October 2018
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ENHANCED SECURITY  |  More CAFGU units for Panay Island

CAMP HERNANDEZ, Dingle, Iloilo (DWDD) – The Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (CAFGU) will have an additional 15 detachments on Panay Island.

According to Colonel Benedict Arevalo, Commander, 301st Infantry Brigade (301st IB) based in Camp Hernandez, Dingle, Iloilo, the additional detachments would beef up the security and sustain the gains on the entire Panay island.

“We should not be complacent because our enemies have also the strength to become stronger especially that we have concentrated some of our forces outside Panay.”

Also, the additional detachments are in preparation for the 2019 mid-term elections.

“We want to put pressure on the armed groups so that they could not make any violent incident for the coming periods,” he said. 3DPAO / MCAG

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