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7th Infantry Division (Philippines)

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Country  Philippines
Type  Infantry
Branch  Philippine Army
7th Infantry Division (Philippines)
Active  January 03, 1942- June 30, 1946 (as 7th Infantry Division, PCA) August 1, 1988 - Present
Role  Conventional Warfare, Anti-Guerrilla Operations
Size  2 Brigades, 5 Battalions, 3 Reconnaissance Companies. Total is 6000+ soldiers

The 7th Infantry Division, Philippine Army, known officially as the Kaugnáy Division, is the Philippine Army's primary Infantry unit specializing in rapid deployment.

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7th Infantry Division, Philippine Army during the Post-War Era

After the War, The 7th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army is a known officially as the Kaugnáy Division was founding establishment on August 1, 1988 and they stationed and headquarters in Fort Ramon Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija. When the local government soldiers and officers under the Philippine Army 7th Infantry Division was sending the combat operations in the Central Luzon region and the engagements of the Anti-Communist Operations and helping aided and supported of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police and the CAFGU militia forces against the communist rebels of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) and other local criminal elements.

During the Communist Insurgency of the Philippines, Government soldiers under the P.A. 7th "Kaugnáy" Infantry Division sending the clear combat operations in some parts in Central Luzon including the provinces of Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac, and Zambales and help them supported by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police and the CAFGU militia forces through fought against the communist rebel force of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) and other local crinimal elements.

Mission

Their mission is to conduct sustained Internal Security Operations (ISO) in regions 3 to neutralize the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), the New Peoples Army (NPA) in order to create a physically and psychologically sound environment conducive for development and commerce.

Units

The following are the Brigade units that are under the 7th Infantry Division.

  • 703rd Infantry Brigade
  • 702nd Infantry Brigade
  • The following are the Battalion units that are under the 7th ID.

  • 24th Infantry Battalion
  • 48th Infantry Battalion
  • 3rd Infantry Battalion
  • 56th Infantry Battalion
  • 70th Infantry Battalion (Cadre)
  • 71st Infantry Battalion
  • 84th Infantry (Victorious) Battalion
  • 81th Infantry (Spartan) Battalion
  • 3rd Mechanized Infantry Battalion
  • 71st Division Reconnaissance Company
  • 72nd Division Reconnaissance Company
  • 73rd Division Reconnaissance Company
  • Operations

  • Internal Security Operations
  • References

    7th Infantry Division (Philippines) Wikipedia


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