Samiksha Jaiswal

AFP Joint Special Operations Group

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Country  Philippines
Type  Special Forces
Branch  Joint Branch
Size  Regiment
AFP Joint Special Operations Group
Active  7 August 2003 - Present
Role  Airborne operations, Direct Action, Reconnaissance, Unconventional Warfare, Target Interdiction,

The Joint Special Operations Group, known officially as JSOG or AFP-JSOG, is one the Armed Forces of the Philippines' Wide Support Units tasked in conducting Counter-terrorism, Unconventional-Guerrilla, Asymmetrical, and highly specialized operations that no other regular AFP Unit can handle.

Contents

Line Units

  • Headquarters & Headquarters Company
  • Group Service Company
  • Joint Special Operations Unit 1
  • Joint Special Operations Unit 2
  • Joint Special Operations Unit 3
  • Joint Readiness Training Department
  • Technical Aerial Reconnaissance Unit
  • OPCON Units

  • Light Reaction Regiment "Tiradores de la Muerte"
  • Light Reaction Company 1 "Eximus Peratus"
  • Light Reaction Company 2 "Nasiglat"
  • Light Reaction Company 3 "Way Kurat"
  • Light Reaction Company 4 "Perdigones"
  • Light Reaction Company 5 "Mandaragit"
  • Light Reaction Company 6 "Dares Against Odds"
  • Naval Special Operations Group 8, PN
  • 710th Special Operations Wing, PAF "Trained Hard, Fight to Win"
  • Special Operations Tactical Airlift Flight
  • Special Operations Tactical Helicopter Flight
  • 13th EOD Company
  • K-9 Platoon
  • Lineage of Commanding Officers

  • COL JOSE B. VIZCARRA INF (GSC) PA
  • COL EDUARDO D. DEL ROSARIO INF (GSC) PA
  • COL RAMON MATEO U. DIZON INF (GSC) PA
  • COL DANILO G. PAMONAG INF (GSC) PA
  • COL TEODORO A LLAMAS INF (GSC) PA
  • COL CORLETO S VINLUAN JR INF (GSC) PA
  • Operations

  • Hostage Rescue Operations
  • Direct Actions(Hasty & Deliberate Attack, Ambush, Target Interdiction)
  • Anti-guerrilla operations against the New People's Army
  • Counter-terrorist Operations against known Terrorist Groups.
  • Anti-terrorist operations against known terror groups operating in their AOR.
  • Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence Operations against government destabilizers.
  • Disaster Relief, Rescue and Rehabilitation Operations.
  • September 2013: JSOG is the lead counter terrorist unit which assaulted MNLF strongholds during the Zamboanga Siege
  • References

    AFP Joint Special Operations Group Wikipedia


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