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AFP Joint Task Force National Capital Region

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Country  Philippines
Branch  Joint Service Branch
Allegiance  Philippines
AFP Joint Task Force-National Capital Region
Active  July 12, 2012 - Present
Type  Unified Military Task Force
Role  Conventional and Unconventional Warfare, Anti-Guerrilla Operations, Anti-coup Operations, and Crowd Control Management

The AFP Joint Task Force - National Capital Region, known officially as the JTF-NCR or Task Force NCR, is one the Armed Forces of the Philippines' Joint Task Forces assigned to combating Terrorism-Insurgency and act as support units to the Philippine National Police-National Capital Region in maintaining peace and order within Metro Manila.

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History

AFP NCR Command was formally deactivated on 12 July 2012 following the retirement of its Commanding General, Lieutenant General Tristan M Kison AFP.

Joint Task Force National Capital Region was formally activated that same day to assume the roles handed over by the former command, including providing assistance to the Presidential Security Group in securing the seat of power in MalacaƱan.

Organization

The following are the units operating under or attached with the AFP JTF-NCR:

Base Units
  • Headquarters & Headquarters Service Support Company
  • GHQ K-9 Unit
  • GHQ EOD Company
  • Line Units
  • Joint Special Operations Group (NCR Component)
  • Joint Task Force NCR - Disaster Rescue & Relief Management Unit
  • Presidential Security Group
  • 7th Civil Relations Group
  • AFP Technical Services
  • 1st Technical and Administrative Services Brigade (Reserve)
  • 1st Civil Military Affairs Group (Reserve)
  • Philippine Army
  • Joint Task Group NCR Land (Philippine Army Component)
  • National Capital Region Regional Community Defense Group
  • 15th Infantry Division (Ready Reserve)
  • Philippine Air Force
  • Joint Task Group NCR Air (Philippine Air Force Component)
  • 1st Air Reserve Center
  • 1st Air Force Wing (Ready Reserve)
  • Philippine Navy
  • Joint Task Group NCR Water (Philippine Navy & Marine Corps Component)
  • Naval Forces Reserve - NCR
  • 202nd Naval Squadron (Reserve)
  • 4th Naval Construction Battalion (Reserve)
  • 7th Marine Brigade (Reserve)
  • Lineage of Commanders

  • COL MANUEL S RAMIRO (GSC) PAF - 11 Jul 2012 - 22 Mar 2013
  • BGEN MANUEL S GONZALES AFP - 28 Jun 2013 - 15 Dec 2014
  • BGEN APOLINARIO Y ALOBBA AFP - 15 Dec 2014 - 04 Jul 2016
  • COL VICENTE GREGORIO B TOMAS (GSC) PA (OIC) - 04 Jul 2016 -
  • BGEN ROBERTO D DOMINES JR AFP
  • Operations

  • Anti-guerrilla operations against the New People's Army
  • Anti-terrorist operations against known terror groups operating in their AOR.
  • Community Development of identified urban poor areas within the National Capital Region
  • Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence Operations against government destabilizers.
  • References

    AFP Joint Task Force-National Capital Region Wikipedia


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