Joint Service Branch
| July 12, 2012 - Present|
Unified Military Task Force
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.
AFP Joint Task Force-National Capital Region Wikipedia
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 Malacañan.
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
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)
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)
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)
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
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.