Rahul Sharma

AFP Western Mindanao Command

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Country  Philippines
Nickname(s)  WestMinCom
AFP Western Mindanao Command
Active  August 29, 2006 - Present
Role  Conventional and Unconventional Warfare, Anti-Guerrilla Operations
Part of  Under the Armed Forces of the Philippines
Garrison/HQ  Camp General Navarro, Zamboanga City

The Western Mindanao Command, known officially as the WestMinCom, is one of the Armed Forces of the Philippines' Wide Support Commands Combating Terrorism and Insurgency in Mindanao.

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Organization

The following are the units that are under the Western Mindanao Command.

  • 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division, PA
  • 2nd Scout Ranger Battalion, PA
  • 1st Light Reaction Battalion, PA
  • Naval Forces Western Mindanao, PN
  • 3rd Air Division, PAF
  • Operations

  • Anti-guerrilla operations against the New People's Army.
  • Anti-terrorist operations against the Abu Sayyaf operating in their AOR.
  • Trivia

  • LGen Nelson Allaga was the former commandant of the Philippine Marine Corps.
  • LGen Raymundo Ferrer was the Martial Law Chief in Maguindanao after the massacre last Nov. 23, 2009.
  • References

    AFP Western Mindanao Command Wikipedia


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