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Philippine Air Force celebrates Women’s Month with first female fighter pilot

1Lt Jul Laiza Mae Camposano-Beran was checked out as the first female AS-211 combat mission ready pilot and wingman on Wednesday, March 30

US, Philippines kick off their largest-ever war games

Nearly 9,000 Filipino and American soldiers will take part in the 12-day training event across the main island of Luzon

Philippine military bishop backs call for mandatory military service

Bishop Florencio said the state should ensure that the rights of those who would undergo military service should be respected

Philippines accuses China of ‘harassment’ in disputed sea

Tensions over the resource-rich waters have spiked in the past week after Chinese coastguard ships fired water cannon at Philippine boats

Military bishop offers prayers for plane crash victims in Sulu

Bishop Oscar Florencio asked all military chaplains to offer Masses for the 50 people who died in the crash

Update: Philippine authorities order probe after military plane crash kills 50

Some passengers on the Lockheed C-130 jumped free seconds before the plane crashed and burst into flames

Philippines again suspends scrapping of troop pact with US amid China...

The suspension would be for a further six months while President Rodrigo Duterte "studies ... particular aspects of the agreement”

Philippine military chief visits island in disputed waters

The visit comes after recent diplomatic protests made by the Philippines over the presence of hundreds of "Chinese maritime militia" vessels

Former Caritas Philippines head raises alarm over military ‘intimidation’

Father Edwin Gariguez, social action director of the Vicariate of Calapan, said he has been receiving “unwanted meetings” from military men

Military Odinariate welcomes appointment of new Philippine Armed Forces chief

"I am just happy for him because I guess he is fit for his position as [chief of staff]," said Bishop Oscar Jaime Florencio

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