Roseller Murillo, commander of the Joint Task Force ZamPeLan, said that Raw-an is associated with the Labang group, particularly Mariano Labang, who was slain in a police operation; Tatong Labang, who is at large for being the principal suspect in the killing of Barangay Lipawan Kagawad Edgar Paculaba; and Boboy Labang, who is also at large after being impleaded in cases of killings.
Said operation was launched by the 603rd Brigade of the Joint Task Force Central, the Sultan Kudarat Municipal Police Station, and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to implement a preoperation against suspected drug personalities in the area.
We also directed other maneuver forces including the special forces battalion, 64IB and 18IB to block the avenues of enemy withdrawal," said Brigadier General Juvymax Uy, commander of the Joint Task Force
Other exercises scheduled for this year include an integration event, Combined Joint Task Force
Exercise 04-2, in June; another horizontal exercise in August; and a vertical exercise, Unified Endeavor/ Fuertes Defensas 04, in September.
Several months ago the two stations organized a joint task force
to coordinate efforts, but results were mixed.
JRTC is a premier training facility for advanced collective training for Joint Task Forces
The military said Abu Sayyaf members Kadra Arajun Sawadjaan, Alnajar Arajun Sawadjaan and Sherul Arad Sahiyul, all with high-powered firearms, yielded to the Philippine Marine Ready Force-Sulu of the Joint Task Force Sulu.
In his report to the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Western Mindanao Command (AFP-WestMinCom) chief, Joint Task Force (JTF) Sulu Commander Brig.
provided a report to Manila Bulletin indicating that during the entire year, all six Joint Task Forces
(JTFs) under WestMinCom has intensified their military operations against the different threat groups within their respective areas of operation.