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Sunday, October 22, 2017

AFP chief of staff Eduardo Año commends brave Cordilleran warriors in Marawi

Photo Courtesy || General Eduardo Ano / Wikipedia
Cordillera - No less than the Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Eduardo Año praises the soldiers from Cordillera who were part of the assault team that targets the Maute leaders leading to eventual liberation of Marawi City.

In his own words, Año recognized the ultimate sacrifice of the Cordilleran warriors during the final battle to neutralize Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute.

"The Philippine Government will forever be grateful to the Cordillera Warriors who gave the ultimate sacrifice and who were part of the striking force that finally killed the Isis inspired leaders Maute and Hapilon," Año said.

The final push towards the liberation of Marawi presented great challenge to Filipino soldiers specially to the Cordilleran Warriors because of the enemy's firm to protect their last stronghold. This leads to the loss of many of the Cordilleran soldiers.

"We are saddened with the loss of our brave soldiers specially our Cordillera Warriors belonging to the Special Operation Command and the Scout Ranger Company who led the daily assault against the Isis leaders and eventually liberated Marawi," General Año said.

Año also extends condolences and to the families of the soldiers and express gratitude for their service to the country.

"To the relatives of the Cordillera Warriors, we extend our sincerest condolences, thanks and gratitude for their service to the country of these brave Cordilleran Warriors. Rest assured that the country will always treat them as our heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice to attain peace for the people of Marawi," Año added.
The government has listed 155 soldiers including policemen who were killed in Marawi while almost a thousand casualties from the side of the terrorist group Maute.
The Cordilleran Warriors of Marawi. Photo Credit: Harley Palangchao FB page

source | sunstar baguio
photo | davao today



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Am proud to be an Igorot Cordilleran. salute to all soldiers specially cordillerans who among those who liberated Marawi son is a soldier too.

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