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5th Infantry Division (Philippines)

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The 5th Infantry Division, Philippine Army, known officially as the Star Division, is the Philippine Army's primary Infantry unit in Northern Luzon, and specializes in anti-guerrilla warfare. [1]

9 relations: Brigade, Hukbalahap Rebellion, Infantry, Major general, Philippine Army, Philippines, Rodrigo F. Maclang, Star, 17th Infantry Battalion (Philippines).


A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Hukbalahap Rebellion

The Hukbalahap Rebellion was a rebellion staged by former Hukbalahap or Hukbo ng Bayan Laban sa Hapon (People's Army against the Japanese) soldiers against the Philippine government.

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Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Major general

Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.

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Philippine Army

The Philippine Army (PA; Filipino: Hukbong Katihan ng Pilipinas; Spanish: Ejército Filipino) is the main, oldest and largest branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) responsible for ground warfare.

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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Rodrigo F. Maclang

Lieutenant General Rodrigo F. Maclang, was the 36th Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the second highest position in the AFP hierarchy.

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A star is type of astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity.

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17th Infantry Battalion (Philippines)

17th Infantry (Do or Die) Battalion is currently located at Brgy Masin, Alcala, Cagayan, and is operationally controlled by the 502nd Infantry Brigade of the 5th Infantry (Star) Division and presently covering the whole province of Cagayan and Apayao as its area of operation.

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5th Infantry (STAR) Division, 5th Infantry (Star) Division, Star division.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5th_Infantry_Division_(Philippines)

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