AFP Western Mindanao Command

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Western Mindanao Command
AFP Western Mindanao Command.png
Active August 29, 2006 - Present
Country Philippines Philippines
Role Conventional and Unconventional Warfare, Anti-Guerrilla Operations
Part of Under the Armed Forces of the Philippines
Garrison/HQ Camp General Navarro, Zamboanga City
Nickname(s) WestMinCom
Motto(s) Katapangan
Anniversaries August 29
Engagements Anti-guerilla operations against the NPA , MILF, ASG, and local criminal elements
LTGen Arnel B Dela Vega AFP
LGen Nelson Allaga AFP, LGen Eugenio Cedo AFP
Unit Patch Western Mindanao Command Emblem

The Western Mindanao Command, known officially as WestMinCom, is one of the Armed Forces of the Philippines' unified commands combating terrorism and insurgency in Mindanao.


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



  • 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.


U.S. Ambassador for the Republic of the Philippines, Kristie A. Kenney, meets with Western Mindanao Command Chief Major General Nelson Allaga


  • Official Site of the AFP
  • AFP GO# 1035 Section II
  • Philippine Army: The First 100 Years
  • Military Science 21 ROTC Manual, NCR RCDG, ARESCOM

Coordinates: 6°55′4.52″N 122°2′28.16″E / 6.9179222°N 122.0411556°E / 6.9179222; 122.0411556

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