President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Visits Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does a test fire on one of the sniper rifles donated by the Chinese government while the troops conduct a sniping capability demonstration during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of Lapu-Lapu award on the snipers from the Light Reaction Regiment who spearheaded the pursuit operations that led to the neutralization of the terrorist group leaders in Marawi City during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte inspects the sniper rifles that were reportedly used to gun down the terrorist leaders who led the attack in Marawi City during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. Also in the photo are Light Reaction Regiment (LRR) Commander Brigadier General Corlito Vinluan, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Presidential Adviser on Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero, and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte inspects the sniper rifles that were reportedly used to gun down the terrorist leaders who led the attack in Marawi City during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. Also in the photo are Light Reaction Regiment (LRR) Commander Brigadier General Corlito Vinluan, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Presidential Adviser on Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero, and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte inspects the sniper rifles that were reportedly used to gun down the terrorist leaders who led the attack in Marawi City during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. Also in the photo are Light Reaction Regiment (LRR) Commander Brigadier General Corlito Vinluan, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., and Presidential Adviser on Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his message to the troops during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017, mulls over the idea of establishing a separate insurance system for law enforcers which cover their health, housing, and other expenses. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017, confers the Order of Lapu-Lapu Award and the Gold Cross Medal on one of the troopers who have made exemplary acts of valor while deployed in the Marawi terror crisis. Joining the President is Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Commander Major General Danilo Pamonag. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017, confers the Order of Lapu-Lapu Award and the Gold Cross Medal on one of the troopers who have made exemplary acts of valor while deployed in the Marawi terror crisis. Joining the President is Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Commander Major General Danilo Pamonag. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017, salutes to one of the Order of Lapu-Lapu Award and the Gold Cross Medal awardees who have made exemplary acts of valor while deployed in the Marawi terror crisis. Joining the President is Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Commander Major General Danilo Pamonag. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. Also in the photo are National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Commander Major General Danilo Pamonag. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accorded with military honors upon his arrival at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does a test fire on one of the sniper rifles donated by the Chinese government while the troops conduct a sniping capability demonstration during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. Also in the photo is Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does a test fire on one of the sniper rifles donated by the Chinese government while the troops conduct a sniping capability demonstration during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. Also in the photo is Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Troops conduct a hostage rescue capability demonstration during President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a token after witnessing the hostage rescue and sniping capability demonstration during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes center stage during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the sniping capability demonstration during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the sniping capability demonstration during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Troops conduct a sniping capability demonstration during President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his message to the troops during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017, reiterates his vow to improve the welfare of the soldiers and their families. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte flashes his signature pose in a photo opportunity with the officials and personnel from the Light Reaction Regiment, Special Operation Command, First Scout Ranger Regiment, and Special Forces Regiment Airborne during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on November 22, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO