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3rd Infantry Division (Philippines)

The 3rd Infantry Division, is a unit of the Philippine Army, based at Camp Gen Macario Peralta Jr in Jamindan, Capiz, Philippines.

3rd Infantry Division
Official Seal of the 3rd Infantry Division (Philippines).jpg
Unit Seal of the 3ID, PA
ActiveJuly 01, 1946 – Present
CountryPhilippines Philippines
BranchPhilippine Army
TypePhilippine Army Infantry BC.jpg Infantry
RoleConventional warfare, counter-insurgency
Size3 Brigades
Part ofPhilippine Army (Since 1946)
Garrison/HQCamp Gen Macario Peralta Jr, Jamindan, Capiz
Nickname(s)Spearhead Troopers
Motto(s)The Armed Peacekeepers for Peace and Progress
EngagementsAnti-guerilla operations against the NPA and local criminal elements.
MGEN Dinoh A Dolina AFP
Maj. Gen. Fortunato Abat, AFP
Armed Forces Occupational Specialty InsigniaPhilippine Army Infantry BC.jpg



The 3rd Infantry Division, Philippine Army was established and they stationed at the general headquarters on Camp General Macario Peralta Jr in Jamindan, Capiz. The local troopers of the PA 3rd Infantry Division was sending the combat operations in Visayas region and the engagements of the Anti-Communist Operations and aiding the supported of the Philippine National Police against the Communist rebel groups of the New People's Army and all local element criminals.

The local government soldiers and officers of the Philippine Army 3rd Infantry Division was sending the combat operations in the Visayas Region from the main battles and invasion commands and helping the CAFGU militia groups and the supporting of the Philippine National Police and they fought against the communist rebel fighters of the New People's Army and they some local element criminals.


  • The division is based in the Visayas region of the Philippines, and its primary mission is counter-insurgency against local communist guerrilla operations, as well as supporting the Philippine National Police in combating organised crime.


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