AFP Joint Special Operations Group
|Joint Special Operations Group|
Emblem of the AFP Joint Special Operations Group
|Active||7 August 2003 - Present|
|Role||Airborne operations, Direct Action, Reconnaissance, Unconventional Warfare, Target Interdiction,|
|Part of||Under the Armed Forces of the Philippines|
|Garrison/HQ||JSOG Cpd, Camp Gen Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City|
|Motto(s)||"To Fight as One"|
Zamboanga City crisis Operation Tsunami 1 Operation Tsunami 2 Operation Haribon 1 Operation Haribon 2Operation Haribon 3
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Badge
|Battle honours||Presidential Unit Streamer Award|
|COL CORLETO S VINLUAN JR INF (GSC) PA|
BGen Jose B. Vizcarra AFP MGen Eduardo D. Del Rosario AFP BGen Ramon Mateo Dizon AFPMGen Danilo G. Pamonag AFP
|Unit Patch||JSOG Command Emblem|
|Reconnaissance||Scan Eagle 1, Raven|
The Joint Special Operations Group, known officially as JSOG or AFP-JSOG, is one the Armed Forces of the Philippines' Wide Support Units tasked in conducting Counter-terrorism, Unconventional-Guerrilla, Asymmetrical, and highly specialized operations that no other regular AFP Unit can handle.
- Headquarters & Headquarters Company
- Group Service Company
- Joint Special Operations Unit 1
- Joint Special Operations Unit 2
- Joint Special Operations Unit 3
- Joint Readiness Training Department
- Technical Aerial Reconnaissance Unit
- Light Reaction Regiment "Tiradores de la Muerte"
- Light Reaction Company 1 "Eximus Peratus"
- Light Reaction Company 2 "Nasiglat"
- Light Reaction Company 3 "Way Kurat"
- Light Reaction Company 4 "Perdigones"
- Light Reaction Company 5 "Mandaragit"
- Light Reaction Company 6 "Dares Against Odds"
- Naval Special Operations Group 8, PN
- 710th Special Operations Wing, PAF "Trained Hard, Fight to Win"
- Special Operations Tactical Airlift Flight
- Special Operations Tactical Helicopter Flight
- 13th EOD Company
- K-9 Platoon
Lineage of Commanding Officers
- COL JOSE B. VIZCARRA INF (GSC) PA
- COL EDUARDO D. DEL ROSARIO INF (GSC) PA
- COL RAMON MATEO U. DIZON INF (GSC) PA
- COL DANILO G. PAMONAG INF (GSC) PA
- COL TEODORO A LLAMAS INF (GSC) PA
- COL CORLETO S VINLUAN JR INF (GSC) PA
- Hostage Rescue Operations
- Direct Actions(Hasty & Deliberate Attack, Ambush, Target Interdiction)
- Anti-guerrilla operations against the New People's Army
- Counter-terrorist Operations against known Terrorist Groups.
- Anti-terrorist operations against known terror groups operating in their AOR.
- Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence Operations against government destabilizers.
- Disaster Relief, Rescue and Rehabilitation Operations.
- September 2013: JSOG is the lead counter terrorist unit which assaulted MNLF strongholds during the Zamboanga Siege
1.Presidential Unit Streamer Award 2013
2.Presidential Unit Citation Badge