AFP Western Command

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Western Command
Comando Occidental de las FFAA. del Filipinas
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ActiveMarch 28, 2001 – Present
CountryPhilippines Philippines
RoleConventional and Unconventional Warfare, Anti-Guerrilla Operations
Part ofUnder the Armed Forces of the Philippines
Garrison/HQPuerto Princesa, Palawan
Nickname(s)WESCOM
Motto(s)Guardians of the Western Islands
Guardianes de las Islas Occidentales
Mascot(s)Palawan peacock-pheasant
AnniversariesMarch 28
EngagementsAnti-guerilla operations against the NPA, Abu Sayyaf Group and local criminal elements
Websitewww.wescom.mil.ph
Commanders
Current
commander
Lieutenant General Rozzano D. Briguez, AFP
Insignia
Unit PatchWestern Command Emblem

The Western Command, known officially as the WESCOM, is a formation of the Armed Forces of the Philippines' combating Terrorism and Insurgency in the islands of Palawan and Kalayaan, including the disputed Spratly Islands group.

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