DND wants to remove all civilians in Crow Valley | Inquirer News

DND wants to remove all civilians in Crow Valley

/ 06:30 AM June 28, 2018

The Department of Defense (DND) planned to clear Crow Valley in Tarlac province of civilian settlements to turn the former US bombing test site into a training facility for the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told reporters on Tuesday that the military needed a “large area” for joint training exercises by the Army, Navy and Air Force.


“Crow Valley is a military reservation,” Lorenzana said. “It is used for bombing [tests],” he added. “In the first place, they (civilian settlements) should not be there,” Lorenzana said. Jeannette I. Andrade

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