About 11th CMO Battalion

BRIDGING THE GAP - Your Enabling BAYANIHAN Partner for Peace and Development in LUZON Major Island Group

The 11th Civil-Military Operations “Kaugnayan” Battalion (11CMOBn) of the Civil-Military Operations Regiment (CMOR), PA formerly known as Civil-Military Operations Battalion, National Capital Region, a true pioneering Battalion specializes in Community Support Program-White Area Operations (CSP-WAO) and the employment of Civil-Military Operation Special Enabler Platoon (CMOSEP) in order to deradicalize and address the insurgency problem in the National Capital Region and Luzon in general. It is a Unit that is prepared to provide Civil-Military support to the Philippine Army Major Units in Luzon Island.

Commanding Officer, 11th CMO Battalion, Civil-Military Operations Regiment, Philippine Army


LTC GENE R ORENSE, INFANTRY, GENERAL STAFF COURSE, PHILIPPINE ARMY, is the 11th Commanding Officer of the 11th Civil-Military Operations Battalion, CMO Regiment, PA, which is operationally controlled by Joint Task Force – National Capital Region.

LTC ORENSE is a proud product of Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at Divine Word College of Legazpi (DWCL) wherein he was designated as Corps Commander of DWCL ROTC in 1997. After finishing the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at DWCL he took up the Probationary Officer Training Course Class 05 “BAGWIS” – 1998 in Headquarters, Army Reserve Command in Camp Riego De Dios, Tanza, Cavite, after which he was Commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the Reserve Force. In the year 2001, he entered the Officer Candidate School and took up Officer Candidate Course Class 22 “SANLAYON” - 2002 in Tanay, Rizal. Upon graduation from his pre-entry military training he spent most of his military career in various CMO-related positions, which immensely contributed to the peace and development efforts of the AFP.


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