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Igorot Marine Corporal Gener Tinangag's Heroic Sacrifice

Corporal Gener Tinangag, an Igorot Marine from Barlig, Mountain Province, was posthumously awarded the Medal for Valor.

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PFC Gener Tinangag: Igorot Marine killed in the line of duty awarded the Medal for Valor.

Corporal Gener Tinangag, an Igorot Marine from Barlig, Mountain Province, was posthumously awarded the Medal for Valor, the Philippines' highest military honor, for his heroic sacrifice during the Marawi siege in 2017.

Tinangag was part of a Marine unit that was tasked with clearing a building that was occupied by enemy forces. As the unit was advancing, they came under heavy fire from the enemy. Tinangag was shot in the stomach, but he refused to retreat. Instead, he continued to advance and rescue his wounded comrades.

Despite being wounded, Corporal Tinangag single-handedly saved the lives of four Marines, and he even carried one of them to safety on his back. He then went back to the kill zone to recover the body of a fallen comrade.

Tinangag's heroic sacrifice was not in vain. His actions inspired his fellow Marines and helped to turn the tide of the battle. The Marawi siege was a long and bloody conflict, but Tinangag's bravery helped to ensure that the city was eventually liberated from the enemy.

PFC Gener C. Tinangag PN(M), Igorot marine, awarded Medal for Valor for his heroism during the Marawi Siege in 2017.

Tinangag's heroic sacrifice is a testament to his courage and his willingness to put the lives of his comrades before his own. He is a true hero, and his story will be remembered for generations to come.

Corporal Tinangag's Medal for Valor is a testament to his bravery and his selfless act of heroism. He is a true hero, and his story is a reminder of the sacrifices that our soldiers make to protect our country.

The Medal for Valor is the Philippines' highest military honor, and it is awarded to military personnel who have distinguished themselves by acts of conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty. Corporal Tinangag's actions clearly met these criteria, and he is a worthy recipient of this prestigious award.

Corporal Tinangag's story is a reminder of the courage and sacrifice that our soldiers show every day. He is a true hero, and his story is one that should be told and remembered.

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