Both have also stated that they missed being far away from their loved ones. Cariño added, the 15IB is now in the process of filing their documents, enrolling them to the government’s Enhanced-Comprehensive Local Integration Program, which would help them in reintegrating them back into the society./PN Lieutenant Colonel Erwin Cariño, 15IB commander, identified the two as 45-year-old Hermosilla Villamor, a front committee member of the NPA’s South West Front in Negros; and 27-year-old Teody Manorte, a squad leader of the SYP platoon of the NPA’s South West Front. Cariño said Villamor was the former finance and medical officer of the insurgents, and also previously served as Party Committee in Bohol, before becoming a political guide to the SYP platoon. When questioned by the army as to why they surrendered, both have stated they have become increasingly dissatisfied with the NPA’s ideological hopes and dwindling leadership. BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL BAÑAGA The two surrendered through the efforts of the Community Support Program of the 15IB in Barangay Sangke in the town Hinoba-an in Negros Occidental. BACOLOD City – Two high-ranking members of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to the Philippine Army’s 15th Infantry Battalion (15IB) in Hinoba-an, Negros Occidental.