Saturday, April 21, 2012

New Army Generals wear their new ranks

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – Three more newly promoted Army generals were donned their new ranks  here Friday, 20 April 2012 through a formal ceremony, an Army official said.
Major Harold Cabunoc, Army spokesperson said that a total of 20 Army officers have received their new ranks from Lt Gen Emmanuel Bautista, Commanding General of the Philippine Army for this year.
Bautista led the donning of ranks ceremony at around 7:30am to the newly promoted Brigadier Generals including Brig Gen Danilo M Servando, Brig Gen Ramon C Cabal and Brig Gen Ramon Mateo U Dizon.
The ceremony that was held in the Army Commander's lounge was attended by senior staff officers and the wives of the promotees.
Servando is currently the Deputy Commander of the Army Support Command while Cabal serves as the Quarter Master General in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). 
Dizon on the other hand is the Commander of the Presidential Security Group, a special force ensuring the security and safety of the Commander in Chief, President Benigno Simeon Aquino, III.
Last April 04, seventeen other Generals were donned with their new ranks as Major Generals, Brigadier Generals and Lieutenant Generals.
Designating the right people in the military key positions is crucial, thus, the promotion of senior military officers. 
It is to ensure that momentum is maintained and efforts are intensified in bringing peace and stability in the country. 

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