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Bautista new AFP chief

Son of a general killed by Moro rebels in 1977

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GENERAL’S SON Army Chief Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Bautista is the new Armed Forces chief of staff, Malacañang announced on Tuesday. Inquirer photo

The son of a general who was killed by Moro rebels 35 years ago is the next chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Lt. Gen. Emmanuel T. Bautista was a freshman cadet at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) when his father was killed.

On Tuesday, President Aquino named him AFP chief of staff.

Bautista, the bemedaled commanding general of the Philippine Army, will take over as the 44th AFP chief of staff at the turnover of command on Thursday, three days ahead of the mandatory retirement of Gen. Jessie D. Dellosa, according to deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte.

Bautista is the son of the late Brig. Gen. Teodulfo Bautista, who was killed along with 33 other military officers and men, by rebels of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), on Oct. 10, 1977, in Patikul, Sulu province.

The elder Bautista was lured by Usman Sali, an MNLF commander, into a meeting in Patikul with a promise to talk about a ceasefire. To show his goodwill, Teodulfo Bautista came to the meeting unarmed. Only one soldier survived the massacre.

“I will only have closure on my father’s death if we forge a lasting peace with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF),” Bautista said over dinner with Philippine Daily Inquirer reporters and editors last November.

The Aquino administration had by then just signed a Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro with the MILF.

Bautista had said that he continues to visit the site where his father and his men were killed, more than 30 years after their deaths.

Class of 1981

Bautista is a graduate of the PMA. He belongs to the “Dimalupig” Class of 1981, just like Alan Purisima, the newly appointed director general of the Philippine National Police.

Previously, Bautista was commander of the 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army, deputy chief of staff for operations, a brigade commander (702nd Infantry Brigade, 7th Infantry Division), and assistant deputy chief of staff for plans and program.

Bautista, who completed his master’s degree in public administration at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, has 26 Military Merit Medals, five Military Commendation Medals, two Distinguished Service Star Awards, two Gold Cross Medals, one Bronze Cross Medal, two Combat Commander “K” Badges, among many other awards and commendations.

He was also a graduate of a war fighting course at the Joint Forces Staff College in Virginia, USA, and a tactics course in New Zealand.

Thanks to Dellosa

“We thank outgoing AFP Chief of Staff Dellosa for having served the country and our uniformed personnel with exemplary dedication and commitment,” Malacañang said in a statement.

“We look forward to the stint of the incoming AFP chief of staff in continuing the reforms set in motion by the President and implemented by his predecessors in advancing the interests of our soldiers and the enhancement of the defense capabilities of our country,” it said.

Commissioned on March 15, 1981, Bautista will retire on July 20, 2014. He was born in Quezon City on July 20, 1958. He is married to Bernardita P. Bautista.

Prior to his appointment as Army chief in November 2011, Bautista, who will turn 55 in July, had been assigned to various posts around the country, but never in Sulu.

After graduating from the PMA in 1981 he readily asked to be assigned in Sulu with the 1st Infantry Division, the unit his father commanded before his death. His request was denied and, as a compromise, he was assigned to Lanao del Norte,  another province in Mindanao.

As a lieutenant, Bautista served in Mindanao as a platoon leader of the 26th Infantry Battalion from 1981 to 1983. He also saw action in the Visayas as the leader of the 7th Scout Ranger Company from 1987 to 1989.

He was also the commander of the 702nd Infantry Brigade of the 7th Infantry Division, which cleared areas in Central Luzon of communist influence from 2008 to 2009.

Appointment welcomed

The military on Tuesday welcomed the appointment  of Bautista.

“We are confident that Lieutenant General Bautista would be able to continue the current programs, initiatives and reforms being undertaken by the AFP for the fulfillment of the goals of Internal Peace and Security Plan Bayanihan and the accomplishment of its constitutional mandate,” said military spokesperson Col. Arnulfo Burgos in a statement.

It was Bautista himself who crafted IPSP Bayanihan, the current anti-insurgency campaign of the government anchored on a multi-sectoral effort of “winning the peace” instead of carrying out a bloody campaign to end the decades-long insurgency problem of the country.

Bautista’s focus on “winning the peace” takes root in the violent death of his father.

Bautista is also focused on reforming the image of the Army, and now as military chief, expectedly the entire Armed Forces.

He was very supportive of the Army Transformation Road Map, which he said aims to change the “tarnished” image of the Army because of allegations of human rights violations, among others.

Burgos said Bautista’s appointment as AFP chief of staff was “timely as the implementation of the IPSP Bayanihan shifts to high gear on its third year of implementation.”

“Being the chief architect of IPSP Bayanihan and now at the helm of the AFP, we are highly optimistic that he will be able to lead and enable the organization to make vital progress and significant developments that will help the organization and its partner agencies and stakeholders to achieve the shared goals of a just and lasting peace for our country,” Burgos said.

Moreover, the AFP is hopeful that under Bautista’s leadership, the military’s modernization and capability upgrade program will “further take a momentous step forward in our intent to achieve a minimum credible defense posture,” Burgos said.  With Frances Mangosing, INQUIRER.net

Sources: Inquirer Archives

Originally posted at 05:45 pm | Tuesday, January 15, 2013


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  • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

    d ba tumalab yung press release kahapon nung ibang contenders?

    • batangpaslit

      hahaha…
      di, sana, naki pag pustahan tayo kung sino ang mapusoan ni PNoy.
      kaya lang ala Jueteng ang gawaing makipag pusta
      maratrat pa tayo…hehehe

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    Hmm.. good resume. Good luck General Bautista, Sir!   

    • batangpaslit

      i second the motion

  • tarikan

    The revolving door policy goes on. When will it stop? Gen. Bautista will be the fourth AFP chief to be appointed by PNoy. By the looks of it he (PNoy) could well appoint more than half a dozen chiefs. Calling congressmen especially Cong. Biazon to resurrect your bill on this issue. A mandatory three and half year term would be reasonable. That way an incumbent president has to appoint an AFP chief only twice during his/her watch. Also the chief will have some incentives to formulate polices that will have time to take root. Aren’t you annoyed Malacanan(g) by some chiefs who serve for only a few months? 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYX4ZTAV4BUGW2RIMT45CPYBGA Pio Gante

      present legislators should come up with measures that will set mandatory term limits on cs appointments, say 3 years each to be rotated among the major armed services.

      • batangpaslit

        good point—the mandatory term limits
        the rotary system, however, you proposed, paano Bro kung ang present batch of Commanding Generals sa Air Force, sa Navy, at sa Army ay mas magaling ang taga Air Force?
        we might end up with a mediocre CoS if we chose the other service commander because it is their turn?
        your concept is worth exploring though

    • tata_boy

      matagal ko ng sinabi iyan pero nag-tengang kawali lang si Pnoy, puro inutil kasi ang nakapaligid sa kanya, KKK kuno.

      • batangpaslit

        ipatuloy lang ang laban, baka in the medium run may tenga na matanggalan ng tutule
        hehehe..

    • batangpaslit

      brilliant blog
      mag letter writing tayo Bro sa Congress, sa Senate, at sa lahat ng mga kinaukolan

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYX4ZTAV4BUGW2RIMT45CPYBGA Pio Gante

    although this one’s already a done deal long before the announcement came out, mr. bautista still deserves our congratulations

    • batangpaslit

      sana Tsong naki pag wager tayo kahapon….di, sana panalo tayo.
      kaya lang, baka maratrat tayo dahil ala Jueteng ang ginawa natin eh
      hahaha…

  • $14141131

    Anti-insurgency architect? The anti-insurgency campaign is a dismal failure. After more than half a century they are still there. 

    • batangpaslit

      dapat merong social transformation component sa anti-insurgency program.
      hangga’t hindi maayos ang injustice na umiiral sa bansa natin, siguradong may mamundok

    • BrowsingAndSawThis

      I DARE ASK what will be left for the AFP to fight if there wasn’t insurgency? How can the million funds be justified? What will all the thousands of military men do?

      • $14141131

        If there are no insurgents, the military can help build homes, roads and other infrastructure. The can assist in disaster areas and calamities. 

  • daniboy2012

    anti- insurgency architect… puro drawing!!!!

    • batangpaslit

      kulang nga tayo pagdating sa execution of well laid out plans
      tulad ng mga tax law
      hindi siguro kailangan na taon-taon mag taas tayo ng tax rate.
      i think, if we only carry out effective collection, minus tongpats and other forms of lagay, mayaman ang bayan natin
      harinawa may pagbabago kahit sa Armed Forces man lamang

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bryan-Kevin-O-Tung/1140574834 Bryan Kevin O. Tung

    Revolving door policy of gloria is continued by penoy.

    • concern_filipino

      You are acting like a very intelligent person. In regards with this appointment, you may have in mind a better person to take over?

  • tata_boy

    naku po, taga-PMA ito, he-he-he, wala tayong mahihita rito. may nangyari ba sa mga kampanya niya laban sa NPA? WALA, bagkus, lumakas pa nga ang extortion activities ng mga ito lalo kapag ganitong may halalan. I wonder kung may kotong si Bote sa mga NPA, nagtatanong lang po. At present, pakisabi nga po ang networth ni Bote?

  • opinyonlangpo

    A chance to redeem the infamous PMA grads.

    • batangpaslit

      harinawa

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Chaw-Manganip/100000700871227 Chaw Manganip

    MABUHAY ANG MGA PMAERS KAU ANG PAGASA NG BAYAN

    • Summerspice

      Not all PMAyers are the hope of the country.There are PMAyers who are serving and have served the country with dedication and integrity.And there are PMAyers who were eaten up by the system and prone to corruption.

      • batangpaslit

        yes….selectively may mga PMAers who had been a disappointment
        alam mo, Bro, one Baguio Alumna I admire is General Alex Aguirre.
        he even made as Number 11 in the Bar exams.
        valedictorian sa Class nila
        walang derogatory record sa kanyang military career.
        pero, hindi man lang sia napusoan na maging Chief-of-Staff of the Armed Forces,
        or be designated as the first Chief, Philippine National Police
        hindi napili si General Aguirre kasi hindi sia umamen kay Pepeng Cojuangco nang panahon ni Pres Cory

      • Summerspice

         I agree with what you said.I had the chance to talk to General Aguirre before in relation to my work .He is very smart, humble ,and approachable.There are few good men who won’t succombed to the pressures of the ruling elites.By the way,I’m a She not a Bro..

    • batangpaslit

      dapat lang
      imagine, they completed their studies in the Academy with everything free.
      from board and lodging, uniforms, may allowance pa
      after graduation, they have jobs waiting for them. guaranteed employment
      may ranggo pa

  • Summerspice

     WOW!What an impressive record!

    • batangpaslit

      if the General could match his impeccable records with equally impeccable performance as CoS, i think, we will have a reinvigorated AFP
      problema, ano ang mgawa sa loob ng isang taon. parang learning curve nia pa lang ang first year as the top honcho of the Armed Forces

      • Summerspice

         Let’s wait and see what he can do to improve the Armed forces.

  • pasaway008ako

    Dapat sana, dalawang (2) taon na manunungkulan bilang chief of staff dahil kung isang taon lang kulang iyan. Hindi niya matatapos ang gusto niyang gawin sa loob ng isang taon. Mag-uumpisa pa lang siya sa gusto niyang mangyari ay mag-re-retire na.

    • batangpaslit

      dagdagan mo Bro….three years.
      tama ka. the first year, parang “orientation” nia pa lang.
      makabuelo lang sia on the second year

  • batangsulpok

    Lumang tugtugin na ito dahil si Bautista ay PMAer kaya status quo pa rin sa AFP, kung baga, walang pagbabago dahil hawak nila ang halos lahat ng matataas na position kaya mistah-mistah sila, parang magkukumpare o magkukumare, ok lahat.

    • batangpaslit

      abangan natin, Bro, kung tutuo sia sa kanyang panunungkulan.

      karamihan talaga na naging CoS ay galing sa PA….mantakin mo ang manpower ng Army as oposed to Air Force and Navy?
      the Air Force and the Navy can only drop bombs from planes and bombardment from naval boats.
      but to occupy the land, the invader needs Infantry foces.

      tutuo naman siguro si Gen Bautista—hindi madadala sa mga sulsol

  • VeryDisgusted2

    He has a good foundation especially in civil relations. I hope he will do good as a Chief of Staff.

  • batangpaslit

    ano kaya ang mgawa ang bagong Chief of Staff sa loob nang isang taon? akala ko merong tenure of service pag na appoint as CoS, or even as Chief, PNP para naman may magawa ang naka puesto.
    tingin ko tuloy parang dekorasyon lang ang maging CoS.

    at any rate, sana naman we will have a motivated Armed Forces hindi lang mahilig sa mga pabaon o mag tongpats sa mga procurment ng military hardware

    GODspeed General. your surname is the surname of my grandnanny too.

  • $18209031

    Commander namin si Gen Bautista sa 3rd ID . Congrats nimo sir ! E increase lang ang budget namin sa 11th IB intel group, salamat ho sir. I hope you dont get into corruption like the rest of the top military brass in AFP history.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004175859929 Joan Gallamoy

    SIR, i salute  U coz R A GOOD MODLE or LEADER and CHIEF OF AFP,not only AFP but for US,
    this generation  kayo na ang CHIEF kaya nyo kaya ihandle lahat  ang mga taohan nyo o mga tao na Pasaway bilang isang CHIEF para naman mabago ang image ng mga tao sa mga AFP,…..lalo na sa mga AFP NA…………………………..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

    Lesson learned: Never trust a Muslim.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

    As usual and as expected, revolving door policy na naman. Di magtatagal yan sa pwesto, magreretire na pala in just a matter of months. Paano magkaka foundation ang mga reforms sa AFP eh, paiba iba ng Chief of Staff every now and then. 

  • Putakte Naman

    Sana mabago mo masamang imahen bg Afp at mga naging kurap na namuno katulad nila (secret). At pati narin ng pma na sinira nina secret din! Baguhin para ikaw na rin magiging susunod na pangulo para mawala ang mga kurap na nagbabalak tumakbo sa 2016 kagaya nila secret! Burahin mo ang nga secret na yan para mag first world nsman tayo!

  • Roberto Ladao

    General Bautista story is triump over tragedy. Mon Tolfu, alway write about
    this story, a group of military lured my MNLF to talk peace only to betrayed, and slaughtered. No offense to my Muslic brother.

  • disqusted0fu

    Didn’t see words in the article such as a shooting buddy, a classmate in high school, a close friend of the family, etc. etc. A good appointment hopefully.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FLJTDAJBXYODZXD5KAK76UT73Q Nerraw

    Right time to crush out MILF, MNLF, Abu sayyaff, extremist they are all the same. Sana tulad si Pinoy kay Erap, durog na sana ang mga iyan. Peace talks at ceasefires, ginagamit lang ng mga mokong na ito para magpalakas ulit ng pwersa. History will speak… 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FPVUYCML46QCAJM5N2O4GNID24 tony

    His father was dumb to have trusted his enemies and enter his enemy’s camp unarmed. All the moro rebels at that time keeled over laughing their heads off due to the stupidity of their enemy the AFP. And to think that the AFP even trains their future officers in a formal miltary academy and yet they still produce inept officers like Bautista. With the ascension of another PMA alum to the AFP CJCS, same old same old – conversion continues, the Abu Sayyaf and MILF continue to thrive and best of all the country continues to fund a military that is incapable of defending the nation against external threats. IT TRULY IS MORE FUN IN THE PHILIPPINES.

    • Barak_O

      i say your father is dumber

      and your mother dumbest

      • Crysis_III

        hahaha. dumb and dumber pala yang si Tony.

    • barok

       war freak dumbass.

    • kapalkupal

      tony tawag ka ng ate mo. labhan mo daw panty nya dahil meron syang performance mamaya.

  • Leonardof

    The tarnished image of the military is primarily due to corruption, followed by ineptness and inefficiency as proven by the kill ratio in favor of the insurgents that resulted in many encounters, and perhaps of  the over-rated human rights violations spoused by human rigths activists and of media hype.

    It makes us wonder why  the incoming CS did not touch on the matter of corruption. Is it because the brotherhood in the Philippine Millionaires Academy more important than the “daang matuwid”?.

    • Taiko_Kauna

      pma’ers adhered too much to the “code of omerta”, they are protective of their own, kaya hindi matigil ang nakawan

    • tarikan

      Show me an active or retired general whether in the military or the police who is not well to do (well to do in this context is in tens of millions of pesos in assets) and I will let the doubters break my one and only ball hahaha!

  • $18209031

    Ang daming achievements ni General. Yan ang turo nila sa PMA, to accumulate all the awards and accolades , tradisyon sa mga PMAers para in preparation maging general  at ang labas maging magnanakaw pala.

    Basta nasa pusisyon ka na, doon na lumabas ang pagkamangtas mga yan. Position of power begets corruption.  Ganon ang palakad sa Kayumangmang Tagaleg Govt noong pa yan since the founding of Independence 1946.

    • batangsulpok

      Mahirap mawala ang corruption dahil halos PMAers ang may hawak o nakapuwesto sa AFP kaya kaniya-kaniyang takipan ng baho.  Isa pa, ang lifestyle ng isang General ay parang milyonaryo na panay ang biyahe, may per diem pa, kasama ang Misis lalo sa abroad para mag-shopping at ang military personnel na personal na nagsisilbi sa kaniya at pamilya ay umaabot sa 12-15, aide-de-camp na opisyal, mga drivers, bantay at katulong sa bahay o quarters kaya paano pag mag-retire, kailangang mangupit kasi maliit lang ang sahod?

      • $18209031

        Kaya ang tawag na bayan ay Republika ng Luzon. Lahat nakapuesto dyan sa matataas sa gobyerno ay tagalegleg -Ilocano- Bicolano tandem. The first two are the ruling tribes since 1946. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/MV4JC4DEGZJQKBIJMWEZ4KOKRE Arnel

        Baka taga-Legleg, San Juan, La Union, lakay.  He, he, he.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

        karamihan dugong ilokano.. then iyong tagalegleg mo…

      • tarikan

        PU..keyng-inanam lakay DakuUtin, tumpak yang sinabi mo hahaha! Isa pa ang PMA ay naging Pangasinan Military Academy na or karamihan ang tinatanggap ay mga ilokaok. Nung panahon ni Apo Lakay Ferdie talagang namayagpag ang mga ilokaok. Sorry mga ading totooo naman.

      • batangsulpok

        Tama ka Kabayan dahil noong nasa serbisyo ako sa PA nang 1960-70’s, halos mga opisyal ay taga-Pangasinan at Ilocos lalo na mga PMAers.  Remember yun Villanueva brothers, tatlo sila na puro PMAers at nag-General lahat, kung di ako nagkakamali ay Ilokano o Pangasinense sila.

      • SG0609

         aba e ilagay mo si Misuari sa mindanao…ang tagal mo naman!!!!
         kung ako lang ang masusunod, papayag na ako na ihiwalay ang mindanao sa pilipinas!!!! at lahat ng muslim sa luzon bumalik sa lugar nila…pwe!!! at dadaan sila sa masusing inspeksiyon sa immigration kung pupunta sila sa pilipinas…pwe ulit

    • carlorocci

      Loko-loko….kupalers utin mo….

  • parengtony

    Congrats, General Bautista. Good luck.

  • Julio7

    During the Jabidah Massacre, the young and aggressive then 1st Lt. Eduardo Batalla was the M-30 calibre gunner for the 68 Muslim trainees, killed in a cold blood in Corregidor. Batalla became a general and was assigned in SouthCom (Zamboanga) – a better place to fight with Muslim insurgency. But Battala cannot escape his act on Muslim, as there was a blood on his hand. He was killed by Rizal Alih, a Muslim patrolman during the Zamboanga Cawa-Cawa siege.

    Plenty PMAyers died in Sulu, and most of them a fresh graduates and have no experience in actual combat with Tausog.

    If younger Bautista agreed to be assigned to Sulu after his father’s death, I reckon, it will be the same end result as his father – a turbulent death!

  • TinimbangNgunitKulang

    God bless him in proving that his father did not die in vain.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

    just look at the Mindanao insurgency.  the longest insurgency in the world. WHY? there is where money is…!  when there is war,  there is a justification for budget.  just look at the allegation that General Sabban of the Philippine Navy – Marines owns a villa in Australia.  tsk, tsk, tsk !!!!!!!!

    • Magsasaka

       well said

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

    And just look at what happened to the case of Navy Lt. Nancy Gadian  a whistle blower and how it died in the PRESS.  All is silent in the western front huh… allegedly the PMA/Military Mafia chipped in cash and gave it to her to keep her quiet.  Top MAFIA heirarchy wants her head but its too late to suicide her.  tsk, tsk…

    • Magsasaka

       she’s in hiding because the government she wants to protects against the philippine magnanakaw association is not protecting her

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EA7TIY7PYXEU5UOXG2K5CY5F64 Eric

    This position should have a fixed- term of at least four years and should not be limited to retirement age. So what if the right candidate is 60yo? A fixed- term ensures continuity, see through initiatives until completion…..at every four years Lang ang pabaon, not yearly.

  • tarikan

    Gen. Bautista, the fourth AFP Chief to be appointed by PNoy and he is only in the middle of his term. Some lucky chiefs serve more than a year but mostly only in few months. So how can the poor fellow formulate his lasting legacy? He is barely warming his seat and its pabaon errr paalam time. Can’t congress introduce a bill to fix the term of the AFP Chief of Staff for say 3.5 years so the sitting president can appoint only twice during his watch and some sense of policy continuity could be achieved? The administration hardly knows the guy and just in a few blinks he is gone. 

  • SG0609

     aba e ilagay mo si Misuari sa mindanao…ang tagal mo naman!!!!
     kung ako lang ang masusunod, papayag na ako na ihiwalay ang mindanao sa pilipinas!!!! at lahat ng muslim sa luzon bumalik sa lugar nila…pwe!!! at dadaan si sa masusing inspeksiyonsa immigratio kung pupunta sila sa pilipinas…pwe ulit

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EA7TIY7PYXEU5UOXG2K5CY5F64 Eric

      Pre alam mo bang minority ang mga Muslim sa Mindanao?
      Nakasakay ka na ba ng eroplano?

      • SG0609

         haha…baket eroplano? e hindi lang naman eroplano ang transportasyon papuntang mindanao obob ka talaga…ano ngayon kung minority sila? mas maingay naman sila…buti na lang konti sila d2 sa luzon…kundi napakalaking problema idudulot nila…

  • lemon88

    Abangan ang susunod na kabanata. Yung subordinates nya c Col Abang involved sa Atimonan shootout. C Gen Bautista kaya anong klaseng mentalidad meron sya?

  • bogli_anakdami

    nakupo,,, under review daw ang aking post ni “moderator”…  dapat reviewhin ni moderator ang mga”news” nila dito sa PDI para sila eh paniwalaan ng aking mga flips…

  • Philcruz

    I laud the AFP and this Administration for such a quiet non-controversial AFP regime. One hardly even remembers who the AFP Chief is. So unlike Gloria’s AFP regime.

  • Yobhtron

    Congratulations to Lt. Gen. Emmanuel T. Bautista.  Good luck sir!

  • medyobaliw

    Manny was an MBA graduate of UP Diliman not MPA. Congrats… a worthy son to a great father!

  • MCattermole

    Congratulations Sir! For good governance!

  • Htee

    Magkano na kaya ang padespedida, or pabaon, doon sa umalis???

    Nagtatanong lang, huwag naman kayo magagalit, baka ratratan nyo ako ha….
    Peace lang…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004175859929 Joan Gallamoy

    Sir, lahat ng mga tao inaasahan ang pgba2go ng image ng mga PMA,PNP,SPECIALY the AFP at sana hnd mabigo ang mga tagahaga nyo sa pagupo nyo bilang ISANG CHIEF of STAFF,or AFP.
    LALO na sa mga  nasa province na AFP ……………………………………..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/WTIRTIXLBR5X47RMVKB3T43SWA charles

    sana walang “bonus” o “pabaon” sa mga magreretirong AFP bigwigs this time…

  • opinyonlangpo

    If this one screws up, maybe it is better to shut down the PMA instead of producing corrupt and undisciplined military leadership. Try putting a chess player to lead the AFP, there might be a chance to improve it.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WQ2PMGT677Q6OSFB4XSKW6IS4A Emmanuel

      inggit ka lang yata sa mga peemayers bro

      • opinyonlangpo

        Here’s one of the infamous PMA grads.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/GTVNMZR22PGMS55WQPIJTYB4IY Jaime

        time for you to go back to sleep and keep on dreaming.

      • Komen To

        My cousin is a clean PMAyer and he does not approve of the anomalous pabaon and issues among his Mistahs. If you are a PMAyers, you should know the code of ethics and will not write a comment saying “inggit”. You’re a shame to the Filipino race.

      • rouelcalzita

        Mean to say you don’t fell of envy to your brothers, sisters, relatives & friends of w/c their standing in condition of living than you?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/GTVNMZR22PGMS55WQPIJTYB4IY Jaime

      I agree.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    USO PA BA PABAON NGAYON!! 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/GTVNMZR22PGMS55WQPIJTYB4IY Jaime

    Bautista, you are commanding a bunched of armed boy scouts.  Clean it up and make it repectable.

  • goldilock

    For the Future of Philippines. Secure its perimeter.

    First order. Secure Philippines 200 mile EEZ. 

  • Komen To

    I wonder how he would discipline the military personnel involved in Quezon massacre. 2 members of PAF got killed. Another tough issue is the security in Scarborough shoal. So much to deal with for the new boss

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZBQABEZDMNJ4ZRMG6MEPYGYDPU FELICIANO

    |I knew him personally as an honest and dedicated person. I pray that you can bring back the people’s trust and confidence with the AFP. Congratulations and Salute!!!



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