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Aquino to name Navy captain as new PSG chief

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01:48 PM August 30th, 2013

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August 30th, 2013 01:48 PM

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MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III will announce the appointment Friday of his senior military aide as the new chief of the Presidential Security Group (PSG).

The change of command ceremony will be held in Malacañang to formally assign Navy Captain Raul Ubando as the new PSG commander.

Ubando replaces Brigadier General Ramon Mateo Dizon, who was named PSG chief in 2010 when Aquino assumed the presidency.

Dizon, 56, is set to retire on August 31.He was promoted to Brigadier General in April 2012.

Ubando is a member of the Philippine Military Academy class of 1985.

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