AFP chief Gapay, 29 other senior officers get CA nod | Inquirer News

AFP chief Gapay, 29 other senior officers get CA nod

/ 01:49 PM September 02, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The powerful Commission of Appointments (CA) on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of the staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay and the ad interim appointments of 29 other military officers.

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Before the CA’s plenary session, the body’s Committee on National Defense deliberated on and recommended the approval of Gapay’s nomination as well as the ad interim appointments of 29 other senior AFP officers.

AFP commissioned officers take oath: Commissioned officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines take their oath Wednesday, September 2, 2020, during the confirmation process before the Commission on Appointments’ Committee on National Defense. The bicameral body deliberated on the nomination of 30 AFP officers, led by Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay. (Alex Nueva España/Senate PRIB)

AFP commissioned officers take oath: Commissioned officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines take their oath Wednesday, September 2, 2020, during the confirmation process before the Commission on Appointments’ Committee on National Defense. The bicameral body deliberated on the nomination of 30 AFP officers, led by Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay. (Alex Nueva España/Senate PRIB)

Below is the list of ad interim appointments of AFP officers confirmed by the CA:

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  • Franco Nemesio Gacal to the rank of Lieutenant General
  • Jose Faustino Jr. to the rank of Lieutenant General
  • Gilbert Saret to the rank of Major General
  • Alfredo Rosario Jr. to the rank of Major General
  • Jaime Datuin to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
  • Hilario de Vera to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Navy-Marines
  • John de Villa to the rank of Captain, Philippine Navy
  • Stephen Tabulla to the rank of Captain, Philippine Navy
  • Jose Rene Nartates to the rank of Captain, Philippine Navy
  • Filomeno Carreon to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Navy-Marines
  • Emerson delos Santo to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Navy-Marines
  • Rogelio Jercio Bonagua to the ranks of Colonel, Dental Service
  • Franc Mananquil to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
  • Rolando Paredes to the rank of Colonel, Philippines Army
  • Ma. Noel Tolentino to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
  • Levi Carane to the rank of Captain, Philippine Navy
  • Mateo Carido to the rank of Captain, Philippine Navy
  • Norsal Dimaporo to the rank of Captain, Philippine Navy
  • Romel Marcos to the rank of Captain, Philippine Navy
  • Ariel Palisoc to the rank of Captain, Philippine Navy
  • Edwina Lucresia Taylor o the rank of Captain, Philippine Navy
  • Stephen Cabanlet to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Navy-Marines
  • Zaldy Dioneda to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Navy-Marines
  • Dennis Hernandez to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Navy-Marines
  • Joel Lazo the rank of Colonel, Philippine Navy-Marines
  • Joseph Tobias to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Navy-Marines
  • Allan Gulapa to the rank of Colonel, Nurse Corps
  • Eisen Perdido to the rank of Colonel, Dental Service
  • Enerito Lebeco to the rank of Colonel, Philippines Army
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