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CA confirms AFP chief Centino, 16 other senior officers

/ 12:23 PM January 26, 2022
AFP chief of staff Gen. Andres Centino and 16 senior officers during the plenary session of the Commission on Appointments

Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Andres Centino and 16 senior officers during the plenary session of the Commission on Appointments on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022. Screengrab

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday confirmed the ad interim appointments of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Gen. Andres Centino and 16 other senior officers.

In a hearing before the CA’s plenary session, its Committee on National Defense deliberated on and recommended the approval of the AFP officers’ ad interim appointments.

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Aside from Centino, the ad interim appointment of Lt. Gen. Ernesto Torres Jr., who was recently appointed as the new chief of the military’s Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom), was also confirmed.

Below is the complete list of ad interim appointments approved by the CA:

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Andres C. Centino to the rank of General
Roy M. Galido to the rank of Major General
Connor Anthony D. Canlas Sr. to the rank of Lieutenant General
Pedro C. Balisi Jr. to the rank of Brigadier General
JT T. Bajet to the rank of Brigadier General
Andrew D. Costelo to the rank of Major General
Romeo T. Racadio to the rank of Brigadier General
Romeo S. Brawner Jr. to the rank of Lieutenant General
Jimmy D. Larida to the rank of Brigadier General
Eric E. Nicanor to the rank of Major General
Leandro V. Abeleda III to the rank of Brigadier General
Frederick M. Cutler to the rank of Brigadier General
Ernesto C. Torres Jr. to the rank of Lieutenant General
Aldwine I. Almase to the rank of Brigadier General
Rey B. Alemania to the rank of Brigadier General
Alex S. Rillare to the rank of Major General
Randolph G. Cabangbang to the rank of Brigadier General

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