Evangelista new Socom commander; Pamonag to Solcom
The former commander of Civil Relations Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Monday assumed leadership of the Army’s Special Operations Command (Socom).
Major Gen. Ronnie Evangelista took over the Socom in a turnover rite at the command’s headquarters at Fort Magsaysay.
He replaced Lt. Gen. Danilo Pamonag, now chief of the Southern Luzon Command (Solcom).
Evangelista was the deputy chief of the Eastern Mindanao Command based in Davao City.
Army chief Lt. Gen. Rolando Joselito Bautista led the ceremony with Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana as guest of honor and speaker. —Nikko Dizon