CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City—Newly installed Commander of Peacekeeping Operations Center Col Martin Mercado takes the office symbol from AFP Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations MGen Noel Clement in a turnover of command ceremony held at Camp O’Donnell, Capas, Tarlac on May 10. Col Mercado, former Chief of Territorial Defense Division, OJ3, takes over from Acting Commander Lieutenant Colonel Joel Benedict Batara. Batara led the AFP’s force provider of international peacekeepers after then Commander Col Eugenio Hernandez was reassigned to the Philippine Marines on March 31. (Photo by PO3 Rutao/PAOAFP)