- Published: 02 December 2013
CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City – Major General John S. Bonafos officially assumes as the new Commander, Central Command (CENTCOM) today in a turnover ceremony held at CENTCOM Headquarters in Cebu City, replacing Lt. Gen. Roy Deveraturda.
In the turnover ceremony, MGen Bonafos said “Visayas region will rise up. We shall see the active involvement of both citizenry and government. I accept the challenge with much hope rather than faith. Sa pagbangon Ng visayas, Mabuhay tayong lahat.”
- Published: 26 November 2013
TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte – Being the driver of a KM-450 troop carrier truck that brought nine other soldiers to the coastal municipality of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, Pfc Jomar Jay L Rodin is literally the first soldier to reach the town that first experienced the wrath of monster typhoon Yolanda during her first landfall Friday morning, November 8, 2013.
The squad belonging to the 14th Infantry Battalion was sent to Guiuan for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR).
- Published: 25 November 2013
CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) welcomes 140 new 2nd Lieutenants from the three major services; Army, Air Force and Navy as they graduate from their respective Officer Candidate Courses (OCCs) today at the AFP Theatre.
The President and AFP Commander-in-Chief, Benigno S. Aquino III attended as the Guest of Honor and Speaker. This is the first time President Aquino attended the joint graduation ceremony of the OCC. He was assisted by the AFP Chief of Staff, General Emmanuel T. Bautista, and Secretary of National Defense, Voltaire T. Gazmin in the distribution of diplomas and presentation of awards.