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22 generals, flag officers promoted

AFP Chief of Staff General Emmanuel T. Bautista dons Maj. Gen. Caesar Ronnie F. Ordoyo, Maj. Gen. Roy O. Deveraturda, Maj. Gen. Rustico O. Guerrero, Brig. Gen. Crisologo M. Nayve, and Col. Oscar T. Lactao receive their new ranks in a donning ceremony held Monday at Camp Aguinaldo. Photo by AFP PAO

MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III approved the promotion of 22 generals and flag officers holding key positions in the military including heads of unified area commands.

Promoted to Lieutenant General were Major General Caesar Ronnie F. Ordoyo, the Chief of the Southern Luzon Command; Maj. Gen. Roy O. Deveraturda, Chief of Central Command; and Maj. Gen. Rustico O. Guerrero, Chief of Western Command. They all received their new ranks Monday morning in a donning ceremony at the General Headquarters canopy area, headed by AFP Chief General Emmanuel  Bautista.

The newly promoted generals include Brigadier General Marian C. Aleido, the current and first female Judge Advocate General.

She is the seventh female general from the Technical Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Promoted to the rank of Major General were Brigadier General Crisologo M. Nayve, Brig. Gen. Romeo L. Gapuz, Brig. Gen. Richard C. Siga-an and Brig. Gen. John S. Bonafos while Commodore Jesus C. Millan and Commodore Leopoldo M. Alano were promoted to Rear Admiral.

Promoted to the rank of Brigadier General were Col. Wilfredo S. Bonilla, Col. Francisco M. Patrimonio, Col. Romeo G. Gan, Col. Mayoralgo M. Dela Cruz, Col. John G. Estoesta, Col. Reynaldo R. Castillo, Colonel Oscar T. Lactao, Col. Marian C. Aleido, Col. Rey Leonardo Guerrero.

The new Commodores were Navy Captain Joel T. Dela Cruz, Capt. Roland Joseph S. Mercado, Capt. Antonio A. Habulan, and Capt. Franco Sebastian T. Pan.

AFP Public Affairs chief Major Ramon Zagala welcomed the newly promoted generals and flag officers.

“Promotion in the AFP is a constant, dynamic, and vital process which the organization has to undertake. This is done to ensure that the right key-players are placed in the forefront to maintain the organization’s momentum towards growth and development. It is also part of the military’s campaign of fostering professionalism as a primary trait to enforce adherence to the chain of command which will help the soldiers perform their duties efficiently and effectively,” he said in a statement.

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