CAMP GEN EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City (DWDD) – The AFP welcomes the designation of Lt Gen Eduardo Manahan Año as the 48th Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
According to Marine Colonel Edgard Arevalo, Chief of AFP Public Affairs Office, Gen Año is a seasoned Commander, a well-revered leader, and an acclaimed manager.
His wealth of knowledge and experience in combat, intelligence, and civil military operations will certainly make a significant mark in the AFP’s pursuit and accomplishment of its mission.
Arevalo said that the position Gen Año has held and the awards that were bestowed upon him speaks well of his fitness to serve in the highest position and the AFP’s echelon of command.
“Every soldier, sailor, marines, and airmen commit to Gen Año their support for an unfaltering and unwavering cooperation in all his endeavors. “In the same breath, we join him in wishing his immediate predecessor, General Ricardo Visaya all the best in the next chapter of his life after hanging his military uniform” Arevalo added. PAO AFP / MCAG / Photos by Pfc Junnel C Ramos, Pfc Jay Mar R Tiwing and Pfc Charlito B Tunggak – CMOG PA – Public Affairs Class 31-2016