Capas, Tarlac – The Philippine Army’s Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) under Maj. Gen. Herminigildo Francisco C. Aquino has installed Col. Edgardo C. Palma as the new Director of the Doctrine Center; and Col. Gilmar N. Galicia as the new Chief, Governance Strategy Management Office (GSMO), during joint turnover ceremony at Headquarters TRADOC Camp O’Donnell, Capas, Tarlac at 9:00 a.m., February 3, 2017.
TRADOC Commander Maj. Gen. Herminigildo Francisco C. Aquino presided the joint turnover ceremony. He emphasized the essential duties and responsibilities of the concerned offices for TRADOC’s growth path to a world-class institution. “Doctrine tells us how we will fight today’s wars while GSMO tells us how to be the future Army we envision ourselves to be”. MGen. Aquino said
MGen. Aquino congratulated Col. Rynell R. More, the former Director of Doctrine Center and Col. Abundio C. Caracas, the former Chief, GSMO for the job well-done.
GSMO is a personal staff of the commander on matters pertaining to governance, strategy alignment, scorecard development, strategy evaluation and strategic communication.
Doctrine Center is a subordinate unit of TRADOC that capacitates a commander to execute campaigns, battles, and engagements. Moreover, it is the starting point from which a commander develops solutions and options to address the specific war fighting demands and challenges faced within the conduct of operations.