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Army dons star ranks to 13 new generals

pa-logoFORT BONIFACIO, Metro Manila – Thirteen senior officers of the Philippine Army donned with their new star ranks during the flag raising ceremony held here Monday, April 10, 2017.

Promoted to Major General was Arnel B. Dela Vega, Commander of the 6th Infantry Division.
Promoted to Brigadier Generals were Felipe B. Bejar Jr., Commander of the 51st Engineering Brigade; Perfecto M. Rimando Jr., Commander of the 801st Infantry Brigade; Glorivine R. Dida, Assistant Deputy Commander of the 2nd Infantry Division; Fernando T. Trinidad, Commander of the 903rd Infantry Brigade; Francisco F. Mendoza Jr., Commander of the 802nd Infantry Brigade; Felicisimo C. Budiongan, Assistant Deputy Commander of the Mechanized Infantry Division; Ramiro Manuel A. Rey, Commander of the Special Forces Regimen (Airborne); Arnulfo C. Matanguihan, Commander of the 302nd Infantry Brigade; Nixon M. Fortes, Commander of the 103rd Infantry Brigade; Milfredo M. Melegrito, Commander of the 702nd Infantry Brigade; Jose C. Faustino Jr., Commander of the 501st Infantry Brigade; and Manolo M. Samarita, Commander of the 602nd Infantry Brigade.
Lt. Gen. Glorioso V. Miranda, the Commanding General Philippine Army, led the ceremony with the HPA-based officers, enlisted personnel, and civilian employees as the audience

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