Tuesday, February 3, 2015

New 2ID chief named

From the Manila Times (Feb 3): New 2ID chief named

Brigadier General Romeo Gan has been named as commander of the 2nd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army based in Camp Capinpin, Tanay, Rizal.

Gan formally assumed his post on Tuesday following a change of command ceremony at the 2ID’s headquarters in Tanay led Army Chief Lt. Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri. Gan is the current commander of the Civil Relations Service-Armed Forces of the Philippines (CRSAFP).

He replaced Maj. Gen. Rodelio Santos who retired from the military service yesterday.

During his stint as CRS Commander, Gan is known to have led teams that protected or helped civilians out of harm’s way during calamities.

Prior to his designation as CRS commander, Gan was the Assistant Division Commander of the 6th infantry (Kampilan) Division based in Camp Siongco, Awang DOS, Maguindanao.

He is a member of the Philippine Military Academy “Matikas” Class of 1983.


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