Three ranking officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) were promoted to their next higher rank on Monday afternoon.
Lt. Gen. Edgar Fallorina, AFP deputy chief-of-staff, received his third star at the Hall of Flags in AFP’s General Headquarters in
1 p.m. Quezon City
Vice Admiral Caesar Taccad, Philippine Navy flag-officer-in-command, also received his third star along with Major Gen. Angelito De Leon, AFP deputy chief-of-staff for operations, who donned his second star in the same ceremony.
Presiding in their donning ceremony was AFP chief-of-staff Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri.
All three officials were accorded with the traditional honors given to military officers moving up the ranks.