From DWDD AFP Civil Relations Service Radio Website (Jun 30): TRANSITION CEREMONY | Change of Leadership at the DND
CAMP GEN EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City (DWDD) – The lobby of the Department of National Defense (DND) was filled with tears and laughter after the send-off ceremony for outgoing Secretary Voltaire T Gazmin.
Sec Gazmin was at the forefront of major changes in the department and was instrumental with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernization Program
Tomorrow, a Welcome Ceremony will be given to incoming Secretary Delfin N Lorenzana
The DND Transition Ceremony between Sec Gazmin and Sec Lorenzana was held a day early, June 29, 2016, at the DND lobby, where the former secretary handed over his Tour of Duty and Technical Report to the new secretary.
Present during the ceremony were the Defense Department officials and personnel including the outgoing and incoming Undersecretaries, top officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and DND Civilian Bureaus, and members of the media.
Outgoing Defense Secretary Voltaire T. Gazminand incoming Secretary of National Defense MGEN. Delfin N. LorenzanaAFP(Ret) leads the DND community in the singing of the National Anthem during the Department of National Defense (DND) Transition Ceremony. AES / MCAG