ZAMBOANGA. The officers, men and women of the Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) afforded honors on Monday, May 8, to newly-promoted Wesmincom commander Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez, Jr. (right). (Bong Garcia)
THE officers and enlisted personnel as well as the civilian employees of the Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) have been urged to continue working towards the achievement of peace in Mindanao.
Newly-promoted Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez, Jr., commander of Wesmincom, made the call on Monday, May 8, when the men and women of the command tendered him honors during the flag raising ceremony for his promotion to the third star rank.
Galvez was awarded his new insignia by Armed Forces Chief-of-Staff, General Eduardo Año, in a donning ceremony held on May 2 at the General Headquarters in Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
"I dedicate this accomplishment to the men and women of the command, who are integral in achieving the core mission of the armed forces," Galvez said in his message to the officers, enlisted personnel, and civilian employees of Wesmincom.
"Let us continue to work together in unison as we hurdle every obstacle and serve the people for peace to thrive in Mindanao," he added.
Meanwhile, Galvez has afforded recognition to two Wesmincom personnel for their exemplary performance in their respective tasks.
Technical Sergeant Anthony At-At, firepower non-commissioned officer of the Office of the Assistant Chief of Unified Command Staff for Logistics and Ruby Abundio, administrative aide of the Office of the Assistant Chief of Unified Command Staff for Operations, were adjudged as the outstanding personnel of the Wesmincom for their "unchanging commitment and dedication" that brought significant contributions to the accomplishment of the Command's mission.
"May you continue to excel and uphold professionalism in your commitment to work with the armed forces," Galvez added.