From Update Philippines (Oct 20): General Año makes final visit to Philippine Navy
Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief-of-Staff General Eduardo M. Año made his farewell visit to the Philippine Navy on October 19.
Philippine Navy top officers headed by Flag Officer-in-Command Vice Admiral Ronald Joseph S. Mercado welcomed the AFP chief.
“The Command rendered honors to CSAFP followed by Talk to Men with the officers, men, women and civilian employees of the Philippine Navy aboard Headquarters Philippine Navy,” the Navy said.
General Año is set to reach the mandatory retirement age of 56 on October 26.
Names of four possible successors of Año were already in the hand of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Among the possible successor are Western Mindanao Command Chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Eastern Mindanao Command Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, AFP Deputy Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Narciso Vingson Jr., and AFP Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Salvador Melchor Mison Jr.