Aquino okays promotion of PNP senior officials

March 27, 2013 11:41 pm 

MANILA, March 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has approved the promotion to star ranks of Philippine National Police officials upon the recommendation of DILG Secretary Mar Roxas.

PNP Chief Director General Alan Purisima inducted the newly promoted officials to their new ranks during simple ceremonies Wednesday at the PNP headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City.

Purisima formally inducted Police Director Carmelo E. Valmoria to the 2-star rank, equivalent to a military Major General.

Valmoria is Director of the PNP Special Action Force (SAF), the brigade-sized national maneuver unit of the PNP capable of tactical police operations in sea, air and land environments.

Promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent (Brigadier General) are: Chief Supt Luis Ricardo C. Chavez, Executive Officer, Directorate for Integrated Police Operations in Western Mindanao (DIPO-WM);

Chief Supt Rolando R. Macusi, Executive Officer, Directorate for Research and Development (DRD); and Chief Supt Pancho Adelberto M. Hubilla, Deputy Regional Director for Administration of Police Regional Office 5. (PNA)



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