Commission on Appointments confirms promotion of 40 AFP Generals, Senior Officers


The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday approved the promotions of 40 Generals, Senior Officers and Flag Officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

The CA confirmed the ad interim appointments of Army Brigadier General Jose Augusto V Villalreal, BGen George L Banzon, BGen Danilo D Benavides, BGen Steve D Crespillo, and Navy Commodore Mac Raul B Racacho.

The commission also gave its consent to the nomination of Air Force Colonel Jeffrey M Vilela to the next higher rank of Brigadier General.


Also confirmed were the ad interim appointments 18 Army Colonels; two Navy Captains; 8 Air Force Colonels; one from the Medical Corps; one from Corps of Professors; one from Chaplain Service; one from Medical and Administrative Corps; and two from the Veterinary Corps.

• Col L Rodel Tan PA
• Col Jorry L Baclor PA
• Col George M Bergonia PA
• Col Jones Brisal P Otida PA
• Col Lawrence A Aninag PA
• Col Dexter A Macasaet PA
• Col Yasser R Bara PA
• Col Jason V Jumawan PA
• Col Anthony O Samonte PA
• Col Domingo G Dulay Jr PA
• Col Joel Benedict G Batara PA
• Col Jose Mari F Torrenueva II PA
• Col James C Sababan PA
• Col Arlene A Epe PA
• Col Joel N Sobrera PA
• Col Leonardo A Soratos PA
• Col Saudi E Nur PA
• Col Bernard T Ragus PA
• Capt Santiago P Pacis Jr PN
• Capt Oliver P Fernandez PN
• Col Rolando Conrad B Peña PAF
• Col Nolan Anacleto G Tumesa PAF
• Col Alan Dolorito Macatingrao PAF
• Col Rex D Templonuevo PAF
• Col Benedict A Bodegon PAF
• Col Lino D Inahid PAF
• Col Ric Michael G Baring PAF
• Col joseph C Revilla PAF
• Col Nealon Eugene P Batalla MC
• Col Aristotle D Maglasang PROF
• Col Daneck E Dang-Awan CHS
• Col Jason A Aguila MAC
• Col Villiam A Averion VC
• Col Peter Tom T Alangui VC

Promotions of Generals and Senior Officers in the Armed Forces signify not only the advancement of military officers in their career as soldiers; it also imply the bigger and more crucial responsibilities that they have to carry in support of the AFP’s mission of protecting the people and the state. ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES