8 months AFP top brass take oath before President Duterte MB
By Francis Wakefield A total of 51 newly-promoted Generals and Flag Officers led by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Benjamin R. Madrigal Jr., took their oath before President Rodrigo Duterte at the Rizal Hall, Malacañan Palace in Manila on Monday. In a press statement, AFP Public Affairs Office chief Col. Noel Detoyato, said the oath-taking ceremony before the Commander-in-Chief is a sign of renewal of commitment by top military officers holding vital positions in the military organization to the Chain of Command and the Constitution. Detoyato said aside from General Madrigal, the newly-promoted generals who ... more