CA confirms the promotion of 17 AFP general / flag officers, amends Chapter II, Section 5 of the New Rules of the Commission

PASSED. Seventeen Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)  general / flag officers snap to attention after their ad interim appointments got confirmed during the Commission on Appointments’ (CA) hybrid plenary session presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Vicente C. Sotto III. The CA confirmed their promotions on the same day that their ad interim appointments were scrutinized at the defense panel presided over by its chairperson by Rep. Luis “Jon-Jon” A. Ferrer IV. Subsequently, the Commission also approved a motion amending Chapter II Section 5 of the New Rules of the Commission seeking to include all appointments in the newly-created Department of Migrant Workers under the Committee on Labor, Employment and Social Welfare.  (CA-CTS, 05/30/22)

Confirmed AFP general / flag officers pose for posterity with Sen. Christopher “Bong” T. Go, Rep. Luis “Jon-Jon” A. Ferrer IV, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Sen. Cynthia A. Villar. (CA-CTS, 05/30/22)