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Top military intelligence officer named Army chief

Top military intelligence officer named Army chief.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepOct 11th, 2018

Top military intel officer named Army chief

Top military intel officer named Army chief.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Intelligence Service chief is next Army commanding general

President Rodrigo Duterte has named the military’s top spy as the next chief of the 93,000-strong Philippine Army. Source link link: Intelligence Service chief is next Army commanding general.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Intelligence Service chief is next Army commanding general

President Rodrigo Duterte has named the military's top spy as the next chief of the 93,000-strong Philippine Army......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Duterte appoints ex-Army chief to bases conversion authority

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a retired military officer to the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA). Lt. Gen. Glorioso Miranda, former Army chief, was named a member of the board of directors of the BCDA to serve Serafin Salvador’s unexpired term of office until June 30, 2018. Duterte signed Miranda’s appointment paper on January 8… link: Duterte appoints ex-Army chief to bases conversion authority.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

After ‘mistah’ named Army chief, Albayalde says Sinagtala Class ’86 is PMA’s best

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde half-jokingly said on Monday that the appointment of his "mistah" as the next Philippine Army chief proves that the Philippine Military Academy's Sinagtala class of 1986 is the best. "Of course we're really very proud," Albayalde said of the appointment of Army chief Maj. Gen. Macairog Alberto. "That's another Class '86 Sinagtala (member), the best class that the PMA has ever produced." "Marami yata ang kumokontra eh, bahala sila, hindi naman sila ang nakaupo eh, kami ang naka-upo, kaya that's the best class that the PMA has ever produced (There are many who will contradict that, but they are not the ones in po...Keep on reading: After ‘mistah’ named Army chief, Albayalde says Sinagtala Class ’86 is PMA’s best.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Military s intelligence chief is next army commander

MANILA, Philippines – The chief of the miitary's intelligence unit will soon lead the Philippine Army. Malacañang announced that Major General Macairog Alberto has been chosen by President Rodrigo Duterte to become the next commanding general of the Philippine Army. Alberto's appointment paper was released to the Department of National Defense ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Onto an army of social workers

President Rodrigo Duterte the other day announced he is appointing Philippine Army (PA) chief Lt. Gen Rolando Bautista as the next secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The announcement came almost a month after Duterte said he was contemplating naming the retiring military officer as the next National Food Authority (NFA) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

DBP extends P2-B assistance for relending to uniformed personnel

STATE-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has granted a P2-billion credit line to one of the largest cooperatives in the country for relending to its members composed mainly of members of the military, a top official said. DBP president and chief executive officer Cecilia C. Borromeo said the bank’s loan assistance to thePhilippine Army […] The post DBP extends P2-B assistance for relending to uniformed personnel appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

UN urges Facebook to ‘proactively’ fight hate speech

GENEVA, Switzerland --- The UN human rights chief urged Facebook Wednesday to more proactively address hate speech but warned against excessive regulation, after US President Donald Trump accused tech giants' platforms of bias against him. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein's appeal follows a decision by Facebook this week to ban Myanmar's army chief and other top military brass named in a UN probe linking them to a possible "genocide" against Rohingya Muslims. The social media network is the prime source of news and information for many in the country, but has also been a platform for the army and Buddhist hardliners to spread hate speech against the Rohingya and other minorities. The s...Keep on reading: UN urges Facebook to ‘proactively’ fight hate speech.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

Ex-NPA leader held for murder, homicide

CAMP OLIVAS, PAMPANGA --- A former leader of the New People's Army in Central Luzon was captured in Tarlac for two criminal cases in Pampanga. The manhunt for Jose Jackson Carmen, also known as Ka Roman and Masong, ended on June 27 in Barangay (village) Pedro Quines at Mayantoc town in Tarlac province, according to Chief Supt. Amador Corpus, regional police director. The police described Carmen, 42, as a former platoon commanding officer and head of the Pampanga intelligence unit of the Central Luzon Regional Committee. He is wanted for murder and attempted homicide in the courts of the Pampanga town's of Guagua and Porac. Tonette Orejas/lb...Keep on reading: Ex-NPA leader held for murder, homicide.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Will Gina Ortiz-Jones become the first Filipina American in Congress?

  NEW YORK -- A Filipina American is running for a Congressional seat to represent the 23rd district in Texas in November. Gina Ortiz Jones, 37, who won the Democratic primary runoff, is a former Army intelligence officer who served in Iraq. She and her sister were raised by Victorina Ortiz, a single mother who graduated from the University of the Philippines in Diliman and immigrated to the San Antonio area in the late 1970s as a domestic helper. While serving in the military, Ortiz-Jones kept her sexual orientation to herself because of the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy. Checking off the boxes in her life, Jones is a woman, a Democrat, an Asian American, a veteran, an...Keep on reading: Will Gina Ortiz-Jones become the first Filipina American in Congress?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Female NPA rebel captured

COMBINED police and military intelligence agents on Friday morning captured a female member of the New People’s Army wanted for rebellion and killing of security troops in Panay during an operation in Molo, Iloilo City, Police Regional Office 6 director, Chief Superintendent John C. Bulalacao announced yesterday.Bulalacao said that Maria….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Reds finance chief held in Mindanao

MANILA: The military on Saturday confirmed the arrest of the chief finance officer in Mindanao of the communist New People's Army (NPA) in Butuan City, who is facing a murder complaint before.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

WATCH: Woman officer trailblazes gender equality in the Philippine Army

  MANILA, Philippines – There's a new chief in the Army Gender and Development Office in the Philippine Army. She's Lieutenant Colonel Raquel Vilchez, a member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Sanghaya Class of 2000.  Vilchez shares valuable insight into instilling gender equality in the military. Her experience as a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

2 retired generals named to DILG

TWO retired Philippine National Police generals, both classmates from Philippine Military Academy ‘Matikas’ Class of 1983 of Department of the Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Secretary Eduardo M. Año, have been appointed by President Duterte to the DILG, the Journal Group learned yesterday. Retired Chief Superintendent Bernardo C. Florece Jr.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Army-PNP-MILF team pounce on BIFF bomb maker

MAGUINDANAO -- Combined police, military and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) members arrested on Tuesday an alleged bomb maker of a local ISIS-inspired jihadist group in Datu Salibo town here. The suspect is believed to be member of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) special operations group responsible for bomb attacks against soldiers and MILF members. Senior Supt. Agustin Tello, Maguindanao police chief, identified the suspect as Mahdi Abdulla, 27, of Barangay Pagatin, Datu Salibo. Tello said government forces acted on intelligence information provided by the MILF and local residents who have gone weary of BIFF atrocities. According to the off...Keep on reading: Army-PNP-MILF team pounce on BIFF bomb maker.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

NBA names Michelle D. Johnson senior VP, head of ref ops

em>NBA press release /em> NEW YORK – The NBA announced today that retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, the first woman to lead the United States Air Force Academy, has been named Senior Vice President and Head of Referee Operations. She will begin on Oct. 16 and report to President, League Operations Byron Spruell. Johnson, a distinguished 1981 graduate of the Air Force Academy and one of the top women’s basketball players in school history, will direct the NBA’s officiating program with responsibility for the recruitment, training, development and evaluation of all referees. She will also oversee the NBA Replay Center and leverage the new Officiating Advisory Council as well as manage the league’s transparency initiatives and harness advanced technologies to enhance all facets of the officiating program. “Michelle has decades of experience successfully leading large, highly professionalized organizations and spurring growth through innovation,” said Spruell. “With a disciplined, analytical approach to problem solving and a proven track record of building consensus and acting with the utmost integrity, Michelle has the qualities to maximize the effectiveness of our officiating program.” Johnson will replace Mike Bantom, who is transitioning into a new role with the league after five years as Executive Vice President, Referee Operations. Bantom, a 28-year NBA executive, will be a senior adviser on several development initiatives critical to the league’s operations. “Mike has represented the best of the NBA during his nearly 30 years of service,” said Spruell. “His passion and diligence are reflected in the strength of our officiating program. We’re fortunate to continue benefiting from his expertise and counsel as he serves in a new but familiar capacity with the NBA.” Johnson served with distinction in various Air Force assignments before retiring in August. Most recently, she spent four years as the Air Force Academy’s 19th superintendent – equivalent to a college president. The first woman to hold the position, Johnson directed a four-year regimen of military training, academics, athletics and character-development programs for more than 4,000 cadets. “My love for basketball and the opportunity to help shape the direction of a key operational group within the NBA made this position incredibly appealing to me,” said Johnson. “In the military, I always embraced the challenge of using all available resources to design and implement an ambitious agenda. I look forward to applying that experience to further elevate the NBA’s officiating program.” Johnson’s tenure as superintendent of the Air Force Academy marked her latest trailblazing accomplishment. Previously, she was the Air Force’s first female cadet wing commander, first female Rhodes Scholar (1981-83) and first female inductee into the coSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame (2007). A three-time basketball team captain and the second-leading scorer in school history, she was also the first woman inducted into the Air Force Sports Hall of Fame (inaugural class of 2007). Before becoming superintendent, Johnson spent two years as NATO’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Intelligence (2011-13) and served stints at the Pentagon as the Air Force’s Deputy Director for Information and Cyberspace Policy (2007-09) and Director of Public Affairs (2005-07). A command pilot with more than 3,600 flight hours, she was the Air Force aide to Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton from 1992-94. Upon retirement in August, Johnson received the Distinguished Service Medal. Her awards and decorations also include the Defense Superior Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters and the Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster. In addition, she earned the Aerial Achievement Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Air Force Achievement Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 13th, 2017

Cops in NorthCot town under ‘NPA threats’ – police official

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 20 Sept) – A police officer in Makilala, North Cotabato has disclosed that his men are under threats of abduction by the New People’s Army (NPA). Chief Insp. Johnny Rick Felongco Medel, Makilala police station chief, said he based his report from the information he gathered from the intelligence community. “We have been [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 20th, 2017

2 Army intel men killed in Marawi clash

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/17 February) &'8212; An army intelligence officer and his subordinate were killed, while another one was severely wounded in a clash with suspected members of the Maute group in Marawi City on Thursday, a military official said. Philippine Army spokesperson Col. Benjamin Hao said the incident took place around 5pm Thursday in Barangay [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2017

Former military intelligence chief is new AFP chief

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Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsDec 7th, 2016