Rappler's latest stories on AFP chief of staff
(3rd UPDATE) President Duterte picks the general who led an intense counter-insurgency campaign in Negros and nearby provinces in the last 10 months. He will retire in 4 months.
The young Lieutenant Carlito Galvez Jr spent years in detention for joining the bloody 1989 coup attempt. He was granted amnesty by former President Fidel Ramos in 1996.
The new Bangsamoro region will make way for 'more cooperative management' between the military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, says Armed Forces chief General Carlito Galvez Jr
'I take this opportunity to support the peace process with the MILF and the MNLF. We look forward to the final political resolution of conflict in Mindanao,' Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez Jr says in his assumption speech
Lieutenant General Eduardo Año is the natural choice to become AFP chief but he will have a short term of 10 months
The new Armed Forces chief of staff will be retiring in 6 months
Army Lieutenant General Ricardo Visaya says he remains focused on his job as commander of the military s Southern Luzon Command
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Armed Forces chief Catapang talks to Rappler about recent events that shook the Philippine military and what can be done to move forward
Did Bongbong Marcos lie about his university degrees? A former general says Gringo Honasan once plotted to kill the Marcoses The military declares all out war against BIFF
The talk is that retiring Armed Forces chief of staff Manny Bautista is being groomed for the defense department portfolio And over at the Sandigan tables are turned
Army chief Lt Gen Emmanuel Bautista is the new Armed Forces chief of staff
This despite calls for a fixed term to avoid mistakes under the Arroyo years
Speech of outgoing AFP Chief Gen Eduardo Oban during the turnover ceremony at Camp Aguinaldo last Dec 12