Philippine Army Appoints New Vice Commander

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Major General Adonis Bajao has been appointed Philippine Army’s new vice commander, replacing Maj Gen Camilo Ligayo who was appointed as head of the Eastern Visayas-based 8th Infantry Division.
Prior to his appointment, Maj Gen Bajao served as the Internal Auditor of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
He also held key positions throughout his career such as 9th Infantry Division assistant division commander; commander of the 1002nd Infantry Brigade; commander Joint Task Force General Santos of the 10th Infantry Division; and 8th Infantry Division assistant chief-of-staff for civil-military operations (CMO).
Maj Gen Bajao held key posts in the AFP office of the chief-of-staff for operations.
Maj Gen Bajao is a member of Philippine Military Academy Class of 1989. He holds a Doctor of Public Administration degree from the University of the Philippines, and a Master in Public Management Major in Development Security from the Development Academy of the Philippines. –shp/adj/aaa (Image: Philippine Army)