Army deploys 158 new lieutenants


THE Philippine Army announced on Friday the deployment of 158 new lieutenants to the field units in line with its regular deployment program of new officers.

Col. Benjamin Hao, Army spokesman said more or less 30 percent of the officers will go to field units in Mindanao, while the rest will be distributed to the Army field units in Luzon, Visayas and the Army’s special and support units such as Special Operations Command and armor units.

According to Hao, the officers who have recently completed their career orientation conducted by the Army Personnel Management Center were members of the Officer Preparatory Course class 64-2015, Officer Candidate Course class 45-2015, and Philippine Military Academy class 2016.

“The officers are now fully equipped with the right training, knowledge and skills to become officers of the Philippine Army,” he added.


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