Eighty-Nine AFP General/Flag and Senior officers hurdle CA
Published: October 23, 2014
Eighty-nine Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) general/flag and senior officers hurdled the Commission on Appointments (CA) yesterday when their ad interim appointments were confirmed by the CA en banc during its plenary session presided by President of the Senate / Chairman of the Commission Franklin M. Drilon.
In just one sitting, Committee on National Defense chair Rep. Antonio A. Del Rosario deliberated on the AFP officers’ ad interim appointments and made a motion recommending their confirmation to the plenary.
At the start of the defense committee hearing, Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo C. Fariñas reiterated the rationale of the Commission’s mandate in confirming presidential nominees and appointees, including promotions in the AFP, and reminded the appointees, once