New PD Batanes PPO assumes Post
Camp Marcelo A. Adduru, Tuguegarao City –PRO2 Regional Director PBGEN JOSE MARIO M ESPINO led the Turn-over of Office Ceremony of Provincial Director of Batanes PPO and Force Commander of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion 2 (RFMB 2) held today, June 15, 2019 at the PRO2 Conference Room, Camp Marcelo A Adduru, Tuguegarao City.
PCOL MERWIN A CUARTEROS, Outgoing Provincial Director, Batanes PPO relinquished his post to the Incoming Officer-in-Charge, PCOL JULIUS S ORDOÑO. While PCOL ORDOÑO, Outgoing Force Commander, RMFB2 relinquished his position to the Incoming Officer-in-Charge, RMFB2, PLTCOL MARIO P MALANA
Affected during the reshuffling were PCOL CUARTEROS who took post as the new Chief, Regional Community Affairs and Development Division replacing PCOL JEREMIAS AGLUGUB who took post as the new Chief, Regional Headquaters Support Group. PCOL CUARTEROS is a member of PNPA Class 1992 while PCOL Aglugub is a member of PNPA Class 1993.
The Turn-Over of Office Ceremony was attended by the Command Group, Directorial Staff, Provincial Directors, other officers from RASU and ROSU.
RD ESPINO expressed his appreciation to the outgoing PNP officials for their dedicated service rendered during their stint as Provincial Director and RFMB 2 Force Commander, respectively.
Meanwhile, the Regional Director challenged the incoming RFMB2 Force Commander to sustain the PNP’s drive against insurgents as their predecessors have sustained it through relentless effort in coordination with other friendly forces.
PCOL ORDOÑO is a member of PNPA Class 1996 while PCOL MALANA belongs to PNPA Class 1998.