Presidential Security Group (PSG) Commander BGEN LOPE C DAGOY AFP was among those high-ranking officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) present during the confirmation of the flag ranks at Malacañan Palace.
Their ranks were confirmed last 06 December 2017 by Commander-in-Chief Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines pursuant to the approval of Commission of Appointment (CA).
LTGEN REY LEONARDO GUERRERO AFP, who is the military Chief of Staff was also present to receive his confirmation. In his message, President Duterte said, “Maraming salamat sa serbisyo ninyo sa ating bayan. And in behalf of the Filipino people, as an elected official . . . I am extending my warmest congratulations . . . for your careers.”
“I ask you to remain loyal to the flag and the Constitution . . . I discourage personal loyalties, nothing about that also for me,” he further added emphasizing the need to affirm their responsibility to remain loyal to the nation and to the flag.
To all newly confirmed officials of the Armed Forces, congratulations!