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Pedrito Cadungog will be taking ...
Pedrito Cadungog will be taking over the helm of the Philippine Air Force (PAF), replacing Lt.Gen.
Bartolome Bacarro announced that Cadungog
will officially take over the PAF
in a formal ceremony at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City today.
...Pedrito Cadungog, the incumbent deputy chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, has been appointed as the chief of the Philippine Air Force," he told reporters.
"The Palace has yet to announce this, but the chief of staff has already given clearance to have it announced," the military spokesman added.Cadungog, who graduated from the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Class 1975, was appointed over PAF vice Commander Maj.
Bacarro said Cadungog
passed the processing of candidates conducted by the Board of Generals, which deliberated on the candidates' credentials, and his appointment was approved by the Department of National Defense and President Arroyo as commander-in-chief of the AFP
..."General Cadungog is an officer, a credible officer.
However, Bacarro said there was no word yet on who would replace Cadungog
as AFP deputy chief of staff.
Pedrito Cadungog.Police Chief ...
Pedrito Cadungog.Police Chief Supt.
...Cadungog said his visit to Pagasa has no connection with the "provocation" of Taiwan in the Spratlys when its president, Chen Shui-bian, visited the nearby Itu Aba Island last February.
It is currently occupied by Taiwanese forces.Cadungog
explained that his
visit is not a "show of force" to the Taiwan military.
Without disclosing the total number of soldiers deployed in the island, Cadungog
said majority of them are skilled soldiers from different engineering brigades of PAF
, Army, Navy and Marines.
Lt. Gen.Pedrito Cadungog, Air Force chief, and his PMA mistah P/Chief Supt.
said Pagasa's runaway that cuts across the 5.6-hectare airstrip needs repair.
"At least an estimated P6.6 million is needed to repair our runaway here," the general said.
Some portions of the island's shorelines have been destroyed by erosion."In our estimate, we need P31 million for walling of the eroded portion of the island," Cadungog
said every soldier in the island receives an additional P10,000 monthly pay."It's not loneliness pay.It's simply a form of gratitude for our soldiers for their courage and bravery to serve our country," he
Pedrito Cadungog, chief of ...
Pedrito Cadungog, chief of the Philippine Air Force.
Philippine Air Force Chief General ...
Philippine Air Force Chief General Pedrito Cadungog revealed that the barracks of soldiers stationed on Pag-asa island will be upgraded from semi-permanent facilities to concrete structures. Cadungog
said the Philippine's move to improve its structures is not aimed at bolstering the country's military presence there but simply to let other claimant countries know that it has a claim on parts of the island.
Pedrito Cadungog, Air Force ...
Pedrito Cadungog, Air Force chief, and his PMA mistah P Chief Supt.