Trinidad is new AFP deputy chief for intel
MANILA -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced the appointment of Brig. Gen. Fernando T. Trinidad as the AFP's new Deputy Chief-ofStaff for Intelligence (J2) on Tuesday.
Trinidad, a member of Philippine Military Academy Class of 1987, replaced Major Gen. Felimon T. Santos, PMA Class of 1986, who was appointed to command the Nueva Ecija-based 7th Infantry Division.
Col. Edgard Arevalo, AFP public affairs office chief, said AFP Deputy Chief-of-Staff, Vice Admiral Narciso Vingson presided over the change-of-office ceremony which took place at the General Headquarters, Conference Room, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
Trinidad, upon his appointment to his new post, described the intelligence community as the nucleus of all operations. (PNA)