Briguez is new Air Force chief

Business World - - The Nation - Vince An­gelo C. Fer­reras

THE PHILIP­PINE Air Force named Lt. Gen. Roz­zano D. Briguez as its new chief on Thurs­day, Dec. 6. In a let­ter dated Dec. 5, Pres­i­dent Ro­drigo R. Duterte in­formed De­part­ment of Na­tional De­fense Sec­re­tary Delfin N. Loren­zana of the ap­point­ment of Mr. Briguez. Mr. Kin­ta­nar has opted for an early re­tire­ment, ac­cord­ing to De­part­ment of Na­tional De­fense Spokesper­son Arse­nio R. An­do­long in a chance in­ter­view with re­porters. Armed Forces of the Philip­pines (AFP) Pub­lic Af­fairs Chief Col. Noel J. De­toy­ato, mean­while, said Mr. Briguez’s ap­point­ment is to give way to ju­nior of­fi­cers. “It’s just to give way for the ju­nior of­fi­cers, that’s how pro­fes­sional and dy­namic the or­ga­ni­za­tion is,” Mr. De­toy­ato told re­porters. —

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