Newly installed Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Ricardo R. Visaya received his fourth star during simple donning ceremonies at the Department of National Defense headquarters in Camp Aquinaldo, Quezon City yesterday.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana pinned Visaya’s new rank. Visaya was accorded with full military honors befitting his new rank in front of the AFP General Headquarters Building afterwards.
Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, AFP spokesman, said the ceremony was attended by all the Joint, Personal, and Special Staff of the AFP led by Lt. Gen. Glorioso Miranda, the Vice Chief of Staff, and The Deputy Chief of Staff, Major Gen. Salvador Mison III, and members of the enlisted corps and civilian employees of Camp Aguinaldo.
(Francis T. Wakefield)