Statement

On LGEN Jose C. Faustino, Jr.


We confirm that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved and signed the designation of LGEN Jose C. Faustino, Jr. as Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) effective July 31, 2021.

We are confident that Gen. Faustino will continue the peace and development efforts of his predecessors while aggressively building up our defense capability.

We pray for Gen. Faustino’s success as he embarks in his new role as AFP Chief.