The head of the Philippine Army’s 402nd Infantry Brigade based in Butuan City has formally assumed his post as the new commander of the 4th Infantry Division.
Brig. Gen. Franco Nemesio Gacal replaced Maj. Gen. Ronald Villanueva who retired from service.
Gacal took the helm of 4th Infantry Division Tuesday morning following simple turnover rites at Camp Edilberto Evangelista in Cagayan De Oro City.
The 4ID covers the Carga region, a hotbed of communist insurgents. By CLC Photo courtesy of PIA-Caraga