MGen Greg T. Almerol from Cagayan de Oro City is now the new commander of the Philippine Army’s Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom). Almerol graduated from Xavier University High School in 1984 and is a member of the Philippine Military Academy “Makatao” Class of 1989.

Almerol has served the people of Eastern Mindanao during the early years of his military career as Commander of the 60th Infantry Battalion based in Davao del Norte and as Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations of the 10th Infantry Division. He also held key positions such as Commander of the 903rd Infantry Brigade, Deputy Commander of Southern Luzon Command, and Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence of the Armed Forces of the Philippines before becoming the Commander of the 2nd Infantry “Jungle Fighter” Division.

photos from Philippine Army, EastMinCom

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