CA confirms AFP’s No. 3, military intel chief, 58 other senior officers

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Thursday confirmed the promotion and nominations of 60 senior Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), including deputy chief of staff Vice Admiral Erick Kagaoan.

Before the CA’s session, its Committee on National Defense, in a hearing, deliberated on and recommended the approval of the promotions and nominations of the senior military officials.

During the CA panel’s hearing, Kagaoan was asked about issues concerning the West Philippine Sea, among others.

Senator Risa Hontiveros lauded Kagaoan after he affirmed the principle that the Philippine military will always stand for the country’s national sovereignty with reg…

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