MANILA Major General Erwin Bernard Neri was named the new head of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP).
This was confirmed by AFP public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato, in an interview with reporters Sunday.
Neri, a member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1988, will replace now Lt. Gen. Macairog Alberto, who was appointed as Philippine Army chief last Oct. 15.
Detoyato added that Neri became the acting head of ISAFP with Alberto's promotion as he is the unit's deputy chief.
"Major Gen. Neri will officially assume command of the ISAFP (sometimes this) week," he stressed.
The incoming ISAFP chief also served as commander of the 1001st Infantry Brigade in Compostela Valley and Task Force Davao. (PNA)
Source: Philippine News Agency