Newly promoted Lieutenant General Galileo Gerard Kintanar Jr, head of the Western Command, was feted with an arrival honors on Thursday at Camp General Artemio Ricarte General Hospital Headquarters following his conferment as a 3-star general in Malacanang.
“This star is honorific title that I dedicate to the Western Command and to the people that I am working for and serving,” Kintanar said during his arrival ceremony.
Kintanar on August 10 took the helm of the Western Command from Lt. Gen. Raul Del Rosario.
Present during the arrival honors ceremony were Comm. Romel Jason Galang of Naval Forces West, BGen. Alejandro Baclayon of Task Force Malampaya, Capt. Jose Dorvin Legaspi, Deputy WesCom Commander and Col. Nestor Herico, Deputy Brigade Commander of 3rd Marine Brigade.