Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division, Philippine Army on June 10, 2015 at 10:00 am.
Prior to this, a confirmation hearing of his ad-interim appointment as Major General effective March 31, 2015 was conducted at GSIS Bldg., Roxas Blvd., Pasay City.
Said confirmation was preceded by the oath taking of MGen Gan last May 27, 2015 at Malacañang Palace which was presided by His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino, Philippine President and at the same time the Commander in Chief, Armed Forces of the Philippines.
It can be remembered that MGen Gan was promoted shortly after his assumption as the 36th
Commander of 2ID effective February 3, 2015.
In line with that, MGen Gan extended his heartfelt gratitude to the Jungle Fighters Family and all its stakeholders for the concerted efforts and sacrifices that they have extended in pursuit to the attainment of the Command’s mission to sustain peace and development within its Area of Responsibility (AOR) aligned with the intent of IPSP-Bayanihan and Army Transformation Roadmap (ATR) imperatives.
Likewise, he also urged everyone to continuously sustain its momentum in extending selfless service to our fellow countrymen.
On the other hand, the confirmation of MGen Gan is along with the confirmation of nine (9) other General Officers of the Philippine Army namely: MGen Edmundo R Pangilinan AFP, Commander, 6ID; BGen Jonathan G Ponce AFP, AJ9, AFP; BGen Ignacio A Obligacion AFP, ADC, 9ID; BGen Gregory M Cayetano AFP, AJ8, AFP; BGen Herminigildo C Aquino AFP, Commander, 803IBde, 8ID; BGen Marcial O Constante Jr AFP, TPMG, AFP; BGen Benjamin R Madrigal Jr AFP, ADC, 10ID; BGen Danilo Chad D Isleta AFP, SMA to SND; BGen Arnold Rafael Y Depakakibo AFP, Commander, 53EBde.
The Commission on Appointments (CA) has confirmed with finality the permanent rank of MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2