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New Commander takes over Brigade in Mindoro

CAMP CAPINPIN, Tanay, Rizal - Brigadier General Romeo G Gan, Commander of 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division, Philippine Army installed Colonel Gavin D Edjawan as the new Commander of 203rd Infantry (Bantay Kapayapaan) Brigade replacing Col Mariano Antonio S Perez during the Change of Command ceremony held at Headquarters, 203Bde, Brgy Pag-asa, Bansud, Oriental Mindoro on February 9, 2015. The 203rd Infantry Brigade is taking charge of the two provinces of Mindoro, the Oriental and Occidental Mindoro in conducting Internal Peace and Security Operations. Col Edjawan is a proud member of PMA Class 1986. Prior to his current designation, he served as the Chief, Resource and Management Office of the Philippine Army. In his message, Col Edjawan expressed his gratitude to the Philippine Army hierarchy and to Commander, 2ID for giving him the opportunity to serve the Jungle Fighter Division. He assured the people of Mindoro to do his best to win the peace with the support of the PNP and Local Officials. Subsequently, BGen Gan cited the excellent performance of Col Perez and urged the 203rd Brigade Officers and men to give the same level of support and dedication to their new Commander. He also encouraged the local officials to help Col Edjawan in whatever activities the Brigade will undertake to contribute to the peace and development of Mindoro. 2id_2nd_infantry_jungle_fighter_division_203_turnover2  

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