CAMP SANG-AN, ZDS—The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Personnel, G1 (OG1) and Civil-Military Operations, G7 (OG7) welcome their new chiefs of office through a Joint Change of Chief of Office Ceremony at the Division Officers’ Club today.
The ceremony was presided by the Division Chief of Staff Col. Pompeyo Jason M. Almagro.
Col. Manuel Leo Q. Gador took over the position as the new Chief OG1, replacing Maj. Jolly R. Flores Jr., who was the Acting Personnel Staff Officer and the current Division Adjutant.
The G1 position is not new to Col. Gador as he has worked with the OG1, PA, as the Chief of the Admin Branch from 2015-2016. Before his assignment with 1ID, PA, Col. Gador was the Assistant Chief of Staff for Education and Training, G8, of the 8th Infantry Division in Catbalogan, Samar.
Likewise, the former commander of the 97th Infantry Battalion under the 1st Infantry Division (1ID) assumes as the new Division Chief OG7, relieving Maj. Malvin Y. Ligutan, the Acting CMO Staff Officer and the current Deputy G7.
Lt. Col. Manaros M. Boransing II is an experienced CMO Officer. He was an instructor of the Civil-Military Operations School; handled CMO position with the Civil Affairs Group, now Civil-Military Operations Regiment; and was the Chief, Public Affairs Branch of OG7, PA, from 2011-2014.
Meanwhile, Col. Almagro, in his message, expressed his confidence to the newly installed Chief of OG1 and OG7. He is certain that both senior officers will do an excellent job considering their expertise and resilience as a leader.