The officialdom of the Municipal Government of Santo Tomas headed by Mayor Ernesto Evangelista congratulates LIEUTENANT GENERAL JOSE C. FAUSTINO, JR. for his new appointment as the CHIEF OF STAFF of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) effective July 31, 2021 .
With a sterling record military officer, the Santo Tomas LGU is confident that Faustino can achieve more in the implementation of the government’s program to address both insurgency and terror with the same outstanding performance and dedication to duty demonstrated during his stint as the present Commander of the Joint Task Force for Peace and Security in Mindanao.
LtGen Faustino was the former Acting Commanding General of the Philippine Army and Commander of the AFP Eastern Mindanao Command.
The Santo Tomas LGU wishes Lieutenant General Jose Faustinto Jr. all the best as the AFP’s 56th Chief of Staff.
(STATEMENT BY THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF SANTO TOMAS ON THE APPOINTMENT OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL JOSE C. FAUSTINO, JR. AS THE AFP’S CHIEF OF STAFF )