L-R) LtCol Antonio Dulnuan Jr., MajGen Jet Velarmino and LtCol
George Domingo during the Change of Command of 87th Infantry
Battalion at Brgy. Polangi, Calbiga, Samar on June 23, 2015.
8ID installs new
commander for 87th Infantry Battalion
By DPAO, 8ID PA
June 24, 2015
CAMP VICENTE LUKBAN,
Catbalogan City – Major General Jet B. Velarmino AFP, Commander
8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army presided the
Change-of-Command of 87th Infantry (Hinirang) Battalion in a ceremony
conducted at Headquarters 87IB at Brgy Polangi, Calbiga, Samar last
June 23, 2015.
Lt. Col. Domingo succeeded
Lt. Col. Antonio B. Dulnuan Jr. and took over the helm of 87IB that
covers Calbiga, Jiabong, Basey Marabut, Motiong, Paranas, San Jose de
Buan, Pinabacdao, Hinabangan, Sta Rita, Talalora, Villareal, Daram,
Zumarraga and Catbalogan all of Samar Province. Dulnuan will assume a
position at Headquarters 8ID.
Prior to taking the helm of
87th Infantry Battalion, Domingo was the Brigade Executive Officer of
801st Infantry Brigade of the 8th Infantry Division, Philippine Army
based at Brgy Fatima, Hinabangan, Samar.
Velarmino in his message
acknowledged the contribution of Dulnuan to the peace and development
that the province of Samar is now experiencing, at the same time, he
challenged Domingo to continue the plans and programs initiated by his
predecessor for the overall accomplishment of the Commands mission and
the realization of an Insurgency Free Samar.