Rey Leonardo Guerrero

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Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero

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Rey Leonardo Guerrero in 2018
Commissioner of the Bureau of Customs
Assumed office
October 25, 2018
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byIsidro Lapeña
Administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority
In office
April 30, 2018 – October 24, 2018
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byMarcial Q. C. Amaro III
49th Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
In office
October 26, 2017 – April 18, 2018
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byGen. Eduardo Año
Succeeded byGen. Carlito Galvez Jr.
Personal details
Born (1961-12-17) December 17, 1961 (age 57)
Philippines
Alma materPhilippine Military Academy
Military service
Nickname(s)"Jagger"
Allegiance Philippines
Branch/servicePhilippine Army
Years of service1984–2018
RankGeneral General
UnitChief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 3rd Infantry Division , Special Operations Command (Philippines) AFP Eastern Mindanao Command, Philippine Army Chief of Staff, Presidential Security Group
Battles/warsMoro conflict
CPP-NPA-NDF rebellion

Rey Leonardo Borja Guerrero is a retired Philippine Army general and former Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.[1] Known to be strict, determined, and serious, yet very kind-hearted leader, [2] [3] He is a graduate of the PMA Maharlika class of 1984,[4] and the former commander of The 61st Infantry Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Special Operations Command (Philippines), 701st Infantry Brigade,[5] Presidential Security Group under the term of then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former Philippine Army chief of staff, and AFP Eastern Mindanao Command commanding general. He is often called "Jagger" in the military. His term as Chief of Staff of the AFP was extended by President Rodrigo Duterte[4] until April 18, 2018 (his term was originally scheduled to expire on December 17, 2017).[6] He was named by President Rodrigo Duterte as the next head of the Marina (Maritime Industry Authority), as the agency's administrator after he retires in the AFP. In October 2018, Guerrero was named Commissioner of the Bureau of Customs by President Rodrigo Duterte, replacing Isidro Lapeña after the latter was dismissed and given a new position in TESDA. [7]

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Personal life[edit]

He is married to Jane R. Guerrero and have five children.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lieutenant General Rey Leonardo Guerrero – DWDD". DWDD – Katropa Radio. 26 October 2017. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/10/26/afp-pnp-welcome-appointment-of-guerrero-at-boc/
  3. ^ https://www.rappler.com/nation/200567-leonardo-guerrero-lessons-philippine-military-professionalism
  4. ^ a b "AFP chief Guerrero now a four-star general". GMA News Online. 9 November 2017. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Eastmincom's Guerrero gets AFP's top post". Medals. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  6. ^ Salaverria, Leila B.; Dizon, Nikko (8 December 2017). "No goodbye yet for AFP chief of staff; term extended by 4 months". Inquirer News. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  7. ^ https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/10/27/1863549/customs-appointment-catches-rey-leonardo-guerrero-surprise
  8. ^ http://www.afp.mil.ph/index.php/8-afp-news/555-general-guerrero-bows-out-of-military-service