Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City – September 2, 2022
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Hechanova, the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans of the Armed Forces of the Philippines visited the Western Mindanao Command on Friday afternoon, September 2, 2022.
Maj. Gen. Hechanova paid a courtesy call on WestMinCom Chief Lt. Gen. Alfredo Rosario, Jr. at the Laong Laan Hall of the command located at Camp Navarro, Calarian, this city. He then proceeded to the Special Operations Task Force 511.2 (SOTF 511.2) headquarters based inside Camp Navarro to inspect the equipment and facilities of the unit. SOTF 511.2 is composed of US forces that act as WestMinCom-Foreign Liaison Elements.
During his arrival at the command, Maj. Gen. Hechanova was welcomed with Foyer Honors rendered by the WestMinCom officers and personnel. WestMinCom Deputy Commander for External Defense Operations Brig. Gen. Arturo Rojas and the Command Staff joined Lt. Gen. Rosario, Jr. in welcoming the visiting general.
Maj. Gen. Hechanova is a proud member of the Philippine Military Academy “Sambisig” Class of 1991. At the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans, he led the crafting and approval of various AFP publications related to defense and security policy and strategic direction.