RECOGNITION FROM DENR CHIEF

RECOGNITION FROM DENR CHIEF

17 08 25 Recognition from DENR chief web

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (2nd from left) honors uniformed personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines with certificates of commendation for providing assistance in transporting wounded DENR Forester Joselito Eyala to Metro Manila for further treatment.  Eyala was shot by a suspected timber poacher in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan while conducting foot patrol in the mountainous village of Bacungan.  In photo are (to Cimatu’s left): Brig. General Arnel Duco, AFP Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel; Col. Fermin Carangan, Air Force assistant chief of air staff for operations, representing Lt. Gen. Edgar Fallorina, commanding general of the Philippine Air Force; Col. Jonathan Manuel, commanding officer of the Air Force General Hospital, representing Col. Augustus de Villa, Chief Surgeon of the Philippine Air Force; Lt. Col. Lynne Lauron, flight nurse; and Probationary Second Lieutenant Vinston dela Cruz of the medical team.  Also in photo is DENR Undersecretary Ernesto Adobo, Jr. (left).  ###