AFP chief Gen. Cirilito Sobejana said Faustino’s relief was in accordance with Section 4 of Republic Act 8186, which states that the Army chief should have at least one year remaining in the service on the day of his assumption.
Faustino, who was appointed to the Army post last February, will retire from the military service in November.
The AFP welcomed the appointment of Maj. Gen. Andres Centino as the new Army chief.
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