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Dumaguete City, Philippines Monday, September 14, 2015
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Army officer designated
as battalion commander

An Army officer, who used to serve as head of the Civil Military Operation Office of the 303 rd Infantry Brigade in Negros Occidental, has finally gotten a command of his own.

Lt. Col. Gulliver Senires recently assumed command of the Army's 50th Infantry “Defender” Battalion in Lagangilang, Abra. He replaced Lt. Col. Edmund Tubiera.

Senires, a member of the Philippine Military Academy Class 1992, was installed as 50 th IB commander by Maj. Gen. Lysander Suerte, commanding general of the 5 th Infantry Division.

Senires is a recipient of a Distinguished Service Star, Bronze Cross Medal, Silver Wing Medal, 20 Military Merit medals, 16 Military Commendation medals, three Civic Action medals, a Long Service medal, and numerous campaign medals in Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao, military records show.

His combat awards include a Gold Cross Medal, three Military Merit medals, and a Wounded Personnel medal.*GPB


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