Duterte extends Guerrero’s term as AFP chief

President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the term of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Rey Leonardo Guerrero for another four months or until April 2018, a Palace official confirmedon Thursday.   "This is to announce that the Executive Secretary, by authority of the President, has signed yesterday, December 6, the extension of the service of Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Rey Leonardo Guerrero,"Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement.   Roque said Guerrero would reach his ageof compulsory retirementthisDecember 17. But Mr. Duterte decided to extend his stay as AFP chief untilApril 24, 2018, as per Re...

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