Pass-in-review parade held for General Yanga PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 17:11

Police Regional Office-9 Director Chief Supt. Elpidio Z. De Asis Jr.  gave a  pass-in-review parade to newly promoted Chief Supt. Mario Biong Yanga yesterday at Camp Abendan in Mercedes.

Chief Supt. Yanga is presently the Deputy Regional  Director of PRO-9.
Yanga is a Philippine Military Academy graduate, Class of 1983. During his junior officer years, he was assigned as Staff Officer for Operations at the former Philippine Constabulary Regional Command-9 in the early 90s. He became the City Mobile Force commander at the former Metrodiscom Command in Sta. Barbara, this city.

Yanga also held the position of Police Provincial Director in Misamis Occidental, Police Provincial Director in Zamboanga del Norte, Group Director of the 9th Regional Mobile Group which is now the 9th Regional Public Safety Battalion and twice as City Police Director in Zamboanga City during the time of the late Mayor Maria Clara L. Lobregat and the incumbent Mayor Celso L. Lobregat.

Meanwhile, Chief Supt. De Asis officiated the oath taking of the neew 260 police recruits at Camp Abendan last Wednesday. The 260 recruits will undergo a one-year police basic training course at the Philippine Public Safety College in Pasonanca. After the training, they will also undergo a  45-day training on Special Counter Insurgency Unit Training (SCOUT ). After SCOUT, they will be sent to different assignments in the region for actual Field Training Execise ( FTX ) on police works. After FTX, they will be distributed to the different companies of the 9th Regional Public Safety Battalion for two years assignment.Thereafter, the new recruits will be downloaded to the different police stations in the region. — Allen Abastillas