Gregorio Catapang Jr. Biography

Gregorio Catapang Jr. is a Filipino retired military general and government official. He is currently serving chief of the Bureau of Corrections. Previously, he was the chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Gregorio Pio Punzalan Catapang Jr.
Birth Date –> July 11, 1959 (Age 63)
Hometown –> Manila, Philippines

Wife – Vilma Villanueva
Children – Rally (Born 1984), Rev (1986), Coup’dy (1987), Ysa (1993).

High School –> Claret School of Quezon City
College –> Philippine Military Academy Dimalupig Class (1981)
Degree –> Military Science
Post Graduate –> University of the Philippines

Work Experiences
2023-Present – Permanent Director-General, Bureau of Corrections
2022-2023 – Officer in Charge, Bureau of Corrections
2014-2015 – Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines
2014 – Vice Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines
2014 – Commander, Northern Luzon Command, Armed Forces of the Philippines

* Gregorio Catapang Jr. was the Chief of Staff during the failed rescue of 44 Special Action Force Commandos who died in Mamasapano, Maguindanao.
* As an army captain, Gregorio Catapang Jr. is known for transforming Porac in Pampanga from a hotbed of communist insurgency to peaceful municipality. As chief of staff of the AFP,

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