Two officers of the Philippine National Police Aviation Security Group have been promoted to the next rank.
From Police Lieutenant Colonel, the rank of Police Colonel was given to Christopher Melchor, chief of the AVSEGROUP-National Capital Region; and, Norberto Lumbera, Jr., head of the PNP-AVSEGROUP Region 8.
The donning of the rank ceremony was presided by newly-installed head of the PNP AVSEGROUP, Police Brig. Gen. Ysmael Yu.
Yu challenged the two officers to do their best to ensure the safety of the airports in their areas.
The two officers, on the other hand, expressed gratitude for the promotion.