President has made several changes to the higher ranks of the armed forces
Santo Domingo.- The president has made several changes to the higher ranks of the armed forces. Decree 300-14 appoints General Maximiliano William Muñoz as the country’s new Defense Minister , replacing Admiral Sigfrido Pared Pérez, who was moved to head the National Department of Investigations (DNI).
Decree 301-14 appoints General José Eugenio Matos de la Cruz as General Commander of the Army, General Elvis Féliz Pérez as General Commander of the Air force, and Vice Admiral Edmundo Féliz Pimentel as the new Naval (Armada) commander.
Decree 302-14 designated General Pablo Arturo Pujols as the new director of the Metropolitan Transport Authority (AMET) replacing General Juan Gerónimo Brown Pérez.
General Carlos Manuel Aguirre was appointed as the new director of the Border Security corps in the same decree.
General Juan Carlos Robiou will be the new director of the Special Tourism Security Corps.
Decree 300-14 appoints General Rubén Paulino Sem as deputy minister for military affairs, Vice Admiral Edwin Dominici, Vice Minister for Naval and Coastal affairs and General Ramón Hernández Hernández as vice minister for Air and Space affairs.
General Pedro Cáceres Chestaro will serve as the new inspector general of the armed forces.
In decree 302-14, the executive branch appointed General Eduardo Marín Liberato as chief of the Military Electoral Police, General Boanerges Reyes Batista as director of the Special Corps for Metro Security, General Miguel Paulino Espinal will be the commander of the San Isidro Air Base and General Richard Vásquez Jiménez as commander of the air base in Puerto Plata.
Real Admiral Félix Alburquerque will head the specialized airport security corps, as ordered by the executive branch.
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