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Wednesday, March 6, 2024 12:00 AM

MCFDC has a new Superintendent

MCFDC has a new Superintendent

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – Col. Gregorio B. Hernandez Jr. PN(M)(GSC) turned over his duties and responsibilities as Superintendent, Marine Corps Force Development Center (MCFDC) to Col Bob R. Apostol PN(M)(MNSA), in a Change of Command Ceremony on 04 March 2024.

Prior to this position, Col Apostol was the Marine Corps Inspector General. He also showcased his leadership as the Commanding Officer of the 2nd Escort Company of the Presidential Security Group, Commanding Officer of 2nd Marine Battalion, and the Deputy Brigade Commander of the 3rd Marine Brigade.

Col Apostol is a proud member of PMA “MAALAB” Class of 1993. He is married to Dra Rady Apostol, with three daughters.


Maritime Soul, Occupational Health and Safety, Specialized Forces, Training as a routine grind. Relevant and Reliable, Ethos and Enthusiasm, Adaptive, Duty to God Country and People, Yield to the interest of the Corps.

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