The transition in the Philippine Army occurred during a Change of Command Ceremony on September 5, 2023 at WestMinCom’s headquarters in Camp Navarro, Zamboanga City. The ceremony was overseen by the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines General Romeo S. Brawner Jr.
Major General Steve D. Crespillo has assumed the role of Commander for the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom). He was the Vice Commander of the Philippine Army earlier.
Maj. Gen. Steve D. Crespillo has replaced Lt. Gen. Roy M Galido PA who is now the Army Commanding General.