By Elena A. Aben
Manila Bulletin, Monday, March 21, 2011
Navy Commodore Miguel Jose S. Rodriguez has formally assumed as the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) 39th Deputy Chief of Staff Civil- Military Operations (J7), succeeding Bring. Gen Nonato Alfredo T. Peralta Jr., who is now the Superintendent of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA). Rodriguez, a member of the PMA Class of 1980 was Fleet Marine Ready Force commander prior to his assumption of the J7 post. In assuming his post, Rodriguez vowed to help bring in to the national consciousness the spirit of "bayanihan", which is what the Civil-Military Operations is about.