LTCOL MELGEVAL B HILAO INF (GSC) PA, was born on the 5th of Jan 1972 in Tanay, Rizal, is a product of AFPOCS ’97.
LTCOL HILAO has been serving the military for 23 years. After graduating from AFPOCS, he immediately saw action in Visayas as a platoon leader. He was deployed in different parts of the country covering Mindanao, Visayas and Luzon, working in various capacities, as company commander and as staff at the Battalion, Brigade, and Division levels. His strong leadership qualities and managerial acumen were manifested when designated as Chief Division Tactical Operations Center of 2ID Infantry Division, Philippine Army stationed in Luzon.
In 2020, he was designated as Battalion Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Civil-Military Operations Regiment (P), and focused on capability building to enhance the CMO efforts of the unit. Now doing actions and rendering service through the Civil- Military Operations activities.