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Former WESCOM commander now AFP Vice Chief of Staff

Lt. Col. Stephen Penetrante confirmed to Palawan News in an interview that Gloria assumed office on Sunday at General Headquarters. Replacing him is Rear Adm. Ramil Roberto Enriquez of the Philippine Navy (PN).

Herico assumes PN vice commander post

Major Gen. Nestor Herico, the incumbent Naval Inspector General and former commander of the 3rd Marine Brigade in Palawan, assumed Friday as the Philippine...

Next Philippine Marines commandant is former 3MBde commander in Palawan

General Andres Centino, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), has named concurrent Philippine Navy (PN) Vice Commander Major General...

Rear Adm. Carlos is new WESCOM commander

Philippine Fleet commander Rear Adm. Alberto Carlos will be the next head of the Western Command (WESCOM) in Palawan, the Civil Relations Service (CRS)...

Navy’s BRP Antonio Luna rescues capsized boat in Cuyo seas

The Philippine Navy's BRP Antonio Luna (FF151) rescued Thursday a fishing vessel from Occidental Mindoro that overturned in the seas of Cauayan Island in...

Miraflor takes over as NAVFORWEST commander

Commodore Donn Anthony Miraflor has assumed command over the Philippine Navy's (PN) Naval Forces West (NAVFORWEST) whose primary task is to protect the country's...

No human rights violated in rescue of minors in Roxas – 3MBde

The Philippine Marines on Tuesday dismissed the accusation of the Bienvenido Vallever Command (BVC) that their troops violated human rights when they rescued two...

Maritime expert says Chinese Coast Guard’s harassment is deliberate attempt to drive off PH...

Lawyer and expert on maritime affairs Jay Batongbacal said China Coast Guard's (CCG) act of blocking the Philippine supply boats' mission to bring food...

Herico succeeds Gaerlan as commander of 3rd MBDe in Palawan

Herico succeeded Brig. Gen. Charlton Sean Gaerlan in a change-of-command ceremony led by Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Casem, commandant of the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC), at the Marine Base Rodolfo Punsalang in Barangay Tiniguiban.

AFP airdrops Noche Buena packages, ‘lechon’ to troops and residents in Kalayaan municipality

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) airdropped Noche Buena packages and relief supplies to residents and troops stationed in several detachments in the...

NAVFORWEST deploys assets, personnel to aid relief operations in Typhoon Odette-hit towns in Palawan

The Naval Forces West (NFW) has started its Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) operations in support of Western Command’s (WESCOM) Joint Task Force...

WPU, WESCOM continue relief efforts for Typhoon Odette-hit communities

As part of ongoing efforts to assist residents in the Odette-affected island community of Green Island in Roxas municipality, nearly 500 assistance supplies were...