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COMMODORE FARIÑAS

COMMODORE FARIÑAS
 

11 August 2017 06:40:49 PM

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Philippine Coast Guard Officer-in-Charge Commodore Joel Garcia spearheaded the oath-taking and donning rites for Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo C. Fariñas (1st District, Ilocos Norte) who became an officer of the 20,000-strong Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary (PCGA). Fariñas was conferred the rank of Commodore by Vice Admiral Alvarez – a rank the Speaker obtained when he was still Secretary of the then Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC). Reps. Vincent “Bingbong” Crisologo (1st District, Quezon City) and Lucy Torres-Gomez (4th District, Leyte), and DOTr Assistant Secretary for Maritime Lino Dabi also graced the event. The PCGA was established in 1972. / MS/CM

 
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