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Palace bares promotion of ranks in PCG

Malacañang on Wednesday announced the latest promotion of ranks in the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).

The list includes PCG spokesperson Commodore Armando Balilo, who is now holding the rank of Rear Admiral, according to the Presidential Communications Office (PCO).

It also includes the following:

Joseph M. Coyme - Vice Admiral
Ronnie Gil L. Gavan - Vice Admiral
Robert N. Patrimonio - Vice admiral
Gregorio I. Adel Jr. - Rear Admiral
Hostillo Arturo E. Cornelio - Rear Admiral
Eustacio Nimrod P. Enriquez Jr. - Rear Admiral
Edgardo T. Hernando - Rear Admiral
Rudyard M. Somera - Rear Admiral
Nelson B. Torre - Rear Admiral

The PCG is mandated and responsible to perform maritime search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, maritime safety, marine environmental protection, and maritime security. —Anna Felicia Bajo/ VAL, GMA Integrated News