Hermogino new PCG chief, gets 2 stars with 3 others | Inquirer News

Hermogino new PCG chief, gets 2 stars with 3 others

/ 07:00 AM January 09, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Elson Hermogino as the new commandant of the Philippine Cost Guard (PCG).

Before his appointment, Hermogino, a graduate of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1985, was the commander of the Maritime Safety Service Command, said PCG spokesperson Armand Balilo.

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Duterte also promoted Hermogino and three other PCG officers, namely Joel Garcia, Rolando Legaspi and Leopoldo Laroya, to the rank of rear admiral.

Garcia served as the PCG officer-in-charge, Legaspi is the head of Marine Environmental Protection Command and Laroya serves as commander of the PCG’s Maritime Law Enforcement Command. —Tina G. Santos

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