Outgoing AFP chief accorded fitting honors during last official visit to Navy HQ

by Warren Ryan Revoltar

In his last official visit to the Philippine Navy (PN) headquarters in Naval Station Jose Andrada along Roxas Boulevard, Manila, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff, Gen. Felimon T. Santos Jr. was accorded fitting honors as he met with Navy Chief, Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo, and other ranking naval officials.

During the meeting, both Santos and Bacordo expressed their confidence that the Navy and the AFP would sustain their gains in the coming years.

PN was also lauded by Santos for its “steadfast commitment of providing comprehensive maritime security for the whole archipelago and extensively devoting all of your resources and efforts to fast-track modernization, bringing you closer to fulfilling your vision of becoming a strong and credible Navy that all Filipinos can be truly proud of.”

Santos also expressed his appreciation for the “remarkable” involvement of Navy personnel in the national campaign to address the COVID-19 pandemic, saying, “The [Navy’s] versatility in confronting this challenge signifies another big leap (for) the enhancement of the organization’s core competency as we steadily and effectively increase our readiness and adaptability.” (PNA)

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