Naval Station Apolinario Jalandoon, Bgy. San Miguel, Puerto Princesa City- The Naval Forces West (NFW) celebrated here today its 43rdFounding Anniversary with the theme, "43 Years of Naval Operations in Defense of the Country’s Western Frontier". The event was graced by no less than Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo J Bacordo, the Flag Officer In Command, Philippine Navy (FOIC,PN) as the Guest of Honor and Speaker.
Aside from the Officers, Enlisted Personnel and Civilian Human [...]
PH Navy hosts the 1st Navy to Navy talks with South Korea
Thursday, 13 August 2020/
NAVAL STATION JOSE ANDRADA, Manila-The Philippine Navy (PN) hosted the first PN – Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Navy to Navy Talks (NTNT) on Tuesday, August 12.
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff for Operations, N3, Navy Capt. Jempsun V. De Guzman, chaired the PN-hosted virtual talks with his South Korean counterpart, Capt. Lee Han Dong, Head International Cooperation Branch, ROKN.
This years talks focused on the sharing of best practices between the two navies in defe [...]
BRP Jose Rizal celebrates first crossing to the International Date Line
Tuesday, 11 August 2020/
Naval Station Jose Andrada, Manila - BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), crossed the international date line (IDL) on August 10, 2020 while transiting the Pacific Ocean bound for the Rim of the Pacific 2020 (RIMPAC20) Exercise in Hawaii, marking her first "crossing the line" ceremony in celebration of the time-honored naval tradition.
The ceremony took place with the members of the Naval Task Group (NTG 80.5) personnel who have not yet experienced said ancient ceremony, otherwise known as the [...]
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