The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has appointed THREE SCHOLARS as INTERNATIONAL CADETS of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) under the International Cadetship Program of the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) Class of 2026!
PCG Commandant, CG Admiral Artemio M Abu, and Lieutenant Brandon Taylor USCG graced the oath-taking and signing of contract ceremony held at the National Headquarters, Port Area, Manila today, 31 May 2022.
CG Cadet Arlyn Bangsoy, CG Cadet Ryellla Allyssa Flores, and CG Cadet Alliane Matthew Dela Vega will participate in a formal swearing-in ceremony at the USCGA, New London, Connecticut, U.S.A. on 24 June 2022.
CG Cadet Bangsoy is a graduate of XiJEN College of Mountain Province and is also a PCG-PMMA Cadet Scholar. CG Cadet Flores is a graduate of University of Baguio Science High School, while CG Cadet Dela Vega finished high school at the Ateneo de Manila.
Upon graduation from the USCGA, the three international cadets shall be commissioned in the PCG with the RANK OF ENSIGN and shall serve a MINIMUM OF EIGHT YEARS OF CONTINUOUS ACTIVE SERVICE.
The PCG Cadetship Program is a part of the Command’s vision of establishing a first-class Cadet Corps as a precursor to the establishment of the PCG Academy in the future.