The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has promoted four crew members of BRP Malabrigo (MRRV-4402) on 17 September 2021.

BRP Malabrigo (MRRV-4402)’s Commanding Officer, CG Commander Antonio B Sontillanosa Jr led the donning and oath-taking ceremonies of CG Ensign Apple Mae N Magallanes, CG Petty Officer Second Class (PO2) Mark Joseph J Gayol, CG PO2 Darrel M Foliente, and CG PO3 Rhayman C Ng aboard the said vessel.

CG Commander Santillanosa congratulated the newly-promoted members of his crew and urged them to become better Coast Guardians by delivering more efficient public service, especially amid the global pandemic.

“Promotions do not only give you authority but an opportunity to lead people. Use this promotion to be better and to make our unit more productive. Pass along the things you learned to others to make a better PCG. I am happy to have you here in BRP Malabrigo,” the Commanding Officer expressed.

Health and safety protocols were strictly observed during the activity.