BRP Dagupan City (LS-551) welcomed its new skipper through a Change of Command and Graduation Ceremony with the Commander, Philippine Fleet, Rear Adm. Loumer P. Bernabe as Presiding Officer and Keynote Speaker aboard LS551 last Monday, August 10, 2020.
Lt. Cmdr. Junie A. Rubio who commanded the vessel for one year, handed over the helm to Cmdr. James S. Ramon Jr. who also commanded various Sealift Amphibious Force vessels throughout his career.
Furthermore, Lt. Cmdr. Rubio received the award of Command At Sea Plaque and Badge and Military Merit Medal Ad Interim for having successfully commanded various vessels of the Philippine Navy. PHILIPPINE FLEET