The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) warmly welcomed Lieutenant Commander Gerald Anderson of the PCG Auxiliary (PCGA) and actress, Julia Barretto aboard the BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) at Pier 13, Port Area, Manila yesterday, 11 May 2021.
Commander Alberto Ferre, Commanding Officer of the BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301), toured LCDR Anderson PCGA and Barretto to showcase the modern equipment and facilities of the largest PCG vessel to date.
During the visit, LCDR Anderson PCGA and Barretto expressed their full support on the second leg of the capability enhancement training that will be participated by the BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) and seven other Coast Guard and PCG-manned BFAR vessels in the West Philippine Sea.
They turned over a total of 40 learning packs containing various school supplies for the children of local fishermen in the Pag-asa Island. These will be distributed during the course of the joint maritime exercises as part of the PCG’s #BayanihanSaKaragatan. PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD