Four Filipinos have gradated from United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) this year. Among the four is son of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) District Palawan Commander Commodore Genito Basilio.
The four Filipino graduates are part of USCGA Class of 2021. The graduation ceremony was held in New London, Connecticut on May 19. US President Joe Biden attended the event.
Genison Basilio, Eric Joseph Noble, Daisy Anne Atayan, and Dianne Shaira Basuel will serve as commissioned officer in the PCG.
PCG said that the four Filipino USCGA graduates will undergo the Coast Guard Officer’s Course (CGOC) before their commissioning for PCG service.