Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo J. Bacordo visited Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao (NFEM) Naval Station Felix Apolinario, Panacan, Davao City on September 10, 2020.
According to NFEM, the visit was “to check the morale and welfare of Philippine Navy personnel.”
Aside from discussing their issues and concerns, he likewise expressed his gratitude to Navy reservists in the NFEM area of responsibility for their significant contribution to the attainment of the Command mission.
“The Navy chief also graced the Blessing Ceremony of newly renovated buildings, inspected completed projects and mission essential facilities within NSFA, and attended dinner with personnel of NFEM and OPCON units,” NFEM said.
“The following day, VAdm Bacordo PN visited PN personnel assigned at 1st Marine Brigade (1MBDE), Camp Abubakar, Barira, Maguindanao. The series of visits is aimed at checking the status and ensuring the safety of PN units amidst the threat posed by COVID-19,” it added.