Protectors of West Philippine Sea honored

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Command (WESCOM) once again recognize the gallantry of sailors and Marines who provided their service to uphold the sovereign rights of Philippines in Spratly Islands in West Philippine Sea.

WESCOM said, today, the command once again honored the troops deployed in Kalayaan Island Group(KIG) in the West Philippine Sea for their dedication in serving the Filipino people and nation, held at Headquarters Western Command.

“We continue to recognize the efforts of our deployed sentinels in that highly volatile region of the country, the West Philippine Sea, because they are our frontliners representing the entire Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Filipinos,” it added.