May 22, 2024

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๐๐‚๐† receives 250M worth of building from the ๐”.๐’. government

THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) received the newly constructed specialized education and technical building donated by the U.S. government yesterday, 11 September 2023.ย 

U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines MaryKay Carlson and PCG Deputy Commandant for Administration, CG Vice Admiral Ronnie Gil Gavan, presided over the ceremonial turnover and blessing ceremony of the said infrastructure located at the PCG’s Fleet Training Center of Excellence in Balagtas, Bulacan.

The โ‚ฑ250-million two-story building covers 3,900 square meters and includes classrooms, laboratories, equipment rooms, dining facilities, a galley, offices, a technical library, and workstations. 

CG Vice Admiral Gavan said the donation will be used to educate, develop, and enhance the knowledge and skills of Coast Guard personnel as it will cater to the training needs of Fleet Education Training Development Doctrine Institute (FETDDI) students undergoing various shipboard career and competency courses