Lamentillo becomes Coast Guard Auxiliary Commodore
January 3, 2023
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Undersecretary Anna Mae Yu Lamentillo is now an officer of the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary (PCGA) with a one-star rank.
PCG Commandant Admiral Artemio Abu inducted Lamentillo as Auxiliary Commodore of the PCGA Executive Squadron on Monday, January 2, at the PCG National Headquarters in Port Area, Manila.
“I am happy to start the year renewing my dedication to public service by becoming part of the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary. I am honored to be part of PCGA and support the PCG’s very important mandate of protecting our seas, save human and marine life, and ensure the safety, security, and sustainability of our seas,” said Lamentillo.
The PCGA, a uniformed civilian volunteer organization, supports the PCG in the promotion of safety of life and property at sea. Its functions include maritime environment protection, maritime search and rescue, maritime safety, and maritime community relations.
“My commitment is to help the PCG realize its vision to be a world class guardian of the sea committed to save lives, ensure safe maritime transport, cleaner seas, and secure maritime jurisdiction,” said Lamentillo.