New Naval Forces Western Mindanao chief named
Roel Pareño (The Philippine Star) - March 8, 2019 - 12:00am

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Navy chief Vice Admiral Rene Empedrad appointed yesterday a new commander of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM). 

Rear Admiral Erick Kagadan replaced Vice Admiral Rene Medina, who was designated commander of  the Western Command based in Palawan. 

Medina led the NFWM in the campaign against Abu Sayyaf bandits, resulting in the killing of its leader Isnilon Hapilon. 

Empedrad ordered Kagadan to sustain the operations of the NFWM in securing the southern border against piracy and kidnappings.  

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