The Marine Environmental Protection Command (MEPCOM) marked a historic moment in its history as it held its first ever Non-Officers night as part of the thanksgiving celebration for newly promoted Non-Officers of MEPCOM on 21 September 2023, at the Swiss Belhotel Blulane, Binondo, Manila.

Commander, MEPCOM, CG VADM ROBERT N PATRIMONIO, graced the occasion with his presence and shared insightful words of encouragement to the newly promoted Non-Officers.

The event commenced with symbolic candle lighting, symbolizing the dedication of honorees whose achievements were likened to a beacon of hope, inspiring them to continue their service with humility and integrity.

The Non-Officers’ cake, a symbol of camaraderie and unity within the MEPCOM family, was the highlight of the evening, bringing together all attendees to celebrate their shared achievements.

Director NOCOP, CG COMMO FIDELES D SALLIDAO, together with Assistant Director, NOCOP, CG CDR MARILYN JAAL, MEP Staff for Logistics, M-4, CG LT CLYDE JADE M BANGGOLLAY, and First Master Chief Petty Officer (FMCPO) Angelito Bendaรฑa, also attended the said event.