The Department of National Defense is pleased to announce the appointment of Rear Admiral Adeluis S Bordado as Flag Officer in Command of the Philippine Navy upon the retirement of Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved Rear Admiral Bordado’s designation effective 9 June 2021. Rear Admiral Bordado is a member of PMA Maringal Class of 1988 and served as the Vice Commander of the Philippine Navy before his designation as FOIC.
The One Defense Team looks forward to the assumption of Rear Admiral Bordado as we continue to modernize our Navy into a strong and capable force.
We likewise thank Vice Admiral Bacordo for his service and countless contributions to the Defense Department and Armed Forces of the Philippines. We wish him all the best as he retires from service and transitions to civilian life.