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Defense Attaché of Netherlands visits PMC HQ

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 12:00 AM
Defense Attaché of Netherlands visits PMC HQ

Lieutenant Colonel Dick Alssema, Defense Attaché and Non-Resident Attaché of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Philippines, visited the Commandant today, September 29, 2023. The visit aimed to foster mutual understanding, promote military collaboration, and explore avenues for continued partnership. The discussions highlight the thrust of the Commandant to transform the Marine Corps' operating forces from a land-centric warriors into seaborne and littoral-based force in readiness.


Maritime Soul, Occupational Health and Safety, Specialized Forces, Training as a routine grind. Relevant and Reliable, Ethos and Enthusiasm, Adaptive, Duty to God Country and People, Yield to the interest of the Corps.

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