Top USMC official visits PN headquarters

November 25, 2012 5:16 am 

MANILA, Nov. 24 – Underscoring the close military relations of the Philippines and the United States, Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling, the commander of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Forces Pacific, paid a visit at the Philippine Navy (PN) headquarters on Roxas Blvd., Manila early this week.

The USMC Forces Pacific is based at Camp H.M. Smith in Hawaii.

Robling was received by Commodore Jesus C. Millan, PN chief of naval staff, during his visit last Nov. 19.

Prior to his visit to the PN headquarters, Robling visited the Philippine Marine Corps headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City and called on PMC commandant Major Gen. Rustico O. Guerrero.

Robling took command of the USMC Forces Pacific in August 2012.

Prior to his present post, he was the USMC deputy commandant for aviation.

Robling joined the Marine Corps in 1976 after graduating from Central Washington University with a degree in Business Administration and earned his wings in 1978.

His previous assignments included a stint as chief of staff, Striking and Support Forces NATO in Naples, Italy.

More recently, Robling commanded the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, as well as the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Base in Japan. (PNA)

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