DAVAO CITY, June 12, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte honored the sacrifice of the fallen Marines who died fighting the Maute Group in Marawi City.
President Duterte welcomed the bodies of the troopers at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City, last June 11.
Honored with salutes were:
- 1Lt. Raymond M. Abad,
- 1Lt. John Frederick S Savellano,
- SSgt. Joven Q. Triston,
- Sgt. Simeon I. Plares,
- Cpl. Rolan H. Sumagpang,
- Pfc Marvin Russel D. Gomez,
- Pvt. Bernie Jhon B. Lunas,
- and PFC Gener C. Tinangag.
Duterte also attended the funerals of the marines.