The commander of Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment 1 in Sattahip has been named the next chief of staff for the Royal Thai Fleet’s Frigate Squadron 2.
Capt. Sompong Phuwiang bid farewell to his troops at the Air and Coastal Defense Command in Sattahip April 10. He is succeeded by Capt. Somprasong Witladilokphan, director of ACDC’s operations center.
Capt. Sompong Phuwiang hands over the company flag to Capt. Somprasong Witladilokphan.
Sompong thanked sailors for their diligence, making a sacrifice and completing their missions with honor.
He said Somprasong has held many distinguished positions on land and sea and is a knowledgeable individual with talent and will help the anti-aircraft regiment to succeed.
Somprasong said he was honored to take over the division and asked for the cooperation of his troops.
Frigate Squadron 2 participates in numerous international joint exercises and was part of the task force that patrolled the Somalia coast.