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Belize Coast Guard Making History

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For the first time in history a female officer is set to fill the post of Acting Vice Commandant on the Belize Coast Guard. Lieutenant Commander Alma Pinelo of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye will assume the responsibility while current Vice Commandant, Commander Gregory Soberanis, assumes command as Acting Commandant during the one year that Commander, Captain Elton Bennett will be on a leave of study in the United Kingdom from August 2020 to August 2021.

This leave of study is a vital component in Commander, Captain Elton Bennett’s professional military education in strategic level studies to further enhance his capacity to contribute to the National Security apparatus in Belize.

Congratulations to all!

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