AIR FORCE RESERVE COMMAND

History


THE AFRC TRACES ITS HUMBLE BEGINNING WHEN IT WAS ACTIVATED ON 01 DECEMBER 1979 PURSUANT TO HPAF GENERAL ORDERS NUMBER 291. ON THE PASSING YEARS, THE FORMERLY CALLED AIR FORCE RESERVE DIVISION BECAME THE PRESENT AIR FORCE RESERVE COMMAND WHICH STARTED FROM THE PROFOUND LEADERSHIP OF THE LATE COL RODOLFO C ABAD SANTOS. IT IS PRESENTLY UNDER THE COMMAND OF BGEN ENRICO L IGNACIO AFP.


Mission


THE COMMAND'S MISSION IS TO ORGANIZE, TRAIN, EQUIP, DEVELOP AND ADMINISTER THE PAF RESERVE FORCE AS THE BASE FOR EXPANSION IN THE EVENT OF WAR, INVASION OR REBELLION AND DISASTER OR CALAMITIES


Function


THE AIRFORCE RESERVE COMMAND IS IN CHARGED OF RESERVIST MANPOWER BUILD UP, TRAINING, MOBILIZATION, OPERATIONAL READINESS, AND CONDUCT OF CIVIC AND HUMANITARIAN ROLES. IT IS ALSO IN THE FOREFRONT OF RELIEF AND RESCUE OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE OF ESSENTIAL PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND ADMINITRATOR OF THE PAF RESERVE FORCE.


Capabilities


THIS COMMAND HAVE ITS CAPABILITIES AS PART OF OUR MISSION ADMINISTER THE RESERVE FORCE BUILD UP, CONDUCT TRAINING ENHANCEMENT BOTH RESERVIST AND ACTIVE PERSONNEL, MONITOR THE MOBILIZATION OF OUR RESEVIST, SUPPORT TO ISO/IPSP AND DISATER RESPONSE.


Air Reserve Center Mission


TO TRAIN, DEVELOP AND UTILIZE THE CITIZEN ARMED FORCES OF THE PAF WITHIN ITS AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY.


Air Force Wing Reserve Mission


TO PROVIDE FORCES AS BASE FOR EXPANSION FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES TO AIR BASE WING AND ITS TENANT UNITS IN THE EVENT OF WAR, INVASION OR REBELLION AND DISASTER OR CALAMITIES.


Location of AFRC Units


THE HEADQUARTERS AIR FORCE RESERVE COMMAND IS LOCATED HAT CLARK AIR BASE, PAMPANGA. WE HAVE AIR RESERVE CENTERS, THE PRIMARY ACTIVE OPERATING UNITS OF THE COMMAND DISPERSED NATIONWIDE, THE 1ST AIR RESERVE CENTER IS BASED IN COL JESUS VILLAMOR AIR BASE, PASAY CITY, THE COMMANIDNG OFFICER IS COL WILFREDO A BUHAYO JR PAF (GSC) WHILE THE 1ST AFWR COMMANDER IS COL RAYMUNDO FRANCISCO PAFR (GSC) , 2ND AIR RESERVE CENTER IN CLARK AIR BASE, AIR FORCE CITY, PAMPANGA UNDER THE COMMAND OF LTC GEORGE J TAGLE PAF (GSC) , WHILE THE 2ND AFWR COMMANDER IS COL ARTEMIO A ADASA JR PAF (GSC) 3RD AIR RESERVE CENTER BASED IN FERNANDO AIR BASE, LIPA CITY UNDER LTC LEODIGARIO Y MACALINTAL PAF (GSC), WHILE 3RD AFWR COMMANDER IS COL NELSON P COLLANTES PAFR (MNSA) 4TH AIR RESERVE CENTER IS BASED IN ANTONIO BAUTISTA AIR BASE, PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PALAWAN, UNDER LTC ROGELIO T PEREZ PAF (GSC), WHILE THE 4TH AFWR COMMANDER IS BGEN CONSTANCIA P DE GUZMAN AFPR 5TH AIR RESERVE CENTER BASED IN BENITO EBUEN AIR BASE, LAPU-LAPU CITY, WHILE THE 5TH AFWR COMMANDER IS BGEN CORNELIO P PELAEZ AFPR MACTAN UNDER THE COMMAND OF LTC JOSE TADEO M JAVIER II PAF (GSC), 6TH AIR RESERVE CENTER IN EDWIN ANDREWS AIR BASE, ZAMBOANGA CITY, COMMANDING OFFICER, COL JOSE VICTOR L VARGAS PAF (GSC), WHILE THE 6TH AFWR COMMANDER IS COL HILARIO B FRIGILLANA PAFR (MNSA), 7TH AIR RESERVE CENTER IN TACTICAL OPERATIONS GROUP (TOG) 11 DAVAO CITY, COMMANDING OFFICER COL NAPOLEON A TACUT PAF (GSC), WHILE THE AFWR COMMANDER IS COL CARLYZAR S DIVINAGRACIA PAFR (MNSA)AND 8TH AIR RESERVE CENTER IN TACTICAL OPERATIONS GROUP (TOG) 10, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, COMMANDING OFFICER, LTC GAUDENCIO M LAURON PAF (GSC).