The 570th CTW Logo

The White Background on the left is symbolic of peace and tranquility the unit upholds.
The Red Background which divides the shield diagonally stands for the courage and determination of its personnel in pursuing its mission as vanguard of the mainland Palawan and Kalayaan Group of Islands, its area of responsibility.

The Green Laurel Leaves symbolizes that this wing is the home of achievers and continue to make valuable contribution of the attainment of PAF mission and AFP mission in general.
The Philippine Eagle depicts the air assets at hand being employed to accomplish the mission.



Brief History

570th Composite Tactical Wing is tasked to perform Tactical Air operations within its assigned area of responsibility and to provide, operate and maintain base services at station/location. Through the years, its existence as a vital component of Philippine Air Force has contributed extensively to the objectives of national security, socio-economic development, maintenance of peace and order and the preservation of the environment.

  • March 1973

    Task Force Palawan

    The Philippine Air Force was tasked to organize a Task Force in Palawan under the General Order Number 333, HPAF dtd 08 March 1973 an TO Nr AF-08-73 dtd 02 March 1973 in compliance with the mandate of Proclamation 1081. Hence, the second day of March 1973 marked the birth of an Air Force unit in Palawan. It was organized to secure the Western Frontier of the country under the Leadership of COL GREGORIO C CASTRO PAF (GSC). As a Task Force, its mission was to perform air operation in Palawan are and Kalayaan Group of Islands (KIG) in support of the AFP mission. Task Force Palawan was directly under the operational of the Commanding General, PAF and under the command control of Sulu Frontier Air Command (SUFAC). It was stationed at Puerto Princesa City.

  • September 1974

    202nd Air Base Wing

    The Air Force Finance Center was organized pursuant to General Order Nr 130, HPAF dated 20 Oct 1973. Activated and manned as a provisional unit on 01 November 1973. The Commanding General, PAF exercises Command and Control, while the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Comptrollership, A-6 has the staff supervision on the PAF Finance Center. All of the Officers, Enlisted Personnel and Civilian Personnel from the Office of the Director for Finance and the Finance Office of the different Wings/Units were absorbed by the PAF Finance Center. And finally, Pursuant to para II GO Nr 273, GHQ AFP dtd 15 April 1987, the Philippine Air Force Finance Center (PAFFC) was activated as regular unit of the Philippine Air Force and assigned Armed Forces of the Philippines Table of Organization and Equipment Number p14-4 effective 10 April 1987. Personnel and equipment of the Center shall be within the authorized ceiling of the Philippine Air Force

  • November 1980

    570th Air Base Wing

    On the first of November 1980, the wing activated its detachment in Kalayaan Island/Pagasa pursuant to General Orders Nr 383, HPAF dtd 30 October 1980. On the sixteenth of April 1983, 570th Air Base Wing was placed under the command and control of the Commanding General, PAF pursuant to Sec III, para 1 General Orders Nr 93, HPAF 17 March 1983.

  • 16 June 1983

    570th Composite Tactical Wing

    Finally, on the sixteenth of June 1983, the 570th ABW was re-organized and re-designated as 570th Composite Tactical Wing pursuant to Sec I General Orders nr 258, HPAF dtd 22 June 1983. The 570th Composite Tactical Wing mission is to provide and maintain base services and its respective stations/ locations and to perform combat air operations on its area of responsibility.

  • March 2006

    4th Tactical Operations Wing

    On fourteenth March 2006 the 570th Composite Tactical Wing was re-organized and re-designated as 4th Tactical Operations Wing Pursuant to General Orders nr 90, HPAF dtd 16 March 2006 under the command and control of Tactical Operations Command headed by then MGEN PEDRO IKE I INSERTO AFP.

  • 31 August 2007

    Re-designated as 570th Composite Tactical Wing

    After one year, four months and seventeen days to be exact, the Wing was again re-organized and re-designated as 570th Composite Tactical Wing pursuant to para I General Orders Nr 305 HPAF dtd 31 August 2007 under the command and control of Commanding General, PAF.

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The Wing Commander

COLONEL NESTOR FLORENTE DC RAYOS PAF (GSC)

Commander 06 June 2017 - present

BGEN ROMEO N DELA CRUZ AFP
06 April 2016 - 06 June 2017

BGEN ANDRE P TANYAG AFP
14 JUL 2015 - 06 APR 2016

BGEN ERNESTO R MILO AFP
12 NOV 2014 - 14 JUL 2015

BGEN CONRADO V PARRA JR AFP
24 JAN 2013 - 12 NOV 2014

BGEN EUSAQUITO P MANALO AFP
APR 2012 - 24 JAN 2013

BGEN ESTABAN A CASTRO AFP
18 MAR 2010 - APR 2012

BGEN ROY O DEVERATURDA AFP
10 FEB 2009 - 18 MAR 2010

BGEN ARTEMIO A OROSCO AFP
09 AUG 2008 - 10 FEB 2009

COL JOSE-TONY E VILLARETE (GSC) PAF
09 AUG 2007 - 09 AUG 2008

BGEN LINO HORACIO E LAPINID AFP
21 JUN 2006 - 09 AUG 2007

BGEN AURELIO A MARQUEZ AFP
04 NOV 2004 - 04 FEB 2006

BGEN PROSPERO M OCAMPO AFP
07 NOV 2003 - 04 NOV 2004

BGEN EDWIN M GALZOTE AFP
03 SEP 2002 - 06 NOV 2003

BGEN APOLONIO D UGALE AFP
23 AUG 2001 - 03 AUG 2002

BGEN FELIPE C GAERLAN AFP
28 MAR 2001 - 23 AUG 2001

BGEN AVELINO L ABIOL AFP
16 JUL 1999 - 28 MAR 2001

COL NELSON G ESLAO (GSC) PAF
01 FEB 1999 - 16 JUL 1999

BGEN HERNANDO SJ LOPEZ AFP
01 JUN 1997 - 01 FEB 1999

COL BENIGNO R KATINDOY (GSC) PAF
23 FEB 1997 - 01 JUN 1997

BGEN JOVENAR N REAMBILLO AFP
01 APR 1995 - 23 FEB 1997

BGEN RAYMOND M BULOS AFP
05 AUG 1994 - 01 APR 1995

COL SANTIAGO R MADRID (GSC) PAF
08 JUL 1994 - 05 AUG 1994

COL FELIX B DUEÑAS (GSC) PAF
14 JUN 1994 - 08 JUL 1994

COL DECIEMBRE D TAN (GSC0 PAF
08 OCT 1993 - 14 JUN 1994

COL FELIX B DUEÑAS (GSC) PAF
18 SEP 1993 - 08 OCT 1993

COL SAMUEL T FARRE (GSC) PAF
10 JUN 1993 - 18 SEP 1993

COL WILLIAM K HOTCHKISS (GSC) PAF
20 OCT 1992 - 10 JUN 1993

BGEN REGINO R VILLANUEVA AFP
13 OCT 1991 - 20 OCT 1992

BGEN CIRIACO S RECONQUISTA AFP
02 NOV 1989 - 13 OCT 1991

COL REYNALDO F SILE (GSC) PAF
01 AUG 1989 - 02 NOV 1989

COL SANTIAGO H MEDRANA JR (GSC) PAF
07 APR 1988 - 01 AUG 1989

COL ARMANDO A GARCIA (GSC) PAF
08 AUG 1987 - 07 APR 1988

COL JOSE V DAGUM (GSC) PAF
14 JUL 1987 - 08 AUG 1987

COL DEMETRIO S CAMUA (GSC) PAF
01 JUN 1987 - 14 JUL 1987

COL SESINADO D CANDING (GSC) PAF
01 OCT 1986 - 01 JUN 1987

COL ISABELO R AGUDO (GSC) PAF
08 MAR 1986 - 01 OCT 1986

COL SEVERINO P HERNANDO (GSC) PAF
05 NOV 1985 - 08 MAR 1986

COL ROMEO S DAVID (GSC) PAF
16 JUN 1983 - 05 NOV 1985

COL ALBERTO B PALOMO (GSC) PAF
04 NOV 1982 - 16 JUN 1983

COL ELISEO D BALUYOT (GSC) PAF
14 MAY 1981 - 04 NOV 1982

COL RODOLFO A ENCARMA (GSC) PAF
01 NOV 1980 - 14 MAY 1981

COL DOMINGO R ALONZO (GSC) PAF
01 JUN 1980 - 01 NOV 1980

COL ELISEO D BALUYOT (GSC) PAF
01 MAR 1980 - 01 JUN 1980

COL GREGORIO C CASTRO (MNSA) PAF
01 MAY 1976 - 01 MAR 1980

COL FEDERICO DONESA (MNSA) PAF
02 JAN 1975 - 01 MAY 1976

COL DOMINGO RODRIGUEZ (MNSA) PAF
09 SEPT 1974 - 02 JAN 1975

COL GREGORIO C CASTRO (MNSA) PAF
02 MAR 1973 - 09 SEPT 1974