PAF ON ITS FEET ICOW BENGUET FOREST FIRE

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 02/22/2019 - 12:26

With the unfortunate overtaking of a massive forest fire in Itogon, Benguet on February 20, 2019 (Wednesday), the Philippine Air Force wasted no time and immediately conducted an Aerial Reconnaissance and Rapid Disaster Assessment and Needs Analysis (RDANA) particularly to engulfed hit area in Barangay Ampucao led by the 505th Search and Rescue Group.

In addition, a bambi bucket was also launched to secure and prevent the fire from spreading along the area utilizing the PAF CUH Bell 412 aircraft with tail Nr 321.

PAF CONDUCTS JOINT CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONIES FOR TOC, ALC AND CHANGE OF CHIEF OF OFFICE CEREMONY OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF AIR STAFF

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 02/21/2019 - 08:25

The Philippine Air Force conducted the Joint Change of Command Ceremonies for the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), MGEN ALLEN T PAREDES AFP; Commander of Air Logistics Command (ALC), MGEN NICOLAS C PARILLA AFP; and Commander of Tactical Operations Command (TOC), MGEN PELAGIO R VALENZUELA AFP on February 20, 2019 at PAF Gymnasium, CJVAB in Pasay City with the CG, PAF LTGEN ROZZANO D BRIGUEZ AFP.

PAF WELCOMES NEW VICE COMMANDER

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 02/21/2019 - 08:22

The Philippine Air Force welcomes new Vice Commander, MGen Nicolas C Parilla AFP during the Change of Command Ceremony held at Hall of Flags, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on 19 February 2019.

A member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Hinirang” Class of 1987, MGen Parilla assumes as the new Vice Commander of the Philippine Air Force. MGen Parilla was the former Commander of Air Logistics Command (ALC).

AIR SENTINELS IN TOW WEST COMMENDED FOR EXCELLING IN DIFFERENT PAF COURSES

Submitted by AFPAO on Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:22

After demonstrating academic excellence in different Professional Military Education and Specialization Courses, personnel of Tactical Operations Wing West were given due recognition during the Flag Raising Ceremony held on February 18, 2019 at TOW West, Antonio Bautista Air Base, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

For their academic achievements, the following personnel were awarded with Military Commendation Medal by their Wing Commander, BrigGen Rene S Diaz AFP:

TACTICAL OPERATIONS GROUP 5 TURNED OVER EIGHT (8) PCS OF TRASH BINS

Submitted by AFPAO on Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:14

Tactical Operations Group 5 turned over eight (8) pcs of trash bins to Miss Robie Jane S. Dig, Field Instruction Student II of Bicol University College of Social Sciences and Philosophy Social Work Department. Said trash bins will be used as part of her social work community and development projects and to address the issues and concerns of the community people about waste management that will benefit 76 household and 88 families of Purok 7 Barangay Matanag Legazpi City.