228th TCTS IS NOW ACCREDITED AS SECONDARY TRAINING UNIT

Submitted by AFPAO on Tue, 08/13/2019 - 15:07

Last 07 August 2019, no less than the Deputy Chief of Staff for Education and Training, J8, MGEN AUGUSTO D DELA PEÑA AFP formally conferred the "Certificate of Recognition" to the 228th Transport Crew Training Squadron (TCTS) for its accreditation as a Secondary AFP Education and Training Unit in the Specialized Military Education and Training Institution Category. The certificate was received by the Squadron Commander, 228th TCTS, MAJOR MARJORIE MUKAY SIA PAF.

HEROES IN SACRIFICE

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:18

The Southern Stinger Flight, stationed at TOWSOL, Camp Nakar, Lucena City, was tasked to conduct a mission in the dispersed areas of Occidental and Oriental Mindoro. The mission was aimed to uphold immediate assistance to the ground forces through the conduct of troop insertion and extrication, resupply, and aerial reconnaissance to support the ongoing combat operations spearheaded by the 4IB, PA, in spite of the challenging landing zones, mountainous terrains, gusting winds, and other unforeseeable circumstances.

CONTINUOUS SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL OPERATIONS AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE AND DISASTER RESPONSE ACTIVITIES

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:50

The Tactical Operations Group 6 together with the 505th Search and Rescue Group of the Philippine Air Force, on their 3rd day of continuous Search and Retrieval Operations for the remaining missing victims of the squall which capsized 3 motorized passenger banca along Iloilo-Guimaras Strait which transpired last 03 August 2019, spotted a lifeless body wearing black T-shirt and black shorts floating between the islands of guimaras and negros around 0945H early this morning.

PAF FLIES OVER ILOILO-GUIMARAS STRAIT IN SEARCH OF MISSING PASSENGERS

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 08/08/2019 - 17:15

The Philippine Air Force’s 505th Search and Rescue Group together with the Tactical Operations Group 6 conducted continuous search and retrieval operations over Iloilo-Guimaras Strait after a squall capsized three (3) pump boats, M/B Chi-chi and M/B Kezziah from Iloilo to Guimaras, and M/B Jenny Vince from Guimaras to Iloilo, past noon on Saturday, August 03, 2019.