PAF CONDUCTS AWARDS DAY 2020

Submitted by AFPAO on Mon, 07/06/2020 - 20:18

The Philippine Air Force conducted the Awards Day as part of its 73rd Founding Anniversary Celebration. The activity was conducted in a “New Normal” manner through Video Tele-Conferencing with the respective Unit Commanders at their respective Bases/Units on July 6, 2020 with the Commanding General Philippine Air Force, as the Presiding Officer. 

Highlighted during the activity was the presentation of CG, PAF Streamer Awardees through VTC to the following Units:

PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE AT 73: “TAKING THE LEAD AND SOARING AS ONE TOWARDS NATIONAL SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT”

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 07/02/2020 - 13:19

The Philippine Air Force celebrated its 73rd Founding Anniversary in a simple ceremony at the Philippine Air Force Multi-Purpose Gymnasium Philippine Air Force on July 01, 2020, with President and AFP Commander-in-Chief, Rodrigo Roa Duterte as the Guest of Honor.

In adherence to the new normal to prevent the spread of the COVID-19, a limited number of attendees were present during the activity while personnel at different PAF bases witnessed the anniversary celebration via Livestream. 

2ND PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE-ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE AIRMAN-TO-AIRMAN TALKS HELD

Submitted by AFPAO on Sat, 06/27/2020 - 11:32

COLONEL JESUS VILLAMOR AIRBASE, PASAY CITY– In the midst of challenging times brought forth by a pandemic, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) find a way to stay connected and work together via video teleconference as demonstrated through the 2nd PAF-RAAF Airman-to-Airman (A2A) Talks that took place on 26 June 2020.

“As much as we want to meet and shake each other’s hands in better times, we have to adapt to the situation given to us and move forward.” Said by the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Plans, A-5 during his opening remarks.

PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE AND JAPAN AIR SELF-DEFENSE FORCE: STRENGTHENING BILATERAL TIES

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 06/18/2020 - 19:41

COLONEL JESUS VILLAMOR AIRBASE, PASAY CITY-- Despite the challenges COVID-19 has caused across the globe, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) Officers engaged their counterparts from the Koku-Jieitai or Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) in a Coordination Meeting to discuss future bilateral engagements and enhance their relationship on 16 June 2020.

COL ALVIN M HATE MNSA (PAF), the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Plans, A-5 highlighted the growing bilateral cooperation between the Philippines and Japan and how military-to-military engagements are key to its continued success.

COL JEFFREY M VILELA PAF (GSC) ASSUMES AS NEW ACTING WING COMMANDER, TOWEASTMIN

Submitted by AFPAO on Tue, 06/16/2020 - 18:43

On 16 June 2020, a simple Assumption of Command Ceremony through Video Teleconference was conducted at the TOW EastMin VIP Lounge, Davao Air Station, Brgy Sasa, Davao City.

COL JEFFREY M VILELA PAF (GSC) assumed as the new Acting Wing Commander of Tactical Operations Wing Eastern Mindanao (TOW EastMin) with the Commanding General, Philippine Air Force, LTGEN ALLEN T PAREDES AFP as the Guest of Honor and Speaker live through a Video Teleconference Application.

GENERAL ARNULFO G ACEDERA JR AFP: A FATHER WHO LED THE ARMED FORCES INTO GREATER HEIGHTS

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:47

GENERAL ARNULFO G ACEDERA JR was born in Cardona, Rizal on 18 December 1941. In 1959, he joined the Philippine Military Academy and graduated as a member of the PMA Class of 1963. Immediately after, he started his Military Pilot Training in the Philippine Air Force Flying School in Lipa City where he graduated in 1965.

PLDT DONATES MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES TO PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 06/05/2020 - 18:39

PLDT Enterprise through its Corporate Social Responsibility Program has donated a total worth of Php 1,865,000.00 of 118 various mobile communication devices with top-up loads and SIM cards to the Philippine Air Force on June 05, 2020, at the New Hall of Flags, Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.

This initiative is part of the CG, PAF's Command Guidance to nurture a culture of innovation, safety, and excellence, and expand the scope and participation of purposive stakeholder engagements.