355th AEW Marks Seven Decades of Distinction

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:16

17 October 2017

The 355th Aviation Engineer Wing headed by Brigadier General Rolando S Acop AFP celebrated its 70th Founding Anniversary on October 17, 2017 at 355th AEW Grandstand, Basa Air Base, Floridablanca, Pampanga with this year’s theme, “355th AEW @ 70: Engineers in Action; Responding to Challenges and Rebuilding Hopes for National Security and Development.”

Gracing the occasion were the Philippine Air Force Commanding General Lieutenant General Edgar R Fallorina AFP, as guest of honor, and his lady, Mrs Erica T Fallorina.

One of the highlights of the anniversary celebration was the presentation of awards to the following corollary, outstanding units, personnel, and concerned stakeholders who exuded sterling performances and provided invaluable support to the Wing:

Outstanding Units

356th Aviation Engineer Group – Group of the Year

3572nd Aviation Engineer Squadron – Squadron of the Year

Outstanding Personnel

1Lt Arren S Tolentino O-144886 PAF – Officer of the Year


SSg Dionisio E Panganiban 842595 PAF – NCO of the Year

A1C Joel A Aguila 870208 PAF – Airman of the Year

Mr Elizalde S Mandac CE – Civilian Employee of the Year

Specialty Awards

1Lt Marcon E Viernes O-145652 PAF – Engineer of the Year

A1C Edmond Jorge A Gloriani 892803 PAF – Woodworker of the Year

A1C Mark Ryan A Perez 883299 PAF – Pipe Fitter of the Year

A1C Mark Anthony D Lagajeno 883012 PAF – Stone Worker of the Year

A1C Nestor M Oro Jr 882909 PAF – Electrician of the Year

A1C Jethel Rhecie T Millamena 870348 PAF – Protective Coating Specialist of the Year

Sgt Ambrocio L Padillos Jr 874972 PAF – Metal Fabrication Specialist of the Year

SSg Henry B Ong 842568 PAF – Heavy Equipment Operator of the Year

A1C Jezreel P Pastrana 896737 PAF – Mobility Equipment Operator of the Year

A1C Mark Joseph M Muleta 882960 PAF – Mobility and Heavy Equipment Mechanic of the Year

Special Awards

Engineer Romulo M Sara, Structural Engineer/Consultant

2Lt Pedro S Santiago PAF (RET), Barangay Captain, Pandaguirig, Floridablanca, Pampanga.

Mr Eric M Bautista, Officer-In-Charge, Municipal Skills Training Center