205THW’s “New Bees” Take The Lead In Supporting Presidential Endeavors

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:44

25 October 2017

The new platforms of the 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing – five Bell 412 Combat Utility Helicopters (CUH) – that arrived in 2015 have become sedulous in performing various missions in the country especially during the appalling Marawi Siege. These platforms were also utilized by President Rodrigo R Duterte in his visits to Marawi in order to express his desire to end the urban warfare as well as show his support to the Filipino soldiers.

Farewell To The Men And Women Of Col Jesus Villamor Air Base

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:36

20 October 2017

IN PHOTOS: The Commanding General, Philippine Air Force, Lieutenant General Edgar R Fallorina AFP made his last stop as he officially bid his farewell to the men and women of Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City held at 250th Presidential Airlift Wing, Fixed Wing Hangar on October 18, 2017.

Proud and thankful, the CG PAF also took the opportunity to join in the prepared boodle fight and mingle with other Senior Officers, HPAF Staff, Enlisted Personnel and Civilian Employees in attendance.

The CG PAF is set to retire on October 2017.

Farewell To The Men And Women Of Philippine Military Academy

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:28

19 October 2017

IN PHOTOS: The Commanding General of the Philippine Air Force, Lieutenant General Edgar R Fallorina AFP, accompanied by his Lady, Mrs Erica T Fallorina and daughter Feona, bid farewell to the men and women of Philippine Military Academy in Baguio held on October 14, 2017.

Lt Gen Fallorina, a graduate of PMA “Matikas” Class of 1983, was given full military honors despite the heavy downpour.

The visit is part of CG, PAF's farewell visit ceremonies as he is set to retire in October 2017.

Photo by: Msg Bruna PAF

K9-Handler Course And Ammunition Management Course Spearheaded By The 710TH SPOW

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:22

19 October 2017

The Joint Closing Ceremony of K9-Handler Course CL-16 – 16 and Ammunition Management Course (AMC) CL-10 – 17 was successfully held on October 02, 2017 at the Multi-Purpose Hall, 710TH Special Operations Wing, Colonel Ernesto Ravina Air Base, Crow Valley Military Reservation, Capas, Tarlac.

One of the highlights of the activity is the awarding of deserving personnel with Brigadier General Laurcris P Tumanda AFP, Commander of 710th SPOW as the Guest of Honor.

Courtesy of: 710th SPOW

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.

CG PAF's Champagne Flight and Farewell Visit to AETDC

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:07

12 October 2017

Already set to retire in October 2017, the Philippine Air Force's 34th Commanding General, Lieutenant General Edgar R Fallorina AFP, carried out his "Champagne Flight" on October 6, 2017 at the Air Education Training and Doctine Command, Fernando Air Base in Lipa City, Batangas where he utilized the SF-260 Marchetti aircraft.

Heroes for the Heroes of Marawi

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:55

12 October 2017

107 personnel from the Air Force City Units donated 48,150 CC of blood to which they became heroes for the heroes of Marawi as they participated in the bloodletting activity initiated by the 410th Maintenance Wing held at the Officer’s Club, Air Force City, Clark Air Base, Pampanga on September 8, 2017.

710th SPOW Conducts Feeding Activity and Drug Awareness Program

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:50

12 October 2017

With Major Allain Oliver Palasigue PAF, Group Commander of the 780th Ground Based Air Defense Group as Keynote Speaker, the group successfully conducted its Feeding Activity and Drug Awareness Program to the faculty, students and parents of Sitio Culubasa Elementary School, Barangay Anon, Floridablanca, Pampanga on September 27, 2017.

The 780th GBADG also distributed assorted clothes led by 2Lt Jonathan C Cave PAF.

Airmen Athletes Win Medals at 2017 SEA Games

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:47

12 October 2017

Nine athletes of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) went home with flying colors as they competed in the recently concluded 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The following medalists are:

GOLD

A2C Eumir Felix D Marcial PAF - Boxing (Middle Weight)

SILVER

A2C Mario A Fernandez PAF - Boxing (Bantam Weight)

A2C Jason C Huerte PAF - Sepak Takraw (Men's Regu)

A2C Regie Reznan T Pabriga PAF - Sepak Takraw (Linking)

AM Joert T JUmawan PAF - Sepak Takraw (Linking)

BRONZE

PAFPMC Celebrates Its 10th Founding Anniversary

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:31

12 October 2017

The Philippine Air Force Personnel Management Center (PAFPMC) celebrated its 10th year founding anniversary on October 05, 2017 at the New Hall of Flags, Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City with the PAF Vice Commander, Major General Rozzano D Briguez AFP, as guest of honor.

Celebrating the unit’s achievements, personnel were awarded with plaques of appreciation to recognize their outstanding performance and contributionto the PAFPMC. The following are:

Officer of the Year – 2Lt Darwin N Padilla PAF