FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – No amount of rain can dampen the fighting spirits of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) civilian athletes from nabbing the overall championship title of this year’s Armed Forces of the Philippines Civilian Employees (AFP CEs) Sportsfest after going home with six gold medals as the event officially closed on Tuesday afternoon, August 14.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) officially conducted the highly-regarded AFP Joint Exercise 2018 dubbed as Dagat, Langit at Lupa (DAGIT-PA) which started last July 23 up to August in the different areas of Palawan, Zambales and Nueva Ecija.
The goal of the vigorous training is to enhance and equip the personnel and unit capacities of joint forces that will surely enable the essence of readiness to address contingencies across mission areas. Organized workshop were all carefully planned and progressively sequenced for the benefit of all the participants.
The 220th Airlift Wing conducted a blessing ceremony of the Nomad N-22C aircraft with tail number 87 last August 03, 2018 at the 220th AW Hangar with the Wing Commander BRIGADIER GENERAL STEPHEN P PARREÑO AFP as host.
The Nomad aircraft play a major role in the conduct of light lift operations for years now such as maritime patrol, relief operations, medical evacuation specifically on remote areas, immediate search and reconnaissance, aerial survey mapping, troops relieving, tactical support, maintenance, training and VIP flights.
A total of ten (10) New People’s Army took part during the Oath of Allegiance and turn-over of firearms in a ceremony held at the satellite office of the Presidential Adviser for Southern Tagalog, A. Mabini Ave., Tanauan City in Batangas on August 14, 2018.
The activity was presided and witnessed by the Secretaries from the DND, DILG, Presidential Adviser for Southern Tagalog, Batangas Government Officials and other top military commanders.
Ending the drought, Airwoman First Class Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) bags the Philippine first gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games where she competed in 53kg women's weightlifting category held in Jakarta Indonesia on August 21, 2018.
Congratulations, AW1C DIAZ! The PAF is so proud of you 💪🏼🥇
The 710th Special Operations Wing celebrated its 27th Founding Anniversary at Col Ernesto Ravina Air Base on July 30, 2018 with the theme "710th SPOW @ 27: A partner for change in pursuit of peace and resilient development."
The activity started with a capability demonstration showcasing the Counter-Terrorist Operations; Combat Control Operations; Explosive Ordnance Disposal Operations; K-9 Search and Rescue; K-9 Explosives and Narcotics Detection; Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and yield explosives Operations.