The Command, through the Office of Ethical Standards and Public Accountability (OESPA), conducted the one-day OESPA Family Conference with a theme, “PADAYON PAF: Upholding Transparency and Accountability” at the PAF Aerospace Museum Function Hall, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on 260800 to 1700 November 2019. The said activity was attended by 80 participants from different PAF Units composed of Unit OESPA Chiefs, NCOICs and Civilian Human Resource.
The Commission of Appointments (CA) confirmed the ad interim appointments of twelve (12) senior officers of the Philippine Air Force along with 111 other senior officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines during its plenary session presided by Senate President/Chairman of the Commission Vicente C. Sotto III, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at the Senate of the Philippines, Pasay City.
Confirmed to the ranks of Colonel, Philippine Air Force were:
IN PHOTOS: COL DANIEL D TANSIP (CHS) PAF (GSC) assumed as the new Chief Air Chaplain replacing COL ROQUE KIM B PEDROZA (CHS) PAF (GSC) in an Assumption of Chief of Office Ceremony on November 21, 2019 at Agunod Hall, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City with the Chief of Air Staff, MGEN GLICERIO G PERALTA AFP, as the Presiding Officer.
IN PHOTOS: The Philippine Air Force, through the Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Reservist and Retiree Affairs, A-9, conducted a signing of Memorandum of Agreement between the Armed Forces of the Philippines - Philippine Air Force and Angeles University Foundation Medical Center Inc. (AUFMCI) at the New Hall of Flags, Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on November 18, 2019.
In our bid to improve our Command and Control capability and further enhance the planning capacity in the employment of different PAF aircraft and system in Southern Luzon, TOWSOL conducted the PAF Air Power Capability Forum at Headquarters, Joint Task Force “BICOLANDIA” (JTFB), at Camp Elias Angeles, Pili, Camarines Sur on November 11, 2019.
Present at the activity were BGEN PEALE JON L BONDOC AFP, Deputy Commander, JTFB as the Guest of Honor; COL LLEWILLYN S BANAAG PAF (GSC), Acting Wing Commander, TOWSOL; and, LTC MELVIN A BANUA PAF (GSC), Group Commander, TOG 5.
Tactical Operations Command through its Command Safety Office conducted the Monthly Safety Meeting at EAAB Grandstand on 15 November 2019. The activity was attended by the Officers and Enlisted Personnel, PAF stationed at EAAB, Grandstand with COL JESUS NELSON B MORALES PAF (GSC) Chief of Command Staff, TOC.
The Following Presentations were discussed:
1. Safety Lessons Learned by 1LT JUNE S DE JESUS PAF, Intel Officer, 206th THS
2. Safety Installation of Electrical Decoration by CPT ARTHUR B GABASA PAF, SC, 533TH CES
The Philippine Air Force welcomed the newly promoted PAF Generals and Senior Officers in a Donning of Ranks Ceremony held at the New Hall of Flags, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base on November 14, 2019.
Six (6) General and Senior Officers of the PAF were donned to the ranks of MAJOR GENERAL and BRIGADIER GENERAL with the Vice Commander, PAF MGEN PELAGIO R VALENZUELA AFP as Presiding Officer.
The Philippine Air Force held the Change of Chief of Office Ceremony of Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Civil Military Operations, A-7 at the New Hall of Flags, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on November 14, 2019.
The ceremony was presided by the Chief of Air Staff MGEN GLICERIO G PERALTA AFP.
The Outgoing Chief of Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Civil Military Operations, COL GERARDO M ZAMUDIO JR PAF (MNSA) relegated his responsibilities to COL GERALD L NALDOZA PAF (GSC).
The C-295M #177 was formally accepted and turned over to the Philippine Air Force and was subsequently blessed on November 11, 2019, at the Haribon Hangar, Clark Air Base, Air Force City, Mabalacat, Pampanga with the Secretary of National Defense, DELFIN N LORENZANA, as Guest of Honor.
The C-295M aircraft was acquired by the Department of National Defense from Spain’s Airbus Defense and Space (ADS) as part of the Command and Control Fixed-Wing Turbo Prop Acquisition (C2FWTPA) Project under the Revised AFP Modernization Program.