Ad-interim appointments of 45 promoted PAF officers confirmed, 2 others promoted

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 06/29/2018 - 08:21

PAF Generals and senior officers who appeared before the Commission on Appointments on Sept 9, 2015 get confirmation for their promotion to next higher rank at the Senator Ambrosio Padilla Room, 2nd Floor, Senate of the Philippines, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.

The Commission on Appointments (CA) is a constitutional body of the Congress of the Philippines as provided by the Constitution. It is an independent body separate and distinct from the Legislature, although its membership is confined to members of Congress. It confirms certain appointments made by the President of the Philippines. Article VII, Section 16 of the 1987 Constitution.

The forty five Philippine Air Force General and Senior Officers (2 Major Generals, 3 Brigadier Generals and 40 full- fledged Colonels) whose ad-interim appointments confirmed were:

MGEN GALILEO GERARD R KINTANAR JR AFP- Chief of Air Staff

MGEN CONRADO V PARRA JR AFP- Commander, 3rd Air Division

BGEN FRANCISCO V CARADA AFP- Wing Commander, 560th Air Base WIng

BGEN NICOLAS C PARILLA AFP-Deputy Commander, Air Logistics Command

BGEN LAUCRIS P TUMANDA AFP- Wing Commander, 710th SPOW

COL ROMMEL P ROLDAN PAF (GSC)- C3, Air Logistics Command

COL PEDRO S FRANCISCO III PAF (GSC)- Chief, Air Force Resource Management Office

COL ERICK Q ESCARCHA PAF (GSC)- Commanding Officer, Philippine Air Force Personnel Management Office

COL FABIAN M PEDREGOSA PAF (GSC)- Director for Operations, Air Defense Wing

COL ARISTOTLE M GONZALEZ PAF (GSC)- Group Commander, Tactical Operations Group 3, 1st Air Division

COL BIENVENIDO J CASACLANG PAF (GSC)- D3 , 1st Air Division

COL LLOYD C CABACUÑGAN PAF (GSC)- U-5, SOLCOM

COL JOSE BONIFACIO F CALUB PAF (GSC)- Director for Operations, 530th Air Base Wing

COL JOAANIS LEONARD B DIMAANO PAF (GSC)- D3, 2nd Air Division

COL PABLO E RUSTRIA JR PAF (GSC)- GC, Tactical Operations Wing 11, 3rd Air Division

COL ENRICO B CANAYA PAF (GSC)- Chief, Public Information Office, HPAF

COL GEROLD M GAGAN PAF (GSC)- Director for Operations, 570th Composite Tactical Wing

COL REYNOLD R RUECA PAF (GSC)- Group Commander, Tactical Operations Group 9, 3rd Air Division

COL RONNIE D PETINGLAY PAF (GSC)- Group Commander , Tactical Operation Group 6, 2nd AIR Division

COL JULIANO C LLARENAS PAF (GSC)- Commandant, PAFTSTS

COL ANTONIO Z FRANCISCO PAF (GSC)- Director for Operations, 520TH Air Base Wing

COL MALAYA V FRANCISCO PAF (GSC)- H, GSD, AFPCGSC

COL FERMIN M CARANGAN PAF (GSC)- Deputy A-8

COL GERALD L NALDOZA PAF (GSC)- C, RTDD,OJ-7

COL EDGAR C TORRES PAF (GSC)- Deputy A-7

COL MOISES L MICOR PAF (GSC)- Director for Operations, 205TH Tactical Helicopter Wing

COL JOSEL J ZUNIGA PAF (GSC)- Deputy A-2

COL FROILANDO G ANGAT PAF (GSC)- C, AFREO

COL JEFFREY M VILELA PAF (GSC)- Commandant, Basic Military Training School, Air Education and Training Command

COL JOEL B FERNANDEZ PAF (GSC)- C, SAPD, OJ-7

COL MAURICIO P GONZALES PAF (GSC)- C-3, Air Force Reserve Command

COL GERSO N LOPEZ PAF (GSC)- Commandant, NCOS, Air Education and Training Command

COL RUEL P LIBRADA PAF (GSC)- Assigned OJ-5

COL GEORGE A BLANCO PAF (GSC)- Assigned OJ-4

COL ALBERTO P MASUDA PAF (GSC)- Group Commander, Air Force Special Service Group

COL REY M BES PAF (GSC)- D-3, 3rd Air Division

COL MICHAEL C DELA CRUZ PAF (GSC)- Assigned Armed Forces of the Philippines Bids and Awards Committee

COL JOSE VICTOR L VARGAS PAF (GSC)- CO, 6TH ARCEN, Air Force Reserve Command

COL FREDDIE D CONEJAR PAF (GSC)- Group Commander, 440th, MSG, Air Education and Training Command

COL WILFREDO A BUHAYO PAF (GSC)- CO, 1ST ARCEN, Air Force Reserve Command

COL OTTO THOMAS AQUINAS M PACIA PAF (GSC)-SJTF NCR COM

COL ESOFEO B ATIENZA PAF (GSC)- Assigned Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center

COL NOLASCO B CAWALING PAF (GSC)- Director for Operations, 560th Air Base Wing

COL HENRY T PARCE PAF (GSC)- CO, 4TH ARCEN, Air Force Reserve Command

COL WILFREDO V MARAÑA PAF (GSC)- OIC, 1301ST Dental Dispensary

Meanwhile, two senior officers were also nominated and confirmed for their next higher rank:

MGEN EDGAR FALLORINA AFP- The Deputy Chief of Staff, AFP (Promoted to LTGEN)

COL EMIGDIO D GUEVARA PAF (GSC)- Wing Commander, 520th Air Base Wing (Promoted to BGEN)