Submitted by AFPAO on Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:52

The Philippine Air Force 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing (THW) known as the Stingers Squadron held its Change of Command Ceremony at the 207th Tactical Helicopter Squadron (THS) Hangar, Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City with the Wing Commander 205th THW, COL RENE RAOUL ROMMEL DC HONASAN PAF (GSC) as the Presiding Officer on January 15, 2019.

The King Stinger crown was received by MAJOR SONNY BOY R CABALQUINTO PAF. He replaced the outgoing Commander MAJOR MELITON J RAMONES PAF.

A proud member of PMA class 2006, MAJ CABALQUINTO is a battle tested UH-1 pilot who has conducted more than 2000 flying hours of various flight operations all over the country and has reached the qualification of test pilot.

The 207th THS conducts Tactical Heli-lift Operations all over Luzon such as support to ground operations, troop insertions and extrications, combat resupply, pick up WIA/KIA Casevac/Medivac, and disaster relief operations. In line with these missions, MAJ CABALQUINTO has assured the Wing Commander, Senior Leaders, Area Commanders, predecessors and stakeholders that the 207th THS will always be a dependable THS, ready to successfully accomplish all missions and face all challenges whenever, wherever. 

Courtesy of 205th THW