Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 07/04/2018 - 14:10

In cooperation with the different government agencies, civic and non-government organizations, the Philippine Air Force contingent took part in the Alay-Lakad 2016 with the theme, “ Alay Lakad-May Pag-asa ang Kabataan,” on 04 September 2016.

The 520th Air Base Wing Commander, Brigadier General Emigdio D Guevarra Jr AFP, led the 60-man PAF contingent that strolled all the way to the Quirino Grandstand from the Cultural Center of the Philippine Complex, together with contingents from the AFP General Headquarters, Philippine Army, and Philippine Navy. The AFP walk group participants wore their distinctive major service athletic uniforms and were headed overall by the Commander of the Civil Relations Service, AFP, BGen Roderick M Parayno AFP.

The Alay-Lakad Walk 2016 is now on its 44 years. It is being chaired by the four biggest civic clubs in the country that are known for their outstanding activities in community service nationwide, namely: Rotary International, Lions Club International, Junior Chamber International Philippines, and Kiwanis International.

Alay Lakad Walk-for-a-Cause is an annual fund-raising activity conducted by the Alay-Lakad Foundation, Inc. (ALFI) to support and finance the socio-economic projects of the organization for the country’s Out-of-School Youth (OSY).