As a part of the pre-anniversary celebration of the Philippine Air Force, The CGPAF Sports Festival 2015 opens today, March 12, 2015 at PAF Gymnasium with the CG, PAF, LTGEN JEFFREY F DELGADO AFP as Guest of Honor.
He officially opened the ceremony and encouraged the athletes to play fair and enjoy the competition. He also said that playing sports is now part of the system of PAF and will be for the coming years. He gave emphasis on three characteristics that the players can get from participating and joining sports competitions. These are teamwork, discipline and camaraderie, which applies in the duties and responsibilities of being a member of PAF.
During the ceremony, LTC ALBERTO P MASUDA PAF (GSC), Group Commander of Air Force Special Service Group (AFSSG) welcomed all the participants with an opening remarks while COL GLICERIO G PERALTA PAF (GSC), the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Personnel, (A-1) presented to the CG,PAF to the audience.
The CGPAF Sports Festival 2015 consists of ball games events such as Basketball, Volleyball and Football. Participants from different bases and units of PAF together with players from different teams and their fine-looking muse will be joining, such as:
TEAM PAMPANGAS BEST- composed of 1st Air Division, Air Logistic Command, Air Force Reserve Command, 600th Air Base Wing, 410th Maintenance Wing, 355th Air Engineering Wing and Air Force Research and Development Center.
TEAM FERNANDO- composed of Air Education and Training Command and Air Power Institute. · TEAM MACTAN- composed of 2nd Air division, 560th Air Base Wing, 220th Airlift Wing and the 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing. ·
TEAM SANDIWA- composed of Danilo Atienza Air Base, Sangley Point, Cavite City, Basa Air Base, Floridablanca, Pampanga and Antonio Bautista Air Base, Palawan City.
TEAM VILLAMOR- composed of HSSG, 520TH Air Base Wing, 250th Presidential Airlift Wing, 300th Air Intelligence Security Group, 900th Air Force Weather Group, Philippine Air Force Management Center, Air Force Finance Center, Air Force General Hospital, 1301st Dental Dispensary, 950th Communication Electronics and Information System Group and 505th Search and Rescue Group.
TEAM ZAMBOANGA- composed of 3rd Air Division and 530th Air Base Wing. Guest participants for Basketball are University of Manila Hawks, NDN Regal Hotel, Almarinez Ballclub, OTOeight Detailers and PLDT.
Guest participants for Volleyball are National University, Fourbees Construction, University of Santo Tomas, Xavier School and PLDT.