Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 10/02/2019 - 18:06

The Tactical Operations Group 5, your Air Force in the Bicol Region celebrated its 17th Founding Anniversary with the theme: "TOG 5 @ 17th: Providing continuous services as an active partner for Peace and Development in Bicol Region" earlier today at HTOG 5 Hangar, Legazpi Airport, Legazpi City with COL LLEWILLYN S BANAAG PAF (GSC), the Acting Wing Commander of Tactical Operations Wing Southern Luzon.

Highlighted in the event was the presentation of award to the outstanding personnel and Partner Stakeholders of TOG 5. The Group Commander TOG 5, LTC MELVIN A BANUA PAF (GSC) assisted the Acting Wing Commander of TOWSOL in presenting the plaques of recognition to the following awardees:

2LT LEONARD PAUL C ARCIOSA PAF as Officer of the Year

SSg Casiano Abad PAF as Non-Commisioned Officer of the Year

A1C Ben Laurence Balderama as Airman of the Year

The Stakeholder's Award were given to SM City Legazpi, Armed Forces of the Philippines Savings and Loan Associations Inc. (AFPSLAI), Coca-cola FEMSA, 81.9 Bicol Idol News FM Legazpi and Rotary Club of Metro Legazpi for their significant contributions to the accomplishment of the Unit's Mission. These accomplishments include the successful conduct of various Civil Military Operations as a counterinsurgency measures for peace and development in the Bicol Region.