Submitted by AFPAO on Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:21

The Tactical Operations Wing Western Mindanao (TOW WESTMIN) conducted a Bloodletting Activity in partnership with Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) on January 17, 2018 at Edwin Andrews Air Base Multi-purpose Hall in Zamboanga City with the Deputy Wing Commander of TOW WESTMIN, COL JEFFREY C HECHANOVA PAF (MNSA).

The activity is in connection with the 8th Founding Anniversary of TOW WESTMIN under the leadership of BGEN CRESENCIANO A MARQUEZ III AFP, the Wing Commander of TOW WESTMIN. The said activity was participated by the personnel from the TOW WESTMIN; Tactical Operations Command; 530th Air Base Group; 722nd Special Operations Squadron; 206th Tactical Helicopter Squadron (THS) and Civilian Dependents.

A total of fifty-seven (57) bags equivalent to 26,650 cc were extracted from the different individuals who volunteered to donate blood.

More so, COL HECHANOVA presented a certificate of appreciation to Dr Mary Ann Torregosa, the head of ZCMC Blood Bank as well as to the Blood bank staff for their invaluable services rendered during the said activity. Likewise, ZCMC Blood Bank expressed their deepest gratitude to PAF for conducting the said activity knowing that January is a dry month for bloodletting activities.

The activity aimed to share blood and to save lives.

Courtesy of TOW WESTMIN