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PHILIPPINE ARMY RECOGNIZES THE 5TH FIGHTER WING OF THE PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE

Submitted by AFPAO on Mon, 09/30/2019 - 16:18

IN PHOTOS: The efforts of 5th Fighter Wing was recognized by the Philippine Army for the invaluable support and services rendered during the conduct of the Philippine - United States Combined Airborne Operations from 21 to 22 September 2019 at Basa Air Base, Floridablanca, Pampanga. 

The Plaque of Appreciation was received by the Wing Commander, 5th Fighter Wing BGEN FABIAN M PEDREGOSA AFP at Headquarters, Philippine Army, Fort Bonifacio, Metro Manila.


Courtesy of 5th Fighter Wing

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PAF PARTICIPATES IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES JOINT EXERCISE “DAGAT, LANGIT AT LUPA” (AJEX DAGIT-PA) 2019

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 09/27/2019 - 08:10

The Philippine Air Force participated in the Armed Forces of the Philippines Joint Exercise 03-19 “Dagat, Langit at Lupa” (AJEX DAGIT-PA) at different areas in Palawan, Zambales, Nueva Ecija, and Tarlac from September 16 to 27, 2019. 

AJEX DAGIT-PA 03-19 is a unilateral exercise focused on enhancing the readiness of AFP forces on Joint Operations. 

Participated by various AFP units, the exercise is composed of the following three (3) major events: Command Post Exercise (CPX); Field Training Exercise (FTX); and Cyber Defense Exercise (CYDEX). 

NEW AIR FORCE INSPECTOR GENERAL SETS IN

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 09/27/2019 - 14:11

BGEN FLORANTE M AMANO AFP, the Wing Commander of 410th Maintenance Wing took over as the new Air Force Inspector General in a Change of Chief of Office Ceremony held at the New Hall of Flags, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on September 26, 2019. 
BGEN AMANO replaced the Outgoing AFIG, MGEN SAMUEL G GOTICO AFP who will assume the position as the new J8.

MGEN KHONG BOON LEONG RSAF, CHIEF OF AIR FORCE, REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE AIR FORCE VISITS THE PAF

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 09/27/2019 - 09:57

IN PHOTOS: Chief of Air Force, Republic of Singapore Air Force MAJOR GENERAL KHONG BOON LEONG RSAF, visited the Philippines as an official guest of the Philippine Air Force from September 24-26, 2019. During his visit, MGEN KHONG received a full arrival honor and rendered courtesy call to the Commanding General, Philippine Air Force LTGEN ROZZANO D BRIGUEZ AFP.

The activity enhanced the bilateral relationship between the Philippine Air Force and the Republic of Singapore Air Force. 
 

PAF CONDUCTS SEND-OFF CEREMONY TO THE PAF ATHLETES FOR THE AFP-PNP-PCG OLYMPICS 2019

Submitted by AFPAO on Tue, 09/24/2019 - 15:02

IN PHOTOS: Philippine Air Force during the send-off ceremony for the PAF athletes who will compete in the 2019 AFP-PNP-PCG Olympics at the PAF Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, CJVAB, Pasay City on September 24, 2019 with the Commanding General, PAF LTGEN ROZZANO D BRIGUEZ AFP as the Guest of Honor. Likewise, a mass was also being conducted for the PAF athletes.
 
The AFP-PNP-PCG Olympics aims to strengthen the camaraderie of all participants and to encourage all personnel to engaged in sports by promoting and enhancing physical fitness, discipline and hard work. 

PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE TOP THE AFP CYBER WARGAME EXERCISE HELD

Submitted by AFPAO on Mon, 09/23/2019 - 16:43

The Philippine Air Force conducted a Special Flag raising ceremony at the CJVAB, Grandstand in Pasay City on September 23, 2019 with the Wing Commander of 520th Air Base Wing, BGEN ARTHUR M CORDURA AFP.

Highlighted during the ceremony was the presentation of awards to the following PAF personnel for their commendable performance after winning the Cyber WarGame Exercise held at the AFP Cyber Center, Bulwagang Syquio, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City on August 5-6, 2019.  

PAF INSTALLS NEW CHIEF OF AIR STAFF AND UNIT COMMANDERS 

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:00

The Philippine Air Force conducted the Joint Change of Chief of Office of the Chief of Air Staff and Change of Command Ceremony of 300th Air Intelligence and Security Wing (Prov); 520th Air Base Wing; Air Education, Training and Doctrine Command; and Tactical Operations Command at the PAF Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on September 18, 2019. 

CSAFP BIDS FAREWELL TO THE PAF

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 09/18/2019 - 15:16

Outgoing Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, General Benjamin R Madrigal Jr AFP, officially bid his farewell to the men and women of the Philippine Air Force in a ceremonial Talk-to-Men held at the PAF Gymnasium Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on September 18, 2019.

Upon his arrival, General Madrigal was accorded with full military honors hosted by the Commanding General, Philippine Air Force Lieutenant General Rozzano D Briguez AFP.

AIR DEFENSE COMMAND ON ITS 58 YEARS

Submitted by AFPAO on Tue, 09/17/2019 - 15:05

The Air Defense Command of the Philippine Air Force celebrated its 58th Founding Anniversary on September 16, 2019 at the Main Ballroom, Air Force City Officers’ Clubhouse, Clark Air Base, Mabalacat City, Pampanga with the theme: “ADC@58: Accomplishing the task, Delivering the impact and Co-creating the future through PADAYON PAF”. The Commanding General, Philippine Air Force LTGEN ROZZANO D BRIGUEZ AFP was the Guest of Honor of the said activity.     

PAF JOINS IN DECK LANDING QUALIFICATION COURSE ACTIVITIES

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 09/13/2019 - 08:10

The Philippine Air Force participated in the shipboard landing operations activities as part of the Combined Interoperability Events of KAMANDAG 03-19 and the Joint Interoperability Events of the AJEX “DAGIT-PA” 02-19 which started from September 04 to 12, 2019.

The Deck Landing Qualification Course 01-19 was held at Pier 13, South Harbor, Manila; Major Danilo Atienza Air Base, Sangley Point, Cavite City; and in the vicinity of Manila Bay. 

CAMPUS PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT FORUM, UP UP ISABELA HELD

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 09/13/2019 - 09:34

The Tactical Operations Group 2, spearheaded by its Group Commander, LTC RANDY G BUENA PAF (MNSA), and in collaboration with 5CMOBn, 5ID, PA held a Campus Peace and Development Forum at the Isabela State University - Cauayan Campus on September 12, 2019.

MGEN PABLO M LORENZO AFP, Commander, 5ID, PA imparted a message on the importance of the whole-of-nation approach in ending local communist armed conflict in the country which has been persisting for 50 years. 

RECOGNITION AND AWARDING OF UNITS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER "BEST-BEST" FOR CY-2019

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 09/12/2019 - 14:51

The Air Education, Training and Doctrine Command, under the leadership of MGEN JOSELITO B RAMOS AFP, recognized and awarded its winning units for the 2nd Quarter “Best-Best” for CY-2019 during the Flag Raising Ceremony conducted last 09 September 2019 at Fernando Air Base, Lipa City. Streamers and Certificates of Recognition were given to the following winning Units: