PAF’S NEW C2 AIRCRAFT FERRIES PPE FOR ITS INAUGURAL FLIGHT

Submitted by AFPAO on Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:41

The Philippine Air Force's new Gulfstream G280 Command and Control aircraft flew to Davao City carrying medical supplies on its inaugural flight on September 21, 2020.

The aircraft transported Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III; DILG Secretary Eduardo Año; Chief Implementer on the declared National Policy against COVID-19, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr.; and, other IATF members to Davao City to check on the current COVID-19 situation in the province and to transport assorted PPE and medical supplies. 

PAF FORMALLY OPENS BASIC INTEGRATED COMMAND AND CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS, AND CYBER SYSTEMS CLASS

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 09/10/2020 - 14:58

The Philippine Air Force, through the Office of Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Communications (OA-6), formally opened the Basic Integrated Command and Control, Communications, and Cyber Systems Class 01 in a simple Opening Ceremony held via Google Meet with the Vice Commander, Philippine Air Force MGEN PELAGIO R VALENZUELA PAF as the Guest of Honor and Speaker on August 10, 2020. 

REMAINS OF OFW FROM LEBANON ARRIVES IN ILOILO VIA PAF AIRCRAFT

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 08/20/2020 - 22:48

The Philippine Air Force provided air transport and ground assistance during the arrival of the cadaver of late Milagros Campo Sumaculob, an Overseas Filipino Worker who died in a Beirut, Lebanon blast last August 5, 2020 from Clark Air Base Pampanga to Iloilo International Airport via NC212i aircraft on August 18, 2020.

Meanwhile, the same aircraft was utilized to transport three (3) DOH personnel from Mactan to Iloilo who augmented as additional medical frontliners at Cebu City in response to their increasing COVID-19 cases.

PAF CONDUCTS CEREMONIAL SIGNING OF PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PLDT-SMART

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 08/12/2020 - 23:33

The Philippine Air Force continuously intensifies its stakeholder engagement in the Ceremonial Signing of Conformity Letter in Partnership with the Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT), Inc. on August 12, 2020 at the Agunod Hall, Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City. The Ceremony was participated by LTGEN ALEN T PAREDES AFP, the Commanding General, Philippine Air Force and Mr Manny V Pangilinan, President and CEO PLDT-Smart Inc. 

PAF AND RSAF CONDUCTS VIRTUAL MEETING FOR FUTURE COLLABORATION

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 08/05/2020 - 21:56

The Commanding General of the Philippine Air Force LTGEN ALLEN T PAREDES AFP together with the Chief of Air Force, Republic of Singapore Air Force MGEN KELVIN KHONG conducted a virtual meeting and discussed the way forward for future collaborations between the PAF and RSAF. 

Despite COVID-19, both countries stay connected with each other through Video Tele-Conference which allowed both countries to strengthen bilateral relationships.

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PAF CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES CONDUCTS WEB-BASED SEMINAR ADAPTING TO A NEW NORMAL

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 08/14/2020 - 16:32

The successful conduct of the Web-Based Seminar (Webinar) facilitated the Learning and Development (L&D) Program for the PAF Civ HR is another milestone achieved by the Civilian Human Resource (Civ HR) Training Branch under the supervision of MAJOR ANGELO S PATRON PAF, Director for Individual Training, OA-8, from the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Education and Training, A-8 headed by COL JOSE JOHNSON T GRAYDA PAF (MNSA). 

PAF C-130 CARRIES PPEs FROM CHINA

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 16:40

The PAF C-130 aircraft arrived at Clark Air Base from Changsha, Huanghua China carrying boxes of Personal Protective Equipment to aid fight COVID-19 on July 29, 2020.

Personnel from Air Logistics Command in partnership with the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Unit of 710th Special Operations Wing provided base services such as security, safety and disinfecting measures to the aircrew, cargoes and the aircraft.

The ALC will continue to provide quality and sustained support services as the PAF continue its fight to combat COVID-19.

CS, AFP VISITS BASA AIR BASE

Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 20:25

The Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines GENERAL FELIMON T SANTOS JR conducted a Farewell Visit to the Philippine Air Force at Basa Air Base, Floridablanca in Pampanga on July 29, 2020 .

Upon his arrival, GENERAL SANTOS JR was accorded with foyer honors hosted by the Commanding General, PAF LIEUTENANT GENERAL ALLEN T PAREDES AFP, which was also witnessed by the HPAF General Officers; Commanders of Air Defense Command, Air Logistics Command, Air Education Training and Doctrine Command, Air Force Reserve Command and other senior Officers.