410th MW 70th Founding Anniversary Spearheaded

18 November 17

With the theme: 410th MW @ 70: Raising the Bar in Providing Depot Level Maintenance Services as a Vital Contribution in the Attainment of Greater Peace and Security. the Philippine Air Force 410th Maintenance Wing officially celebrated its 70th Founding Anniversary at Hotel Stotsenberg, Clark Freeport Zone, Mabalacat City, Pampanga on October 25, 2017 with Commander, Air Logistics Command, Major General Arnold A Mancita AFP as guest of honor.

The activity was highlighted by the presentation of awards to the distinguished "RESTORERS" for their meritorious and exceptional achievements rendered to the Philippine Air Force. The Wing Commander, Brigadier General Joselito B Ramos AFP assisted the Commander, ALC in the presentation of awards to the following:

Maintenance Production Squadron of the Year- 4113rd Component Repair Squadron

Maintenance Support Squadron of the Year- 4123rd Maintenance Training Squadron

Officer of the Year- 1LT RUBEN D TIQUIO JR PAF

Maintenance Production NCO of the Year - TSgt Junel L Naciloan PAF

Maintenance Support NCO of the Year- TSgt Ramilio G Drapeza PAF

Maintenance Production Airman of the Year- A1C Gregg Joseph F Sergas PAF

Maintenance Support Airman of the Year- Sgt Jomar P Inaldo PAF

Civilian Supervisor of the Year- Mr Noel N Galzote CE

Civilian Employee of the Year- Mr Jan Kevin S Marquez CE

In addition, the Wing also gave its appreciation for its collaborative partnership with other PAF units such as the 5th Fighter Wing, 15th Strike Wing, 250th Presidential Airlift Wing, and 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing, by providing training to 410th MW personnel.

This is in line with the thrust of the unit to keep abreast of the skill requirements on the newly acquired platforms. The Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center was likewise recognized for facilitating the blood donation for soldiers who were wounded- in the Marawi crisis. Also, Engineer Albert G Orozco was given the Plaque of Appreciation for his invaluable technical support and expertise provided to the unit as consultant who greatly contributed in the maintenance and upkeep of the 410th MW high value maintenance equipment.

Commander, ALC, Major General Mancita AFP, gave his remarks on how truly remarkable and commendable the wing has been even on challenging times. He also urges the unit to continue those initiatives and live up to the challenge that the future has to offer.

Moreso, Mgen Mancita wishes the Wing with good health, good spirit, solid cooperation and resounding success in the execution of the unyielding duty that the Wing humbly performed each day.

courtesy of: 410th MW