YEAR 2012

 PAF LAUNCHES LOCALLY REFURBISHED C-130, HIGHLIGHTS MAINTENANCE CAPABILITY

28/Dec/2012
In line with the Command’s thrust of building up its equipment and maintenance capability, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) led by Vice Commander, PAF MGEN RAUL L DIMATATAC AFP launched its locally refurbished C-130 along with other air and ground assets, this morning, 28 December 2012 at the Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base Grandstand, Pasay City.  more

 3RD VISIT OF THE RELICS OF ST THERESE OF THE CHILD JESUS

19/Dec/2012
The relics of St Therese of the Child Jesus visit Our Lady of Loreto Chapel (OLLC), Villamor Air Base, Pasay City last December 18 at 8:00 in the morning.  more

 CONFIRMATION OF PAF GENERALS AND SENIOR OFFICERS

19/Dec/2012
The Committee deliberation of the AD Interim Appointment of PAF Generals and Senior Officers was confirmed last December 19, 2012 at the Sen Ambrosio Padilla Room, Senate of the Philippines, GSIS Building, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.  more

 AFP CHALLENGE 2012

18/Dec/2012
The Philippine Air Force participated in the recently concluded AFP Challenge 2012 with the Commanding General LT GEN LAURO CATALINO G DELA CRUZ AFP last December 16 at 4:00 in the morning heading TEAM PAF . All participants of the Batallion Run and Bike-a-thon converged and started at the Philippine Army Grandstand. The competition concluded at the General Headquarters Grandstand, Camp Aguinaldo   more

 PAF NITE 2012

17/Dec/2012
The Philippine Air Force Command celebrates Pre-Christmas activities through the “PAF Flies to Disney” set for 14 December 2012 at the Air Force Multi-Purpose Gymnasium. Show time is at 8:00 in the evening with Sex Bomb, EB Babes and another surprise performer.  more

 PAF IS ONE WITH THE GOVERNMENT’S EFFORTS FOR TYPHOON PABLO

15/Dec/2012
A week since Typhoon “Pablo” (international code name Bopha) landed on Philippine territory and caused severe damage to the main southern island of Mindanao, the country’s Air Force continue to mobilize its air assets and personnel to perform Search, Rescue, Reconnaissance and Relief Missions to Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental.  more

 RP-US BAYANIHAN ON TYPHOON PABLO "The Real Essence of Balikatan"

13/Dec/2012
The PAF together with US Marine C-130 cargo and US Air assets have flown tons of family food packs, personal hygiene materials, water purifiers and generator sets to help the victims of the typhoon "Pablo" which recently hit the country particularly in the main southern island of Mindanao.  more

 PAF-WIDE SIMULTANEOUS SWITCHING-ON OF BASE CHRISTMAS TREE

11/Dec/2012
Air Force Chief LT GEN LAURO CATALINO G DELA CRUZ AFP led the simultaneous switching-on of Christmas Trees of all PAF Bases last 10 December 2012 at 7:00 in the evening.   more

 CG’S CHRISTMAS VISIT TO CJVAB UNITS

10/Dec/2012
Philippine Air Force Commanding General, LT GEN LAURO CATALINO G DELA CRUZ AFP culminates his pre-Christmas visits to various PAF bases – his first as PAF CG - today, with his last stop at Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 PAF RENEWS MOA WITH PCCAI

10/Dec/2012
Citing its active support to the Internal Peace Security Plan (IPSP), the Philippine Air Force (PAF) formally renews the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Philippine Chinese Charitable Association (PCCAI) today, December 10, 2012 at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the Chinese General Hospital, Sta Cruz, Manila.  more

 MILITARY HONORS FOR NEWLY PROMOTED GENERALS

06/Dec/2012
In a simple but meaningful ceremony, 14 newly promoted Generals were given Military Honors and Reception last 05 December 2012 at the Headquarters Quadrangle, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 PAF TEAMS UP WITH DSWD IN RELIEF OPERATION

06/Dec/2012
To give aid to the affected residents of Davao City by the recent heavy typhoon Pablo, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) teamed up with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in extending relief to some areas in Davao City on December 5, 2012.  more

 LTC GONZALES RENDERS COURTESY CALL TO VICE CG

06/Dec/2012
Group Commander, Special Service at V-Luna, Quezon City, LIEUTENANT COLONEL EDUARDO P GONZALES PAF rendered a courtesy call to PAF Vice Commander MGEN RAUL GABRIEL L DIMATATAC AFP last 05 December 2012 at 11:00 in the morning at the First Force Lounge, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 14 PAF NEWLY PROMOTED GENERALS TAKES OATH

04/Dec/2012
The Deputy Chief of Staff, AFP, Lt Gen Gregorio E Macapagal AFP leads the list of the newly promoted star rank officers of the Command who took their oath of Office before President Benigno S Aquino at the Rizal Hall of Malacanang Palace last 03 December 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the morning.  more

 LTC DIROU RENDERS COURTESY CALL ON VICE COMMANDER, PAF

23/Nov/2012
Non-Resident Defense Attaché of France to the Philippines LIEUTENANT COLONEL YAN DIROU rendered a courtesy call on Philippine Air Force Vice Commander MAJOR GENERAL RAUL GABRIEL L DIMATATAC AFP on November 22 at the First Force Lounge.  more

 AFPCC VISITS CJVAB TO CONDUCT TRAINING FOR OFFICERS, EP

23/Nov/2012
Chief of AFP Command Center BRIGADIER GENERAL ROMEO T TANALGO AFP together with the Center’s Training Team visited the Philippine Air Force in Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on November 22.  more

 BATANGAS GOVERNOR AND VICE GOVERNOR WELCOMED AS PAF RESERVISTS

23/Nov/2012
Fernando Air Base, Lipa, Batangas: Batangas Governor Rosa Vilma T. Santos-Recto and Vice Governor Jose Antonio S Leviste II took their oaths as newly commissioned reservists of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) - holding the ranks of Lieutenant Colonel and Major respectively - in a simple donning of ranks and oath taking of the commissioned reservist officer ceremony held this morning at the Bulwagan  more

 PAFPMC CELEBRATES 5TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

22/Nov/2012
The Philippine Air Force Personnel Management Center (PAFPMC) celebrated its 5th founding anniversary with the theme “PAFPMC @ 5: Committed towards a More Responsive, Relevant, and Competent Management of PAF Human Resource” last 21 November 2012 at Col Jesus Villamor Air Base Aerospace Museum, Pasay City.  more

 LT GEN ROBLING RENDERS OFFICE CALL ON VC, PAF

20/Nov/2012
United States Marine Corps Forces Pacific Commander LT GEN TERRY G ROBLING rendered an Office Call to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) Vice Commander MGEN RAUL GABRIEL L DIMATATAC AFP last November 20, 2012 at the Staff lounge in PAF Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 PAF PARTICIPATES IN THE OPENING OF THE AFP-PNP OLYMPICS 2012

15/Nov/2012
Engaging into sports and physical fitness, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) together with the Philippine National Police (PNP) successfully opened the AFP-PNP Olympics 2012 last 15 November 2012 held at the GHQ Grandstand Parade Ground.   more

 PAF CAPTAINS GRADUATE FROM SQUADRON OFFICERS COURSE

15/Nov/2012
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commander for Air Education and Training Command (AETC) MGEN Edgardo Rene C Samonte AFP formally declared the fifty two graduates of the Squadron Officer Course (SOC) Class 2012-B during the Commencement Exercise held on 15 November 2012 at Agunod Hall, Air Force School Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.   more

 520TH ABW CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY

30/Oct/2012
Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commanding General, LT GEN LAURO CATALINO G DELA CRUZ AFP was the guest of Honor and Speaker during the Change of Command Ceremony of the 520th Air Base Wing (ABW) held this morning, 30 October 2012, at the PAF Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City.  more

 THE PAF HAS A NEW VICE COMMANDER

25/Oct/2012
Former Philippine Air Force Chief of Air Staff MGEN RAUL GABRIEL L DIMATATAC AFP assumed position as the new Vice Commander during the change of command ceremony, presided by the PAF Commanding General LT GEN LAURO CATALINO G DELA CRUZ AFP last 25 October 2012, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 PAF HAS NEW CHIEF OF AIR STAFF

25/Oct/2012
Photo shows PAF Commanding General LT GEN LAURO CATALINO G DELA CRUZ AFP (right) Congratulating the New Chief of Air Staff BGEN WILFREDO O ONA AFP (left), Replacing MGEN RAUL GABRIEL DIMATATAC (center) who was promoted as PAF’s Vice Commander following the retirement of MGEN RENATO LORENZO A SANCHEZ AFP.  more

 COURTESY CALL OF COL LATOUCHE

11/Oct/2012
Non-Resident Canadian Defense Attaché’ to the Philippines Col Michel Latouche, rendered his courtesy call to Philippine Air Force Vice Commander MGen Renato Lorenzo A Sanchez AFP on 11 October 2012 at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the First Force Lounge.   more

 VC, PAF TESTIMONIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

10/Oct/2012
The Testimonial Golf Tournament in honor of the retiring PAF Vice Commander, MGen Renato Lorenzo A Sanchez AFP was held on October 10 at 5:00 in the morning at the Villamor Golf Club, Pasay City. Commanding General PAF, hosted the event.  more

 RETIREMENT CALL OF BGEN DEONA

09/Oct/2012
BGen Nestor P Deona AFP rendered his retirement call to the CG, PAF last 09 October 2012.  more

 COMMANDANT, PHILIPPINE COASTGUARD VISITS PAF

27/Sep/2012
The Commandant, Philippine Coast Guard Vice Admiral Edmund C Tan PCG, visited Philippine Air Force last 27 Sept 2012 at Headquarters PAF, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.   more

 RETIREMENT CALL OF LTC OMAY

27/Sep/2012
Lt Col Lorenzo Q Omay PAF rendered his retirement call to the Vice Commander, Philippine Air Force MGen Renato Lorenzo A Sanchez AFP last September 27, 2012 at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the First Force Lounge, Villamor Air Base Pasay City.  more

 1st PAF-MEDIA SHOOTFEST 2012

25/Sep/2012
The Philippine Air Force officers, led by its Commanding General Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP, and members of the media took a break from their usual grinds last Tuesday, Sept 25 to compete in the 1st ever PAF-Media Shootfest 2012.  more

 CHANGE OF OFFICE OF PAF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT CENTER

11/Sep/2012
In line with the Command Guidance to continuously develop and strengthen its inner core, the Philippine Air Force is sending Personnel Management Center (PMC) Commanding Officer Col Cresenciano A Marquez III PAF (GSC) to Beijing, China to further his Defense Strategic Studies.  more

 CAVITE ALAY LAKAD 2012 W/ PAF

08/Sep/2012
The 15th Strike Wing contingent composed of a marching band with two (2) flights participated in the Alay-Lakad 2012 at Cavite City on 08 September 2012 wherein the Wing received the “Most Organized Contingent Award” given by the Alay-Lakad Committee - Cavite City Chapter.   more

 CLOSING CEREMONY OF PAF INTER-UNIT SPORTS COMPETITION

06/Sep/2012
Philippine Air Force military athletes from different bases gathered together as the 2012 PAF Inter-Unit Sports Competition culminated on Thursday, 06 September in a simple awarding ceremony at the PAF Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, CJVAB, Pasay City.  more

 COURTESY CALL OF CHIEF JUSMAG-PHILIPPINES AND POLISH DELEGATES TO CG, PAF

06/Sep/2012
Col Rocky L Carter US Army, Defense Attache and Chief of Jusmag Philippines, paid his courtesies to Philippine Air Force Commanding General Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP today, September 6, at the Staff Lounge, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City  more

 CAVITE TOURISM DAY WITH PAF

06/Sep/2012
06 September 2012 – The 15th Strike Wing of the PAF headed by the BGEN JEFFREY F DELGADO AFP participated in the Tourism Day “Dia de Turismo” at Samonte Park, Cavite City. Highlight of the said activity were static miniature display of different types of attack aircraft of the PAF, a photo exhibit conveying the different activities of this Wing to include the Promotional video of the 15th Strike Wing.   more

 560th ABW CELEBRATES 44th YEAR

05/Sep/2012
Mactan-based 560th Air Base Wing, celebrated its 44th year founding anniversary last Monday, September 3 at the Brigadier General Benito Ebuen Air Base in Lapu-Lapu, Mactan, Cebu City.  more

 DEACTIVATION OF AFMPMO AND CHANGE OF OFFICE OF AIR FORCE ADJUTANT

04/Sep/2012
In view of the Command Guidance to constantly effect changes that will ensure all (Command) policies, procedures and systems are updated and resources maximized, Philippine Air Force Chief of Air Staff, MGen Raul Gabriel L Dimatatac AFP presided over the Deactivation of Air Force Modernization Program Management Office (AFMPMO) in a simple ceremony held at the Hall of Flags Tuesday, September 3.  more

 PAF JOINS NATIONWIDE ALAY LAKAD 2012

03/Sep/2012
A 260 strong Philippine Air Force contingent, led by the Commanding General Lt. Gen. Lauro Catalino G. Dela Cruz, joined the nationwide Alay Lakad 2012, held at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila on Sunday, 2 September.  more

 PAF JOINS 103RD BAGUIO DAY ARNIS NATION ENCOUNTER

03/Sep/2012
A 48-man PAF team participated in the just concluded 103rd Baguio day Arnis Nation Encounter held last 01-02 September 2012 at the University of Baguio Gymnasium which was participated by 12 other teams - Ilo-Ilo, Pangasinan, Irisan, Sphinx, Philsca, Philippine Army, Philippine Military Academy, Baguio State University, University of Baguio, University of Cordilleras, St Luis University and Kalasag.  more

 PAF WINS 2nd AFP CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES SPORTSFEST

03/Sep/2012
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 ROYAL THAI AIR FORCE COMMANDER IN CHIEF VISITS THE PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE

28/Aug/2012
ACM ITTHAPHORN SABHAWONG RTAF and party arrived in the Philippines Sunday morning, 26 August 2012, on board an RTAF aircraft. The RTAF entourage was here for a 2-day visit to strengthen its bilateral ties with his Philippine counterpart.  more

 RETIREMENT CEREMONY OF BGEN RENE L PILAPIL AFP

28/Aug/2012
PAF Commanding General, Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP, represented by MGen Renato Lorenzo A Sanchez AFP, Vice Commander, PAF was the guest of Honor and Speaker during the retirement ceremony of BGen Rene L Pilapil AFP which was held at Clark Air Base Officer’s Club last 28 August 2012 at 4:00 in the afternoon.  more

 SECRETARY ROBREDO’S REMAINS ACCORDED FULL DEPARTURE HONOR PRIOR TO HIS RETURN TO NAGA

26/Aug/2012
Full military honors was given to the late Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo, whose remains arrived at Villamor Air Base last 26 August 2012 at 8:00 AM from a 2 day State Funeral at the Malacañan Palace. The remains will be flown back to his hometown in Naga.  more

  PAF PERSONNEL PARTICIPATES IN THE COASTAL CLEAN-UP PROJECT FOR MANILA BAY

25/Aug/2012
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) took part in the simultaneous Manila Bay Clean-up Project “Makabagong Bayanihan” initiated by DZRH radio Network last August 25, 2012.   more

 ROBREDO'S REMAINS ARRIVED IN MANILA, ACCORDED FULL MILITARY HONORS

24/Aug/2012
The early morning showers and cloudy skies did not hamper the smooth transfer of the late Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo remains from his hometown Naga to Manila this morning. In fact, the white cargo plane carrying Robredo’s remains touched down at around 10:30 am, earlier than its expected schedule.  more

 PAFOCS 2012 RING HOP CEREMONY

22/Aug/2012
The Philippine Air Force Officers Candidate School (PAFOCS) Class of 2012 held last 22 August 2012, the traditional Ring Hop Ceremony at Fernando Air Base, Lipa City, Batangas.  more

 PAF JOINS THE NATION’S MOURNING, CONDOLES WITH ROBREDO’S KIN

21/Aug/2012
The Philippine Air Force joins the whole nation as it mourns the passing of Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo whose lifeless body was retrieved from a Piper Seneca plane Tuesday morning.  more

 PAF PARTICIPATES SEARCH FOR SECRETARY ROBREDO

19/Aug/2012
The Phil. Air Force joins the government's search and rescue efforts for Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo and two (2) other who were on board the missing flight which crashed off Masbate waters last 18 August 2012.   more

 60 NEW MILITARY PILOT OFFICERS

17/Aug/2012
Philippine Air Force (PAF) Chief Lt Gen Lauro Catalino Dela Cruz AFP, joined by PAF Flying School (PAFFS) Commandant Colonel Sharon G Gernale PAF (GSC), presented the Certificates of Completion to sixty new military pilot officers during the graduation rites held 17 August 2012 at the Air Education and Training Command (AETC) Hangar A, Fernando Air Base, Lipa City.   more

 PAF UPHOLDS GENDER SENSITIVITY THROUGH AWARENESS SEMINAR

16/Aug/2012
In compliance to Executive Order Nr 348 (1989) – the catalyst for Gender responsive planning - and the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of RA nr 7192 dated 12 February 1992 with subject “Women in Development and Nation Building,” the Office of the Group Sergeant Major, Headquarters Service Support Group of the Philippine Air Force will hold a one (1) day Seminar on Gender and Development   more

 530th ABW Change Of Command Ceremony

15/Aug/2012
Air Force Chief LtGen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP presided over the formal turn-over Ceremony of the 530th Air Base Wing based in Edwin Andrews Air Base (EAAB) Zamboanga City. The program was held at EAAB Grandstand last 15 August 2012.  more

 PAF TEAMS UP WITH DSWD-PASAY IN RELIEF OPERATION

10/Aug/2012
A 30 strong Philippine Air Force (PAF) contingent, composed of officers, enlisted personnel and reservists, teamed up with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in extending relief to flood stricken areas in Pasay City today.  more

 PAF NON COMMISSION OFFICER’S ON SPIRITUAL RETREAT

10/Aug/2012
The Office of the Air Force Sergeant Major held a Spiritual Retreat at the Carmelite Missionaries Center for Spirituality at kabangan Road, Iruhin West Tagaytay City last 10-12 August 2012.   more

 PAF DOING SEARCH AND RESCUE IN FLOOD HIT AREAS

09/Aug/2012
Philippine Air Force Commanding General Lt. Gen. Lauro Catalino Dela Cruz AFP dispatched aerial and ground rescue teams to flood submerged areas of CAMANAVA, Marikina, Rizal, Bataan, Pampanga and Tarlac.   more

 NEW AFIG NAMED

07/Aug/2012
The Commanding General, Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP, was the presiding officer during the Change of Office Ceremony of the Air Force Inspector General (AFIG) last August 7, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the morning at the Hall of Flags, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.   more

 PAF ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION OPERATION

07/Aug/2012
The 15th Strike Wing Disaster Risk Reduction Team of the Philippine Air Force, headed by 2LT ARIEL DICKSON C ALMEDA PAF, provided rescue and relief assistance to residents of Brgy Ligton III and IV of Rosario, Cavite at the height of the monsoon rains that heavily submerged to flood most parts of Luzon last 07 Aug 2012.  more

 PAF 505th SRG ON RESCUE OPERATIONS

07/Aug/2012
The 505th Search and Rescue Group headed by Group Commander Col Jose M Benitez PAF (GSC) conducted a search and rescue operations in Valenzuela, Malabon, Marikina and Kalayaan, Merville last August 7-8, 2012.  more

  TESTIMONIAL REVIEW OF MGEN DONILA

03/Aug/2012
The Philippine Air Force under the command of Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP, was the host of the Testimonial Review of MGen Carlix P Donila AFP, Air Force Inspector General at Philippine Air Force Grandstand last August 3, 2012 at 4:00 o’clock in the afternoon.  more

 520th ABW CELEBRATES IT’S 46th FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

03/Aug/2012
The 520th Air Base Wing celebrated its 46th founding anniversary last 03 August 2012 at 10:00 in the morning at PAF Multi-purpose Gymnasium, Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.   more

 AFPSLAI enhances co-maker requirement for BFP & BJMP loan borrowers

03/Aug/2012
The Armed Forces & Police Savings & Loan Association, Inc. or AFPSLAI Board of Trustees recently approved the removal of co-makers for consumption loans (Salary, Multi-Purpose and Emergency Loans) below P300,000 for BFP and BJMP member-borrowers. It also revised the co-maker requirement for other loan amounts, as follows:  more

 AFPSLAI holds 2nd Quarter Draw for the 40 Cars @ 40 Raffle Promo

03/Aug/2012
The Armed Forces & Police Savings & Loan Association, Inc. or AFPSLAI held the 2nd Quarter Draw for the AFPSLAI 40 Cars @ 40 Raffle Promo on July 16, 2012 at the Head Office in Camp Aguinaldo in the presence of DTI representatives as part of its year-long 40th Anniversary celebration.  more

 PAFROPP JUMP-OFF

01/Aug/2012
The new batch of officer candidates to undergo the Philippine Air Force Regular Officers Procurement Program (PAFROPP) 2012 jumped-off last August 1 to Fernando Air Base, Lipa City, Batangas.  more

 CALL OF USPACOM MEDICAL TEAM

01/Aug/2012
The United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) Medical Team headed by LCDR Ewell Hollis rendered a call to Philippine Air Force Chief of Air Staff, MGen Raul Gabriel L Dimatatac AFP, last August 1, 2012 at the First Force Lounge, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 CHANGE OF OFFICE FOR THE ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF FOR INTELLIGENCE A2 AND AIR FORCE PROVOST MARSHALL

30/Jul/2012
The Chief of Air Staff, MGen Raul Gabriel L Dimatatac AFP, was the presiding officer during the change of office ceremony of the office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Intelligence, A-2 and the Air Force Provost Marshall.   more

 CLOSING CEREMONY OF SBIOC

30/Jul/2012
The Special Basic Intelligence Officer Course (SBIOC) of 2012 will had a closing ceremony last July 30, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the morning held at 307th AITS, Multi-purpose Hall, 300th AISG, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 17th Philippine Contingent to Liberia

28/Jul/2012
The Philippine Air Force is all set to sendoff the 17th Philippine Contingent of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to Liberia as part of the United Nations (UN) Peace Keeping Force in Liberia last July 28, 2012 during a ceremony at the Villamor Air Base Grandstand.   more

 CHIEF OF DEFENSE FORCE, TIMOR LESTE VISITS PAF

26/Jul/2012
The Chief of Defense Force, Timor Leste Major General Lere Anan Timur visited the Philippine Air force last July 26, 2012 at 8:20 in the morning at Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.   more

  TURNOVER CEREMONY FOR 710th SPOW

26/Jul/2012
Air Force Chief Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP presided over the formal turn-over Ceremony of the 710th Special Operations Wing (SPOW) . The program was held at Air Force City Clark Air Base, Pampanga last July 26, 2012.  more

 PAF LEADERSHIP FORUM

26/Jul/2012
Air Force Commanders from the different PAF Units joined the 17th PAF Leadership Excellence and Core Values Forum last 26 July 2012, 2:00 pm up to 5:30 in the afternoon at the Hall of Flags, CJVAB, Pasay City.   more

 2nd AFP CE SPORTSFEST 2012

25/Jul/2012
Taguig City – Another celebration marked the 2nd AFP Civilian Employees Sportsfest 2012 through different sports activities last July 25, 2012 at 2:00 in the afternoon at Headquarters Philippine Army.  more

 PAF Inter-Unit Sports Competition

25/Jul/2012
After making a history in hosting the PAF Inter-Unit this year, the Philippine Air Force now gears up to set another milestone in the sports competition last July 25, 2012 at 2:00 in the afternoon at PAF Multi-Purpose Gymnasium.  more

 12TH WEKAF 2012

24/Jul/2012
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Eskimador Team won a total of 29 medals during the 12th World Eskrima-Kali-Arnis Federation (WEKAF) last July 18-24, 2012 at the Cebu International Convention Center.  more

 TAKBO PARA SA KINABUKASAN

22/Jul/2012
The Philippine Air Force joined the 1st PNCGEPAI (Philippine Navy and Coast Guard Enlisted Personnel Association Inc) Marathon “Takbo Para sa Kinabukasan” today July 22, 2012 at Bonifacio Naval Station, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City at exactly 4:30 in the morning.   more

 RETIREMENT CALL OF MGEN MARAYAG AND BGEN PAYAWAN

28/Jun/2012
The DCS for Reservists and Retiree Affairs, J-9, MGen Joel C Marayag AFP and 600thAir Base Wing Commander, BGen Fred M Payawan will render their retirement call to the Commanding General, Philippine Air Force Lt GenLauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP on June 28, 2012 at the Office of the Commanding General, Villamor Air ase Pasay City  more

 CG, PAF PRE-ANNIVERSARY VISIT TO CAB AND BAB

26/Jun/2012
Air Force Commanding General Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz conducted the 4THbatch of traditional pre-anniversary visits to Clark Air Base, Angeles City, Pampanga today, June 26, 2012 and on June 27 at Basa Air Base, Floridablanca, Pampanga.  more

 PAF HOLDS ANNIVERSARY RUN TO RAISE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

24/Jun/2012
More than 1,000 participated in in PAF’s 65thAnniversary Run, organized by the PAF Officers Ladies’ Club, held this morning at Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig.  more

 MOA SIGNING BETWEEN AFP-PAF AND PHILSCA

20/Jun/2012
As part of its active support for the Internal Peace Security Plan (IPSP), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine Air Force (PAF) conducted the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Philippine State College (PHILSCA) today, June 20, 2012 at 9:00 o’clock in the morning at the Hall of Flags.  more

 HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

19/Jun/2012
The Philippine Air Force under the leadership of Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP, is the guest of Honor during the Blessing Ceremony and Turn-over of Symbolic key at Molave Street, Bistekville 1, Payatas Road, Quezon City, today, June 19, 2012.  more

 CG, PAF PRE-ANNIVERSARY VISIT to MDAAB

18/Jun/2012
Air Force Commanding General Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz conducted the 3nd batch of traditional pre-anniversary visits to Major Danilo Atienza Air Base today, June 18, 2012 at 15th Strike Wing (SW) Sangley Point Cavite.  more

 TOPS AWARDEES 2012

11/Jun/2012
Today, marks the tradition of honor and Excellency among soldiers as they present The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS) 2012, at AFP Commissioned Officers Club at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City at 10:00 o’clock in the morning with Chief of Staff General Jessie D Dellosa, AFP.  more

 PAF’S ON SPIRITUAL RETREAT

08/Jun/2012
The Philippine Air Force Command will hold a Spiritual Retreat at the Carmelite Missionaries Center for Spirituality, Tagaytay City on 08-09 June 2012, to be facilitated by Rev. Fr Victor R Baltazar, S.J. as Retreat Master.  more

 PRE-ANNIVERSARY VISIT OF CG, PAF at EAAB & ABAB

06/Jun/2012
Air Force Commanding General Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz conducted the 2nd batch of traditional pre-anniversary visits to PAF bases last June 6-7, 2012 at Edwin Andrews Air Base in Zamboanga (EAAB) and Antonio Bautista Air Base in Palawan (ABAB).   more

 JOINT ASSUMPTION OF CHIEF OF OFFICE

05/Jun/2012
In a simple program held on June 5, 2012 at 9:00 o’clock in the morning at the Hall of Flags, two new members of the staff today assumed their new posts. Air Force Chief of Air Staff BGen Raul L Dimatatac AFP presided over the turnover ceremony that saw the passing of the helm of the Office of the Chief Air Chaplain and the Office of the Chief, Air Force Dental Service (AFDS).  more

 CHILDRENS DAY WITH PAF

02/Jun/2012
In line with the Philippine Air Force (PAF) upcoming 65th Founding Anniversary celebrations, the 15th Strike Wing headed by the Wing Commander BGEN JEFFREY F DELGADO AFP conducted a Charity Work for the Less Fortunate Children of Cavite dubbed as “Handog Saya sa Kabataan: Dulo’t ay Pag-asa ng Bayan” held at the 15th SW Fitness Center, MDAAB, Cavite City early morning of 02 June 2012.  more

 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINAR

01/Jun/2012
The Public Information Office, Philippine Air Force in coordination with Canon Philippines will be conducting a one (1) day photography seminar today, June 1, 2012, 1:00 o’clock up to 5:00 o’clock in the afternoon at PAF Aerospace Museum in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 PRE-ANNIVERSARY VISIT OF CG, PAF

31/May/2012
Air Force Commanding General Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz conducted the traditional pre-anniversary visits to PAF bases today, May 31, 2012 at 9:00 o’clock in the morning at Base Grandstand in 2ndAir Division, Lapu-Lapu City Cebu.   more

 CONTINUOUS SAR OPNS

31/May/2012
The search operation for the two (2) missing pilots of the SF 260TP aircraft was conducted today with the concerted efforts from the Philippine Air Force and the Philippine Navy utilizing all available technical equipment that can be used in the search at all possible areas of the crash site.  more

 SUMMER SPORTS CLINIC 2012 AND MUSIC SUMMER WORKSHOP RECITAL

29/May/2012
The Philippine Air Force Officers Ladies Club with their President Mrs Erica Juliana Fallorina in partnership with Philippine Air Force Enlisted Personnel Ladies Club and Villamor Youth Club will have a closing ceremony on Summer Sports Clinic and Music Summer Workshop Recital today, May 29, 2012 at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon at PAF Multi-purpose Gymnasium, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 15th STRIKE WING TO CONDUCT MEDICAL & DENTAL MISSION

26/May/2012
The 15th Strike Wing together with the Phil Navy, Governor’s Office and Mayor’s Office of Rosario Cavite will be conducting a medical and dental mission at Sapa Tres Covered Court Rosario, Cavite on 26 May 2012.  more

 NEW AFCE NAMED

24/May/2012
The Chief of Air Staff, BGen Raul Gabriel L Dimatatac AFP, was the presiding officer during the Change of Office Ceremony of Air Force Civil Engineer (AFCE) today May 24, 2012 at 9:00 o’clock in the morning at Hall of Flags, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 PAF GOES BRIGADA ESKWELA

23/May/2012
The Philippine Air Force in coordination with the Buhay Party-List will spearhead the “Brigada Eskwela’ at the T.S Cruz Elementary School, Las Pinas City on May 23, 2012.  more

 NEWLY PROMOTED PAF COLONELS

21/May/2012
PAF Commanding General, Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP, led the formal donning of ranks to the newly promoted Philippine Air Force Colonels today, May 21, 2012 at 3:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the Hall of Flags, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 TOG 8 on “Brigada Eskwela 2012”

21/May/2012
Tactical Operations Group 8 under the command of Col Gerald S Da-anton PAF (GSC) with its OPCON Units – the 723rd SOG and 5052nd SRS personnel conducted a series of “Brigada Eskwela” activities from 21 to 25 May 2012 to help uplift the status of the different schools in Tacloban City and Palo, Leyte.  more

 CG,PA VISITS PAF

10/May/2012
The Commanding General of the Philippine Army visits the Philippine Air force today at 10:00 o’clock in the morning at Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City. According to Public Information Office Director, Ltc Miguel Ernesto G Okol, arrival honors was accorded to Lt Gen Emmanuel T Bautista AFP, upon his arrival at Headquarters Philippine Air Force Quadrangle.   more

 236 ORPHANS JOIN AIR FORCE KIDS IN CHILDREN’S DAY EVENT

09/May/2012
QUEZON CITY, May 9 (PIA) –- A total of 236 orphans joined dependents of Philippine Air Force (PAF) personnel during the PAF’s Children’s Day Event at the Villamor Air Base (VAB) in Pasay City held Tuesday.  more

 PAF GENERALS TAKE OATH OF OFFICE AT MALACANANG

08/May/2012
PAF Commanding General, Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP leads the list of the newly promoted star rank officers of the Command who took their oath of Office before President Benigno S Aquino at the Rizal Hall of Malacanang Palace today, May 8, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock this morning.  more

 SCUBASURERO OF 505TH SRG

25/Apr/2012
In support of the AFP IPSP "Bayanihan” Campaign Plan the Philippine Air Force 5052ND Search and Rescue Squadron under the leadership of Maj Cecilia C Frias in cooperation with 220thAirlift Wing lead by Brig. General Salvador Melchor B Mison, Jr. AFP, will conduct a joint Civil Military Operations project in the form of "Scubasurero”, an underwater clean-up activity on April 25, 2012.  more

  PAF CONDUCTS QUARTERLY PFT

25/Apr/2012
The Philippine Air Force has conducted the 2nd quarter Physical Fitness Test (PFT) with no less than the Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP, leading the performers clocking a time of 16 minutes, 24 seconds which is 10 minutes ahead of his passing mark today April 25, 2012 at 5:00 o’clock in the morning at Villamor Air Base, Grandstand.  more

  CG’S 2nd QUARTERLY VISIT TO TOG 2, 5 AND 8

23/Apr/2012
Air Force Chief Lt Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP, visited the Tactical Operations Group 2 in Cauayan Isabela, Tactical Operations Group 5 in Legaspi City and Tactical Operations Group 8 in Tacloban City, last Monday and Tuesday April 23-24, 2012.  more

 HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

16/Apr/2012
The Philippine Air Force under the leadership of MGen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP, thru 355thAir Engineering Wing based in Basa Air Base, Pampanga volunteers to build one (1) row house under the Habitat Philippine’s Nation Building.  more

 ALC MARKS 14TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

16/Apr/2012
The Air Logistics Command under the Command of MGEN CIPPRIANO GUNDAO AFP, will be celebrating its 14th Founding Anniversary with the Commanding General, Philippine Air Force MGEN LAURO CATALINO G DE LA CRUZ AFP as guest of honor at Officers Club Main Ballroom Air Force City, Clark Air Base, Pampanga on April 16, 2012 at 10 o’clock in the morning.  more

 PASWPO TAKBO BENEFIT RUN

14/Apr/2012
The Philippine Association of Soldier’s Widows, Parents and Orphans (PASWPO) Inc will conduct a summer event dubbed as “PASWPO TAKBO” on April 14, 2012 at 6:30 in the morning at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.  more

 AFP BIKE THE MARCH

14/Apr/2012
In commemoration of the historic Death March during World War II, the Command will participate in the biking event involving the AFP, PNP as well as the veterans of World War II on April 14, 2012 at 5:00 in the morning.  more

 PAF BLOODLETTING ACTIVITY

14/Apr/2012
In line with the upcoming 65th Anniversary the Philippine Air Force in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross (Pasay Chapter), AFP Medical Center and the Max Foundation (TMX) will conduct a bloodletting activity on Monday April 14, 2012 at 8:00 in the morning up to 5:00 in the afternoon.  more

 ARAW NG KAGITINGAN AND PHILIPPINE VETERANS WEEK

09/Apr/2012
The Araw ng Kagitingan and the Philippine Veterans Week celebration will b commemorated from April 4-11, 2012 at the different historical sites in the country. The main event for the weeklong activity will be at the Dambana ng Kagitingan, Mt. Samat Shrine, Pilar Bataan on April 9 at 9:00 o’clock in the morning.  more

 CHANGE OF OFFICE A-7 AND OSS

03/Apr/2012
Air Force Chief of Air Staff, BGen Raul L Dimatatac AFP, presided over the Joint Change of Office Ceremony for Office for the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Civil Military Affairs A-7 and Office of the Special Studies today at 11:00 o’clock in the morning at the Hall of Flags, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.   more

 6 PAF OFFICERS PROMOTED

03/Apr/2012
Pasay City – His Excellency President Benigno Aquino III has approved the promotions of six senior military officers to the next rank, the Philippines Air Force (PAF) announced today.  more

 JOINT CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY

02/Apr/2012
Air Force Vice Commander MGen Renato Lorenzo Sanchez AFP presided over the formal Joint Change of Chief of Office of the 900th Air Force Weather Group (AFWG) and 950th Communications and electronic Information System Group (CEISG). The program was held at the PAF Airmen’s Club Villamor Air Base Pasay City today.  more

 MALPHI SARTA/SAREX 2012

01/Apr/2012
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) and Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) through the Malaysia-Philippines Air Working Group (MALPHI AWG) conducted Search and Rescue Training named as “MALPHI SARTA/SAREX 2012 last April 01-04, 2012 at 3rd Air Division (3rd AD) , Edwin Andrews Air Base in Zamboanga City.  more

 3RD AD @ 28TH ANNIVERSARY

26/Mar/2012
The 3rd Air Division (3AD) based in Edwin Andrews Air Base (EAAB), Zamboanga City will be celebrating its 28th Founding Anniversary this coming March 29, 2012 with a theme, “Tagapagtanggol ng Kapayapaan at Kabalikat ng Mamamayan Tungo sa Mas Maunlad na Mindanao,”   more

 PAF SUPPORTS PWD’S REACH FOR THE SKY PROJECT

25/Mar/2012
ANGELES CITY, Pampanga: The Philippine Air Force (PAF) supported, for 2 years in a row now, Photography With A Difference (PWD)’s Reach for the Sky Project held at Woodland Airpark, Magalang, Pampanga on Saturday by offering free helicopter ride to children with special needs.  more

 DIMATATAC NAMED NEW CAS

22/Mar/2012
In a simple but meaningful ceremony today, 22 March 2012, Brig Gen Raul Gabriel L Dimatatac AFP will assume his post as the new Chief of Air Staff (CAS) of the PAF. Prior to his new post, he served in positions of varied and important responsibilities foremost of which include as Commander of the 560th Air Base Wing and Deputy Wing Commander of 710th Special Operations Wing.   more

 SAMONTE, NEW AETC COMMANDER

21/Mar/2012
Former Chief of Air Staff BGen Edgardo Rene Samonte AFP, is the new Wing Commander of Air Education and Training Command. Major General Lauro Catalino Dela Cruz AFP presided over a simple turn-over ceremony held at Fernando Air Base, Lipa City where as MGen Gregorio E Macapagal AFP hands over the symbol to Samonte as the new AETC Commander.   more

 RETIREMENT CALL OF BGEN CASTRO

20/Mar/2012
The Wing Commander of 570th Composite Tactical Wing, BGen Esteban A Castro AFP will render his retirement call to the Commanding General, Philippine Air Force MGenLauro Catalino G Dela Cruz AFP on March 22, 2012 at the Office of the Commanding General, Villamor Air Base Pasay City.   more

 JOINT CHANGE AND RELINQUISHMENT CEREMONY

20/Mar/2012
Air Force Chief of Air Staff, BGen Edgardo Rene C Samonte AFP, presided over the Joint Change and Relinquishment of Chief of Office Ceremony for Office for the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Plans and Programs OA-5, Office of the Chief Air Chaplain (OCAC) and Air Force Accounting Center (AFAC) today at 9:30 in the morning at the Hall of Flags, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.   more

 CHANGE OF COMMAND AND RETIREMENT CEREMONY

20/Mar/2012
A Veteran Military Officer, BGen Neil P Gacrama AFP, Wing Commander 355th Aviation Engineer Wing (AEW), will retire from the military service.   more

 NEWLY DESIGNATED PAF SENIOR OFFICERS

16/Mar/2012
In line with the Philippine Air Force’s Command Guidance to “Power Up, PAF” by continuously developing its capabilities and strengthening its inner core, PAF announces its new set of Commanders.  more

 420th SW CELEBRATES 33 YEARS

16/Mar/2012
A formal program focusing on past and present accomplishments is the main feature when the Air Force’s 420th Supply Wing (SW) celebrates 33 years of fruitful existence. This year’s anniversary theme: “420th SW at 33 Continuing a Responsive and Economical Sustainment as Provider to Power Up PAF for Peace and Development”.   more

 RP TAKES MODEST YET IMPORTANT STEP TO UPGRADEOPERATIONAL READINESS

09/Mar/2012
Air Force City, Clark Airbase, Pampanga: It was all bright and sunny. And it’s not just about the weather. One couldn’t help but feel the positive energy radiating from the people around – be it from the media, the Philippines’ Armed Forces, Government and Non Government Organization/companies/individuals – who witnessed an important milestone in the Armed Forces of the Philippines'...  more

  PAF GEARS UP WITH BRAND NEW COMBAT UTILITY HELICOPTERS

09/Mar/2012
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) will formally accept the initial four (4) of the eight (8) brand new multi-purpose combat utility helicopters, as part of the P2.8B acquisition contract between the ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES (AFP) and WYTWORINIA SPREZETU KOMUNIKACY JNEGO “PZL-SWIDNIK” SPOLJA AKCY JNA, in a simple ceremony on March 9, 2012, from 8:00am to 12:00noon at the 410th Hangar, Air Force  more

 570th CTW CELEBRATES 39 YEARS

02/Mar/2012
A formal program focusing on past and present accomplishments is the main feature when the Air Force’s 570th Composite Tactical Wing (CTW) celebrates 39 years of fruitful existence. This year’s anniversary theme: “Your Wings of Peace and Defenders of Freedom in the Western Frontier”, aptly describes the unit’s efforts in maintaining peace and order in Mindanao.   more

 ADW FUN RUN

02/Mar/2012
The Air Defense Wing in- line with the Oplan Bayanihan and National Greening Program will hold its second Fun Run tomorrow at 4:30 in the morning, March 3, 2012 at Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City, Pampanga under the leadership of Col Raul L Del Rosario PAF.   more

 AFP SPEARHEADS EARTHQUAKE DRILL

01/Mar/2012
The Armed Forces of the Philippines conducted a camp-wide earthquake drill on March 1 at 9:00 a.m. at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.  more

 CHIEF PNP VISITS PAF

10/Feb/2012
The Philippine National Police Chief Director General Nicanor Bartolome visits the Philippine Air force today at 9:00 in the morning at Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.   more

 FRC LAUNCHED A PRAYER EVENT

10/Feb/2012
His Excellency President Benigno S Aquino III will be leading the Prayer Event “A Million Roses for the World. Filipinos at Prayer: Peace for all Nations” tomorrow February 11, 2012 at 10:00 in the morning at St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.  more

 ASEAN AIR FORCES PLUS EXHIBIT & OPEN HOUSE SET

09/Feb/2012
The participation of the Philippine Air Force is one of this year’s highlights when the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta (PIHABF) formally opens today at the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in Clarkfield, Pampanga.   more

 DEL ROSARIO, NEW ADW COMMANDER DEL ROSARIO, NEW ADW COMMANDER

08/Feb/2012
Former Intelligence Officer Col Raul Del Rosario is the new Wing Commander of Air Defense Wing base in Floridablanca, Pampanga.  more

 PAF TRACKS WAY AHEAD

24/Jan/2012
The Air Force command today issued clear cut guidelines that should define the force in 2012. Under the new leadership of incumbent chief, Major General Lauro Catalino Dela Cruz AFP, the Air Force adopts the strategy framework for the new year that envisions the PAF as “Bagwis ng Kapayapaan, Tagapagtanggol ng Kalayaan (Wings of Peace, Defenders of Freedom”).   more

 PAF CHIEF NAMES VINGSON AS AFGH CO

20/Jan/2012
Air Force Vice Commander, Chief, Maj Gen Renato Lorenzo A Sanchez AFP, presided over the formal program that marked the turnover of the Air Force General Hospital (AFGH) today.   more

 SAMONTE NAMED NEW CAS

18/Jan/2012
In fitting ceremonies today, 18 January 2012, Brig Gen Edgardo Rene C Samonte AFP was named the new Chief of Air Staff (CAS).   more

 PAF CHIEF ISSUES COMMAND GUIDANCE

10/Jan/2012
New Air Force Chief, Major General Lauro Catalino Dela Cruz AFP disclosed “Power Up”, the Air Force’s strategy framework for 2012 as he envisioned the PAF as “Bagwis ng Kapayapaan, Tagapagtanggol ng Kalayaan (Wings of Peace, Defenders of Freedom”). The catchphrase actually summarizes all key mission areas to propel the PAF towards it’s mission accomplishment.   more

 HEPBSA III PRESIDE OVER PAF TURNOVER; DELA CRUZ IS CG PAF

09/Jan/2012
His Excellency, President Benigno Simeon Aquino will preside over the Air Force’s turnover ceremony set for 10 January 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the morning at the Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base Grandstand. Maj Gen Lauro Catalino G Dela Cruz was chosen by the President to replace Lt Gen Oscar H Rabena AFP as the new Commanding General of the Philippine Air Force.  more

 PAF HOLDS THANKSGIVING PARADE

04/Jan/2012
The Air Force family convened for the holding of a unique tradition - the Thanksgiving Evening Parade. The parade is a military custom of honoring the men and women of the PAF and expressing gratitude to individuals that lend support and hold Air Force ideals.   more

 HEPBSA III @ TURNOVER RITES; PAF TO HONOR LT GEN RABENA

03/Jan/2012
His Excellency, President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is Guest of Honor and will preside during the Air Force Change of Command Ceremony in January 2012. Prior to the activity, the Air Force family is all set to pay tribute to the Air Force Commanding General Lt Gen Oscar H Rabena AFP with a Testimonial Review and subsequently, the Retirement Ceremony. The formal affair will be held at the Air Force Grandstand on 11 January 2012 at 9:00 o’ clock in the morning.   more
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