PHILIPPINE Air Force

Type: Organization
Name: PHILIPPINE Air Force
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Local APEC committee holds crash landing exercises

October 17,2014 01:10 AMBy: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.THE local organizing committee for next year’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Iloilo City conducted last Oct. 14 a crash landing rescue operations simulation at the Iloilo Airpor ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

P700-M condo buildings turned over to AFP

MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Wednesday received 12 medium-rise residential buildings worth P700 million from the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA).BCDA president Arnel Casanovahanded over symbolic wooden key ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

AFP to repatriate Filipino peacekeepers in Liberia

QUEZON CITY – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is working on the repatriation of Filipino peacekeepers in Liberia due to the outbreak of the dreaded Ebola Virus in West Africa.According to the AFP, the tentative date of return of the peacekeepers ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 3 reports

Philippines pulls troops from 'Ebola-stricken' Liberia

World Bulletin/News DeskPresident Benigno Aquino III has ordered the pullout of Philippines troops from the "Ebola-stricken" West African country of Liberia.General Gregorio Pio Catapang, chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, confirmed the withdrawal to ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force expects brand new aircrafts

CEBU, Philippines – The Air Force Unit of the Armed Forces of the Philippines is expecting new aircrafts that will help maximize their reach in giving relief aid to different areas prone to disasters.After the super typhoon Yolanda hit and washed off ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

PH to repatriate peacekeepers from Liberia; Alert Level 3 eyed for OFWs in Ebola-hit W.Africa

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - The Philippine government is preparing to repatriate in November over a hundred peacekeepers in Liberia, the most hard-hit West African country in the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus, the ... [Published Interaksyon - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Manalo assumes as 2nd Air Division Leader

CEBU, Philippines - A new official has assumed the post of outgoing Major General Romeo Poquiz of Second Air Division Command based on a program held yesterday morning at the Base Grandstand of Brigadier General Benito Ebuen Airbase in Lapu-Lapu City ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Attack helicopters with night vision for Philippine Air Force arriving

MANILA, Philippines — New attack helicopters that can operate in the dark are set to arrive for the Philippine Air Force, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang said.The new units will have night vision capability allowing pilots ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Repairs of Pag-asa airstrip on hold

Repairs on the Rancudo Airstrip in Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea has been halted by President Benigno Aquino III, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin told senators on Friday, October 3. Aquino made the order "not to disturb the status quo" to ... [Published Rappler - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

PH puts on hold repair of airstrip in West PH Sea

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin says the President had ordered them 'not to disturb the status quo' to allow the Philippines to keep its 'moral high ground' while the case is pending in the arbitral tribunalFREEZE: The Philippines halts plans to repair ... [Published Rappler - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

31st MEU Embassy Reinforcement at PHIBLEX 15

CLARK AIR BASE, PAPANGA, Philippines – There are many challenges when operating in the Asia-Pacific region. Whether it is the destructive powers of nature or the effects of human conflict, thankfully there are forces in the region equipped to help stop ... [Published DVIDS - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

PDI, don’t tire of reporting martial law abuses

Philippine Daily InquirerThe reporting of events on torture and other human rights abuses during the dark years of the Marcos martial rule is something the Inquirer should never tire of doing.Fr. Benjamin E. Alforque wants today’s young Filipinos to be ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 01 2014]

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"We're currently working on the order of the Philippines commander-in-chief to repatriate Philippine troops working as United Nations Peacekeepers from Liberia which has been stricken with the Ebola epidemic" Catapang told reporters
" Should our peacekeepers be declared safe after the 21-day quarantine, they will be given a break and an opportunity to go back to their families, after which they will report to the Philippine Air Force, their mother unit" said Cabunoc
"We are now improving the facilities of the ResearchResearch Institute for Tropical Medicines in Muntinlupa City. We are preparing the quarantine facilities that will be used" Coloma added
"The Second Air Division will always be supportive of Centcom's (Central Command) campaign plan and their other missions" he added

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Lava flow threatens two Legazpi channels [Published Manila Times - 1 hour ago]
Fallout from a tragedy [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 19 2014]
PAF Chief leads change of command at PAF-Visaya... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Oct 17 2014]
Local APEC committee holds crash landing exercises [Published The Daily Guardian - Oct 16 2014]
PNoy commends PH Coast Guard for stepping up to... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Oct 16 2014]
P700-M condo buildings turned over to AFP [Published Philippine Star - Oct 16 2014]
AFP to repatriate Filipino peacekeepers in Liberia [Published Business Week Mindanao - Oct 16 2014]
Why plant more in mangroves? [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 15 2014]
Philippines pulls troops from 'Ebola-stricken' ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 15 2014]
Air Force expects brand new aircrafts [Published Philippine Star - Oct 14 2014]
Where to quarantine 110 PH troops from Ebola-hi... [Published Rappler - Oct 14 2014]
PNoy orders pullout of peacekeepers in Liberia ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 14 2014]
PH to repatriate peacekeepers from Liberia; Ale... [Published Interaksyon - Oct 14 2014]
Manalo assumes as 2nd Air Division Leader [Published Philippine Star - Oct 14 2014]
Roxas to Albayanos: National, Local Governments... [Published Department of Interior and Local Government - Oct 13 2014]
Attack helicopters with night vision for Philip... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 13 2014]
Ex-PAF officer tagged in LPG store robbery [Published Philippine Star - Oct 12 2014]
PAF sergeant commits suicide [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 10 2014]
Elderly general recalls 1977 Patikul massacre [Published Manila Standard Today - Oct 09 2014]
Helicopter engines for the President [Published Business World - Oct 09 2014]
U.S. Marines, Philippine Airmen share tactics [Published DVIDS - Oct 09 2014]
Mindanao Newsbits for October 9, 2014 [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 08 2014]
50 houses destroyed in Davao fire; PAF chopper ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 08 2014]
Soldier dogs off to Sulu to fight terrorists [Published ABS-CBN News - Oct 07 2014]
Air Force on standby at Mayon [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 05 2014]
Repairs of Pag-asa airstrip on hold [Published Rappler - Oct 05 2014]
PH puts on hold repair of airstrip in West PH Sea [Published Rappler - Oct 04 2014]
‘Phl stopped work on Pagasa airstrip’ [Published Philippine Star - Oct 03 2014]
DND wants anti-sub helicopters for Navy [Published Manila Times - Oct 03 2014]
31st MEU Embassy Reinforcement at PHIBLEX 15 [Published DVIDS - Oct 03 2014]
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Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines From the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Typhoon Luis is now over the West Philippine Sea and continues to move away from the country. The center of the typhoon (as of ...
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China is now building factories and what appears to be a runway for the takeoff and landing of military jets on disputed islands in the South China Sea. Some of the islands are mapped, some are not. The latter are man-made islands which China has ...
NFA chief quits due to 15M extort try--the true... [Published New Philippine Revolution - Aug 15 2014]
Arthur Juan is a graduate of the Philippine Military Academy at the same class as that of Defense secretary Voltaire Gazmin. Juan served for about eleven years in the Philippine Air force before he transferred to Monterrey, a subsidiary under San Miguel ...
Armed Forces of the Philippines and National po... [Published militaryfeed.com - Aug 08 2014]
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