Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force and Commander, Pacific Air Forces, Visit Manila

Manila, August 19, 2019 — Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, General David Goldfein, and Commander, Pacific Air Forces, General Charles Brown, visited Manila from August 15 to 18, 2019. During their time here, the generals met with key policymakers, including Undersecretary of National Defense Cardozo Luna, Chief of Staff of the Armed ...
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U.S. Military Divers Assist Philippine Partners in Installing Artificial Reefs

Batangas, August 16, 2019 — U.S. and Philippine service members, local government workers, and non-governmental organizations partnered to install artificial habitat reefs at Barangay Hukay, Calatagan, Batangas on August 15, 2019. The project, dubbed Operation Pamamalakaya, is a collaboration between by the Philippine Air Force, DV Boer Farm, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Community ...
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U.S. Pacific Air Forces Commander’s Visit to Manila Enhances Partnership with Philippine Air Force

Manila, May 17, 2019 — U.S. Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Commander Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. traveled to the Philippines from May 15 to 17 to meet with senior officials from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine Air Force (PAF). “Our relationship with the Philippines is one of our most enduring ...
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U.S. and Philippine Air Forces conclude the Bilateral Air Contingent Exercise – Philippines (BACE-P)

Members of the U.S. and Philippine Air Forces marked the successful completion of 12 days of bilateral training and increased mutual cooperation during the seventh iteration of the Bilateral Air Continent Exchange – Philippines (BACE-P) at Cesar Basa Air Base, Pampanga. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Small) Pampanga, February 5, 2019 — ...
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U.S. Government Provides Millions of Rounds of Ammunition to the Armed Forces of the Philippines

Clark Air Base, September 24, 2018 — The U.S. government provided more than 5 million rounds of ammunition worth Php117.4 million ($2.2 million) to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for counterterrorism training. The ammunition was funded as a grant through the U.S. Counterterrorism Train and Equip Program and will be used primarily by ...
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U.S. Government Provides New SABIR System to Enhance Philippine Air Force Capabilities

U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim and Philippine Secretary of National Defense Delfin N. Lorenzana join representatives of the Philippine Air Force and Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group with the newly-transferred Special Airborne Mission Installation and Response (SABIR) system. Manila, August 14, 2018 — U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim turned ...
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U.S. Military Turns Over New Scan Eagle Unmanned Aerial System to Secretary of National Defense and Philippine Air Force

Manila, March 13, 2018 — U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim turned over a Scan Eagle Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) to Secretary of National Defense Delfin N. Lorenzana during a transfer ceremony at Villamor Air Base, Pasay City, on March 13. Ambassador Kim and officials from the Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group delivered ...
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First Female Philippine Air Force Aviator Selected for U.S. Aviation Leadership Program, Inspired by Zamboanga Siege

Manila, February 12, 2018 — 2nd Lt. Catherine Mae Gonzales recently became the first female aviator from the Philippine Air Force to be selected for the Aviation Leadership Program (ALP), a United States Air Force scholarship program which provides undergraduate pilot training to select officers from other nations’ air forces. Gonzales, who was among the ...
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U.S. Military Presents Two New ISR Aircraft to Philippine Air Force

(L-R): Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines General Eduardo Año, Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim, and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano at the turnover and blessing ceremony for two new Cessna 208B aircraft from the U.S. to the Philippine Air ...
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U.S. Air Contingent Completes Bilateral Mission at Clark Air Base

Clark Air Base, January 26, 2017 — Over the last two weeks, U.S. and Philippine service members trained side by side in a series of Subject Matter Expert Exchanges as part of the most recent U.S. Air Contingent, at the invitation of the Government of the Philippines and at the direction of U.S. Pacific Command. ...
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