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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesand the Negros forest reserve, she said. The cloud-seeding operation is a DA-B
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
and the Negros forest reserve, she said. The cloud-seeding operation is a DA-BSWM funded project in partnership with Philippine Air Force 900th Weather Group, DA-Negros Island Region, Office of the Provincial Agriculturist Negros Occidental... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MNLF worked for Indonesians’ releaseI think the Indonesians negotiated with them (Abu Sayyaf). We don’t talk about
MNLF worked for Indonesians’ release
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
I think the Indonesians negotiated with them (Abu Sayyaf). We don’t talk about ransom here,” Antonio said. Two Philippine Air Force Huey helicopters flew on Sunday afternoon from Jolo to Edwin Andrews Air Base in this city. Maj.... Read more
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Sun Star
DSWD gives out P66.1M in food packs for Central Visayas; cloud-seeding readyconduct the operation as soon as possible. They are depending on the availabili
DSWD gives out P66.1M in food packs for Central Visayas; cloud-seeding ready
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
conduct the operation as soon as possible. They are depending on the availability of seedable clouds and aircraft from the Philippine Air Force. The cloud seeding is intended for Cebu and Bohol. The team will use powdered specialized salt for the... Read more
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Sun Star
Star-studded battle play in Kadaugan sa Mactan350 combined security personnel from the Philippine National Police, Armed Forc
Star-studded battle play in Kadaugan sa Mactan
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
350 combined security personnel from the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine Navy, and Philippine Air Force were deployed at the shrine. Mayor Radaza said they maintained this year’s reenactment to be simple yet... Read more
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Sun Star
Lapu-Lapu City to mark Kadaugan sa Mactan's 495th year todaymain celebrant. It will be followed by a floral offering at the shrine of Lapu
Lapu-Lapu City to mark Kadaugan sa Mactan's 495th year today
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
main celebrant. It will be followed by a floral offering at the shrine of Lapu-Lapu and a 21-gun salute by the members of Philippine Air Force. Former senator Lito Lapid will serve as the guest speaker. Sunshine Alegre, administrative officer of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What happened to Karen Davila?six decades. The Bell H-13 Sioux, a variant of the iconic Bell 47, was the fir
What happened to Karen Davila?
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
six decades. The Bell H-13 Sioux, a variant of the iconic Bell 47, was the first helicopter to enter into service with the Philippine Air Force in 1955. The PAF has operated derivations of the Bell UH-1H since the late 1960s, and since 1994 when... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
OneRepublic performs in MTV Music Evolution ManilaLt. Gen. Alexander Yano, Lt. Gen. Roy Cimatu, Brig. Gen. Florencio Junio and re
OneRepublic performs in MTV Music Evolution Manila
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
Lt. Gen. Alexander Yano, Lt. Gen. Roy Cimatu, Brig. Gen. Florencio Junio and retired Major Gen. Rene Samonte, Commander of Philippine Air Force among others. “We are privileged to introduce to you the next Vice President of the Republic of the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Tiquison –Elloren UnionAstoria Printing and Publishing) exchanged wedding vows to long- time boyfriend
Tiquison –Elloren Union
Zamboanga Today / Posted 10 days ago
Astoria Printing and Publishing) exchanged wedding vows to long- time boyfriend EDWIN MARIO L. TIQUISION, a member of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at the St Ignatius de Loyola Parish Church in Tetuan at 2:00 in the afternoon and Officiated by... Read more
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Rappler
Chopper ride to LP sorties: Kris Aquino broke the lawby Malacañang – that the helicopter used by Kris Aquino is a government-owned v
Chopper ride to LP sorties: Kris Aquino broke the law
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
by Malacañang – that the helicopter used by Kris Aquino is a government-owned vehicle. It was identified as the “brand new Philippine Air Force Bell 412s from the 250th Presidential Airlift Wing.” Being a “vehicle” owned by the “Armed Forces of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PAF opens bid for plane partsfor the C-295 aircraft. Project funds will be sourced from the military’s Mode
PAF opens bid for plane parts
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
for the C-295 aircraft. Project funds will be sourced from the military’s Modernization Act trust fund. In 2015, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) received three C-295 aircraft delivered from Spain by Airbus Defense and Space. The three... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The Defense Secretary should not sue for libelof National Defense in 2010, Gazmin was aware that the Philippine Navy did not
The Defense Secretary should not sue for libel
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
of National Defense in 2010, Gazmin was aware that the Philippine Navy did not have enough warships, and that the Philippine Air Force was all air and no force. Despite his close ties with the commander-in-chief, Gazmin did little to beef... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Civilians, military get ready for ‘Big One’part of the preparation for the “Big One” in Metro Manila, the national governm
Civilians, military get ready for ‘Big One’
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
part of the preparation for the “Big One” in Metro Manila, the national government on Thursday tested the readiness of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) facility here as a backup command center for disaster response. The PAF’s Haribon hangar, reused... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino defends Kris' chopper ride: Why the criticism?businessmen or investors are accommodated. Photos of the presidential sister a
Aquino defends Kris' chopper ride: Why the criticism?
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
businessmen or investors are accommodated. Photos of the presidential sister alighting what was described as “brand new Philippine Air Force Bell 412s from the 250th Presidential Airlift Wing” went viral this week, as the younger Aquino joined... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Aquino defends sister’s use of govt helicoptersthe President’s family. There are courtesies and privileges extended to the Pre
Aquino defends sister’s use of govt helicopters
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 days ago
the President’s family. There are courtesies and privileges extended to the President’s companions.” The spokesman of the Philippine Air Force also defended Kris for using the assets of the 250 Presidential Airlift Wing in her campaign sorties for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US aircraft conduct first air mission in Philippinesairspace to the west of Luzon. The aircraft are part of the US Pacific Command
US aircraft conduct first air mission in Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
airspace to the west of Luzon. The aircraft are part of the US Pacific Command’s Air Contingent deployed at the Philippine Air Force base in Clark. They remained in the country after this year’s joint military drills which ended on April... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Palace defends use of 5 helicopters for PNoy, Kris on campaign trailhelicopters — four (4) from the 250th Presidential Airlift Wing and one (1) fro
Palace defends use of 5 helicopters for PNoy, Kris on campaign trail
Coconuts Manila / Posted 14 days ago
helicopters — four (4) from the 250th Presidential Airlift Wing and one (1) from the 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing of the Philippine Air Force — transported PNoy's group for the inauguration of the 59-megawatt solar power plant in San Carlos City... Read more
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Rappler
Kris Aquino draws flak for flying to LP sortie using presidential chopperonline on Wednesday, April 20, also showed at least 3 other military choppers –
Kris Aquino draws flak for flying to LP sortie using presidential chopper
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
online on Wednesday, April 20, also showed at least 3 other military choppers – described by Aviators Pinoy as "brand new Philippine Air Force Bell 412s from the 250th Presidential Airlift Wing" – at a landing area in Cebu. Kris joined her older... Read more
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Sun Star
No sign of Army major after Samal divehe failed to surface after a 6:40 a.m. dive last Saturday. A composite team of
No sign of Army major after Samal dive
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
he failed to surface after a 6:40 a.m. dive last Saturday. A composite team of 31 divers from the Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Air Force, Philippine Army, and the Maritime Police plus ten civilian volunteer divers and two from the Bureau of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Military diver goes missing in Davao del Norte training exerciseSpecial Operations Unit and Naval Forces Eastern Mindnaao have been dispatched
Military diver goes missing in Davao del Norte training exercise
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
Special Operations Unit and Naval Forces Eastern Mindnaao have been dispatched to conduct a water search. A team from the Philippine Air Force Search and Rescue Group was also tasked to do an aerial search along the shorelines of Talikud and the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Cloud seeding to bring more rain in Northern MindanaoLumbia airport. Once messages and photos of the presence of seedable clouds are
Cloud seeding to bring more rain in Northern Mindanao
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Lumbia airport. Once messages and photos of the presence of seedable clouds are reported, Cacayan’s team, together with the Philippine Air Force fly to the area. At least 15 bags of 25 kilos of salt are loaded for every flight. “If the warm... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Military officer goes missing after proficiency dive in Davao del Nortesaid. “As of this time, we have team from Philippine Coast Guard, Naval Specia
Military officer goes missing after proficiency dive in Davao del Norte
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
said. “As of this time, we have team from Philippine Coast Guard, Naval Special Operations Unit. We also have team from Philippine Air Force search and rescue group doing aerial search along the shorelines of Talikod and Davao del Sur areas,”... Read more
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Minda News
‘Fire in Mt. Apo placed under control’aerial shots were complemented by the results of the works on the ground that t
‘Fire in Mt. Apo placed under control’
Minda News / Posted 20 days ago
aerial shots were complemented by the results of the works on the ground that there are no more active fire,” he said. The Philippine Air Force and BFP-11 will assist Project Noah in conducting a thermal scanning next week to spot active fires on... Read more
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Canberra Times
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke 'Cold War mentality'as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, no
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke 'Cold War mentality'
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, north of Manila, part of which is now a Philippine air force facility. The aircraft will include five Warthog ground-attack planes, three search-and-rescue... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke "Cold War mentality"as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, no
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke "Cold War mentality"
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, north of Manila, part of which is now a Philippine air force facility. The aircraft will include five Warthog ground-attack planes, three search-and-rescue... Read more
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The Age
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke "Cold War mentality"as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, no
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke "Cold War mentality"
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, north of Manila, part of which is now a Philippine air force facility. The aircraft will include five Warthog ground-attack planes, three search-and-rescue... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke "Cold War mentality"as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, no
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke "Cold War mentality"
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, north of Manila, part of which is now a Philippine air force facility. The aircraft will include five Warthog ground-attack planes, three search-and-rescue... Read more
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WA Today
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke "Cold War mentality"as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, no
China says enhanced US-Philippine military ties invoke "Cold War mentality"
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
as well as six aircraft and three helicopters, at the former Clark Air Base, north of Manila, part of which is now a Philippine air force facility. The aircraft will include five Warthog ground-attack planes, three search-and-rescue... Read more
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Sun Star
War & Peace in the PH: A soldier's tale book launchtrust, the waiting around, the sudden fear, the quick bursts of violence, and t
War & Peace in the PH: A soldier's tale book launch
Sun Star / Posted 20 days ago
trust, the waiting around, the sudden fear, the quick bursts of violence, and the desperation. Reading the book penned by Philippine Air Force (PAF) Lieutenant Colonel Zacharias Gloria Morales’s "War & Peace in the Philippines: A Soldier’s Tale"... Read more
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The Manila Times
Abolition of Armed Forces Pension fund needs a rethinkArmed Froces of the Philippines, we are talking of all our armed services: the
Abolition of Armed Forces Pension fund needs a rethink
The Manila Times / Posted 21 days ago
Armed Froces of the Philippines, we are talking of all our armed services: the Philippine Army, the Philippine Navy, the Philippine Air Force and the Philippine Marine Corps. Equally important to consider also are these salient acts: 1. The... Read more
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Sun Star
US airmen played 'kuyas' to orphansDevelopment (DSWD). Instead of a one-hour schedule for the turnover of donatio
US airmen played 'kuyas' to orphans
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
Development (DSWD). Instead of a one-hour schedule for the turnover of donation, the US Air Force team, together with the Philippine Air Force personnel at the Mactan-Benito Ebuen Air Base, stayed for three hours, as they enjoyed playing with the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Beijing condemns Manila for upgrading work in S China Seathe 1970s, Lu said. The Philippine name for the said island is “Pag-asa Island.
Beijing condemns Manila for upgrading work in S China Sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
the 1970s, Lu said. The Philippine name for the said island is “Pag-asa Island.” A source close to the situation said the Philippine Air Force has used several transport planes to carry substantial amounts of construction material and various... Read more
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Minda News
Smartphone app makes cloud seeding operations easier, more accuratecapabilities have made the job easier and far more accurate. MindaNews observe
Smartphone app makes cloud seeding operations easier, more accurate
Minda News / Posted 21 days ago
capabilities have made the job easier and far more accurate. MindaNews observed how a team of cloud seeders from the Philippine Air Force (PAF) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) did their job from their base at the old Lumba Airport here... Read more
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Pilipino Star
White House: No militarization policy applies to both China, Philippinesof State Deputy spokesperson Mark Toner said in a press briefing on Tuesday. T
White House: No militarization policy applies to both China, Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
of State Deputy spokesperson Mark Toner said in a press briefing on Tuesday. This statement follows reports that the Philippine Air Force has been transporting construction materials to Pagasa Island in the South China Sea, which the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Balikatan: US soldiers, Pinoy cops figure in bar brawlHe was informed about the incident by his US counterpart. FA50 jets join live
Balikatan: US soldiers, Pinoy cops figure in bar brawl
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
He was informed about the incident by his US counterpart. FA50 jets join live drill In the Balikatan exercises, the Philippine Air Force will showcase its newly purchased FA50 fighter jets during today’s live fire drill at the Crow Valley... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PAF receives 4th Lockheed C-130 cargo transport planeto be delivered in the first quarter of this year with a total value of $55 mil
PAF receives 4th Lockheed C-130 cargo transport plane
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
to be delivered in the first quarter of this year with a total value of $55 million.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) The Philippine Air Force (PAF) formally received on Tuesday the first of two Lockheed C-130 cargo transport plane acquired from... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Army releases P3.2-M aid for kin of 18 soldiers killed in Basilanhonors, said Hao. Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, in an ambush interview af
Army releases P3.2-M aid for kin of 18 soldiers killed in Basilan
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
honors, said Hao. Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, in an ambush interview after the turnover of a US C-130 to the Philippine Air Force, denied reports that the funeral honors for the slain soldiers were cancelled. “We did give them honors... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
China to Take Scarborough Shoal Next?observers this year to the annual US-Philippine Balikatan military exercises an
China to Take Scarborough Shoal Next?
Asia Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
observers this year to the annual US-Philippine Balikatan military exercises and has agreed to lease patrol aircraft to the Philippine Air Force to strengthen its surveillance over the South China Sea (or West Philippine Sea, as Filipinos... Read more
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Rappler
A colorful 2016 Palarong Pambansa openingheat of the sun, everyone is in a partying mood for this year's Palaro. Photo b
A colorful 2016 Palarong Pambansa opening
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
heat of the sun, everyone is in a partying mood for this year's Palaro. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler DOWN THEY GO. The Philippine Air Force parachute team wows the crowd, gliding down from the sky. They hold up this banner. Photo by Roy... Read more
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Rappler
1 record broken, 1 nullified at close of PH Open trackfest“and hopefully I will have adjusted fully to my new poles.” His accomplishment
1 record broken, 1 nullified at close of PH Open trackfest
Rappler / Posted 26 days ago
“and hopefully I will have adjusted fully to my new poles.” His accomplishment somewhat softened the sting suffered by the Philippine Air Force squad of Edgar Alejan, Isidro del Prado Jr, and Filipino-Americans Brandon Donovan and Eric Shawn Cray,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Goldberg honors Pinoy airmanhis country and our great alliance,” he added. Dumanse, an Airman 2nd Class wi
Goldberg honors Pinoy airman
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
his country and our great alliance,” he added. Dumanse, an Airman 2nd Class with the 710th Special Operations Wing of the Philippine Air Force, died after an accident during a proficiency parachute jump exercise in Subic. He landed in the sea... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US envoy pays tribute to Filipino airman who died during BalikatanPILAR, BATAAN—United States Ambassador Philip Goldberg on Saturday paid tribute
US envoy pays tribute to Filipino airman who died during Balikatan
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
PILAR, BATAAN—United States Ambassador Philip Goldberg on Saturday paid tribute to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) soldier who died during a jump exercise that was part of the ongoing Philippine-US Balikatan exercises. “I want to mention on this day... Read more
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The Manila Times
US envoy Goldberg honors Filipino airman killed in Balikatan 2016a tribute to those who lost their lives here and elsewhere in the Pacific,” Gol
US envoy Goldberg honors Filipino airman killed in Balikatan 2016
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
a tribute to those who lost their lives here and elsewhere in the Pacific,” Goldberg said in a speech praising the PAF, or Philippine Air Force, paratrooper’s service to the Philippines. He added, “So we’re here today, first and foremost, not only... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US Ambassador to PH honors PAF paratrooper who died during Balikatan exercisesFile Photo/KJ Rosales) In his speech at the 74th commemoration of the Araw ng
US Ambassador to PH honors PAF paratrooper who died during Balikatan exercises
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
File Photo/KJ Rosales) In his speech at the 74th commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan in Bataan, Goldberg honored the Philippine Air Force paratrooper who died earlier this week during the Philippines -U.S. Balikatan exercises in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Balikatan soldiers on despite trooper’s deathwho are taking part in Balikatan 2016 war games with the United States, has not
Balikatan soldiers on despite trooper’s death
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
who are taking part in Balikatan 2016 war games with the United States, has not been suspended despite the death of a Philippine Air Force (PAF) airman during a jump exercise here, an official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Poe denies she is advocating an arms race with Chinashe said. She pointed out that even President Benigno Aquino III, himself, als
Poe denies she is advocating an arms race with China
Manila Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
she said. She pointed out that even President Benigno Aquino III, himself, also purchased fighter jets for the Philippine Air Force. “On the other hand, the president himself is also purchasing fighter jets. Not necessarily to be in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US ambassador regrets loss of Filipino paratrooperclosely with Filipino counterparts to investigate the incident wherein a member
US ambassador regrets loss of Filipino paratrooper
Manila Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
closely with Filipino counterparts to investigate the incident wherein a member of the 710th Special Operations Wing of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) died during a jump exercise in one of the training activities in the Balikatan 2016 joint military... Read more
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Sun Star
Death of paratrooper in Balikatan unfortunateStates Balikatan exercises was unfortunate, a Palace official said Friday. But
Death of paratrooper in Balikatan unfortunate
Sun Star / Posted 27 days ago
States Balikatan exercises was unfortunate, a Palace official said Friday. But despite what happened to a member of the Philippine Air Force (PAF), the government would not suspend the joint exercises, which will last until April 15. "Death of... Read more
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Minda News
DA embarks on cloud seeding in Region 11contracted a private helicopter from Cebu for the job. Based on the P2.6-milli
DA embarks on cloud seeding in Region 11
Minda News / Posted 27 days ago
contracted a private helicopter from Cebu for the job. Based on the P2.6-million contract, she said two personnel from the Philippine Air Force will assist in the operations will last for 45 hours. Depending on weather conditions, she said the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US to investigate death of Filipino paratrooper in Balikatan exercisesMANILA, Philippines – The United States said it will look into the incident tha
US to investigate death of Filipino paratrooper in Balikatan exercises
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The United States said it will look into the incident that led to the death of a Philippine Air Force (PAF) paratrooper during the joint Balikatan exercises on Thursday. "We are working closely with our Filipino counterparts to... Read more
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Sun Star
Philippine paratrooper dies during exercises with US forcesMANILA -- A Philippine air force paratrooper who parachuted from a C130 plane i
Philippine paratrooper dies during exercises with US forces
Sun Star / Posted 27 days ago
MANILA -- A Philippine air force paratrooper who parachuted from a C130 plane in an exercise with US forces died Thursday, April 7, after a wind gust blew him out to sea instead of an airport drop zone, officials said. The Filipino paratrooper from... Read more
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