United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in Manila visit

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in Manila visit 

160413193524Department of National Defense Undersecretary Jesus Milan (4th from left) welcomes United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter (right) upon the latter’s arrival at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday (April 13, 2016) at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on board a Boeing 747 to visit two of the five Philippine military bases where American forces will have access under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. Also in photo are US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg (2nd from right) and Lt. Gen. John Toolan of the US Marine Corps. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrives in Manila

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrives in Manila 

160413191814United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrives at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City at 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday (April 13, 2016) on board a Boeing 747 to visit two of the five Philippine military bases where American forces will have access under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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AFP allocates Php26-M for repair of PAF Bell 412 helicopter

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on AFP allocates Php26-M for repair of PAF Bell 412 helicopter 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is allocating the sum of Php26,720,550 for the acquisition of spare parts needed for the maintenance and repair of one of its Bell 412 combat utility helicopters.

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PAF Huey II up for maintenance

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on PAF Huey II up for maintenance 

MANILA, Jan. 2 —- The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is now looking for spare parts needed for the repairs and maintenance of one of its two Huey II combat utility helicopters.

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Tambako will temporarily be detained at CIDG

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tambako will temporarily be detained at CIDG 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, March 16 (PNA) — Justice for Islam Movement (JIM) leader Mohammad Ali Tambako will be temporarily detained at the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) -National Capital Region (NCR) at PNP Headquarters in Camp Crame Quezon City, Police Chief Insp. Elizabeth Degocena Jasmin, CIDG public information office chief, said on Monday.

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Pope Francis’ entourage off to Villamor Air Base

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis’ entourage off to Villamor Air Base 

150117115305Well-wishers along Quirino Ave. in Manila wave their hands as the car bearing visiting Pope Francis leaves the Apostolic Nunciature on Taft Ave. on the way to Villamor Air Base in Pasay City for the pontiff’s flight to Tacloban City in Leyte on Saturday (Jan. 17, 2015). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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President Aquino personally inspects the security preparations in Villamor Air Base

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150114134515President Benigno S. Aquino III personally inspects the security preparations in Villamor Air Base, the Apostolic Nunciature and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Quirino Station during the dry run of the Papal convoy on Tuesday night (January 13, 2015) for the upcoming pastoral visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines. With the President is Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II. (Photo by Gil Nartea/MalacaƱang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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Thousands of policemen ready for the arrival of Pope Francis

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thousands of policemen ready for the arrival of Pope Francis 

150112141611Thousands of policemen from all over the country gather at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Complex along Roxas Blvd. while waiting for the start of the dry run of the papal convoy from Villamor Air Base in Pasay City to the Apostolic Nunciature on Tafty Ave. in Manila on Monday (Jan. 12, 2015). Pope Francis is arriving in Manila on Thursday for his four-day Apostolic Visit to the Philippines. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Relatives await arrival of Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia

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141112183959Relatives of Filipino peacekeepers monitor the arrival of the chartered flight from Liberia on Wednesday afternoon (November 12, 2014) at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. The UN peacekeepers will immediately undergo a 21-day quarantine at the Caballo Island in Cavite as preventive measure to prevent the entry of the Ebola virus disease. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd

DOH Psychosocial Response Team to assist returning Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia

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141112182934Dr. Thelma Barrera (back to camera), head of the Department of Health (DOH) Psychosocial Response Team, conducts a briefing for the team of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers at the Museum of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) prior to the arrival of the 133-member Philippine Contingent to Liberia at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 12, 2014). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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