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Mactan air base packed full of airplanes


The Philippine Air Force (PAF) can only wish the planes lined up on the tarmac of the Benito Ebuen Air Base in Cebu’s Mactan island were theirs. The base, which used to serve as an emergency airfield for the US Air Force at the height of the Vietnam War, is tight on space because of [...]

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Boom-Boom to train PAF cadets next


Retired boxer Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista will soon be part of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) as trainer for its cadets.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Air Force undergo medical evac training

AT least 34 personnel from the Philippine Air Force (PAF) underwent training by members of the US Pacific Air Force on aero medical emergency evacuation yesterday.

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Ex-Air Force man killed by dispatcher

A tricycle driver who was a former member of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) was stabbed dead by a dispatcher in barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City.

Posted: June 23rd, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

PAF’s 560th wing turns 43, honors men

THE Philippine Air Force’s 560th Airbase Wing in Mactan Benito Ebuen Airbase (MBEAB) celebrated its 43rd founding anniversary by honoring the men and women who served PAF.

Posted: September 13th, 2011 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

PAF celebrates anniversary

THE Philippine Air Force (PAF) will celebrate its 64th founding anniversary on July 1 with the theme, “Ang Inyong Hukbong Himpapawid: Kaakibat sa Kaunlaran at Kaisa sa Kapayapaan.” The celebration will highlight  a medical mission in barangay Alegria, Cordova, Cebu today and tree planting in Mt. Pul-ong, Sibugay, Cebu City on June 30. The month-long [...]

Posted: June 28th, 2011 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Air Force hosts feeding for abandoned children

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) 220th Airlift Wing in Mactan headed by Col. Gerardo Jamorado hosted a feeding program for the abandoned, neglected and exploited children of the Albert Schweitzer Familienwerk Foundation Phils. Inc. (ASFFPI). The feeding program, held at the Mactan Benito Ebuen Air Base in Lapu-Lapu City, was in celebration of their 38th [...]

Posted: May 26th, 2011 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Air Force to conduct candidate soldier exams

THE Philippine Air Force (PAF) will conduct a nationwide candidate soldier examinations this month. In Region 7, the examination will be on May 27 at the Mactan Benito Ebuen Air Base (MBEAB) in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. In region 6, it will be on May 31 at the Tactical Operations Group (TOG) 6 in Iloilo City. [...]

Posted: May 21st, 2011 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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