PAF 2nd Air Division on its 38 Years


26 January 2017

The 2nd Air Division of the Philippine Air Force, based in Lapu-Lapu City, celebrated its 38th Founding Anniversary with the theme: “Working in Synergy Advancing Towards a Jointly Engaged and Transforming Force For Greater Peace and Security in the Visayas” on January 24, 2017 at the Base Theater Brigadier General Benito N Ebuen Air Base (BGBNEAB) with the PAF Commanding General, Lieutenant General Edgar R Fallorina AFP, as the Guest of Honor.

Highlighted during the activity was the presentation of awards to the following named personnel and units for their meritorious and valuable accomplishments to the division. Lt Gen Fallorina presented the awards together with the Division Commander, MGen Jose G Mirandilla Jr AFP, assisted by the Deputy Commander of the 2AD, Bgen Florentino S Rasco JR AFP.


Officer of the Year- 1Lt Jefferson Baniwas T Sannad PAF

Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year- SSg Marte A Teruel PAF

Airman of the Year- Sgt Darwin C Cabanilla PAF

Civilian Employee of the Year- Mrs Matilda Socorro M Querubin RMT, AMT

Group of the Year- Tactical Operations Group 8

Squadron of the Year- BGBNEAB Hospital

Special Recognition was also given to the following:

560th Air Base Wing

205th Tactical Helicopter Wing

220th Airlift Wing


Meanwhile, the CG, PAF personally greeted and expressed his deepest gratitude to all the admirable 2AD personnel and civilian employees for their passion, dedication and high sense of discipline towards work.

“Carry on 2nd Air Division Family! The “SYNERGY” you greatly underscored and exemplified is indeed commendable and inspiring,” he said.

Happy, happy anniversary, 2nd Air Division!!!

Photo by: A1C Yupangco PAF

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