News Archive 2015

Additional AW109 Attach Helicopters

On 05 December 2015, another six brand new AW109 attack helicopters from Italy were welcomed at MDAAB to complete the eight attack helicopters of the AFP Modernization Program.

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Simultaneous Christmas Lighting

Trojans joined the entire AFP in the simultaneous Christmas Lighting Ceremony on 01 December 2015.

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42nd Founding Anniversary

15SW celebrated its 42nd Founding Anniversary on 26 November 2015.

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Mangroove Planting

Trojans numbering to 122 planted 2000 mangrove propagules at San Rafael IV, Noveleta, Cavite on 16 October 2015.

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Medical-Dental Civic Action Program

15SW successfully conducted a Medical-Dental Civic Action Program benefitting an estimate of 704 residents of Brgy. Pinagkaisa Toklong Kawit, Cavite on 22 October 2015.

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15SW Mall Exhibit

15SW showcased its capabilities through a Mall Exhibit on 21-23 October 2015 at SM Rosario, Cavite.

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Dagit 2015

15SW led the PAF in this year’s joint exercise with PN dubbed as “DAGIT 2015”.

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First Official Visit of MGEN GALILEO GERARD KINTANAR JR AFP

On 04 September, MGEN GALILEO GERARD KINTANAR JR AFP, Chairman of Selection Board “A”, was accorded with arrival honors for his first official visit to the Wing as the Chief of Air Staff, PAF.

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15th Strike Wing Sportfest

Trojans gear up for another intense sports tournament that was formally opened on 26 August at the 15SW Fitness Center. The participants will be engaging in various sports events such as basketball, volleyball, table tennis, softball, badminton and other sports activities.
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Brand New Agusta Westland 109 AH

17 Aug 2015 – 15SW led by BGEN DOMINGO B PALISOC JR AFP formally receives the 2 brand new AW109-AH at Villamor Air Base, Pasay City. As a precursor, the CGPAF and the WC, 15SW ferries the 2 helicopters from VAB to MDAAB where a customary water cannon salute awaits for this first landing at MDAAB.
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SAR Challenge 2015

Trojans bag championship title during the 2-day field exercise dubbed as SAR Challenge 2015 held at Fernando Air Base Lipa City and Calaca, Batangas on 17-18 June 2015.

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Brigada Eskwela 2015

On 18 May 2015, 15th Strike Wing launched its Brigada Eskwela program which aims to help schools in preparing for the start of school year. A total of six public schools from different parts of Cavite benefited from the said program.
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597th Communication Electronics Information System Squadron

22 May 2015 marks the day the 597th Communications, Electronics and Information Systems Squadron was inaugurated as MAJ RANEL G LUBI PAF took oath as its first Squadron Commander.
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Bullseye Competition 2015

Bullseye Competition Trojans holds the formal opening of the Bullseye Competition on 14 May 2015 at the 15SW gym, MDAAB, Sangley Point, Cavite City. The arena is set and the battle is on while the pilots and crew of the different tactical units take their stance in this year’s Bullseye Competition.
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NBC Commander BGEN AARON T FETALVERO AFP visited 15th Strike Wing

Naval Base Cavite Commander BGEN AARON T FETALVERO AFP visited 15th Strike Wing, Major Danilo Atienza Air Base, Sangley Point, Cavite City on 15 April 2015. The purpose of this visit was to strengthen the ties between the two neighboring services that are both situated within Sangley.
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Runway Run 2

For the second time, a run along the runway at Major DaniloAtienza Air Base, Sangley Point Cavite City took off. Organic personnel, their dependents and running enthusiasts from other military units and civilian agencies participated in the event.
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