Balik-Sangley 2019

The 15th Strike Wing is hosting a traditional homecoming event called Balik-Sangley on 06 December 2019 at the Maintenance Ramp of 460th Aircraft Maintenance Group in Major Danilo Atienza Air Base. The event is an occasion for former Trojans to renew friendships, reminisce the past, and retell war stories in fellowship with present Trojans. 

46TH Founding Anniversary

The 15th Strike Wing celebrated its 46th Founding Anniversary together with the CG,PAF LTGEN ROZZANO D BRIGUEZ AFP as the Guest of Honor on 26 November 2019 at 460th AMG Hangar. The celebration started with the registration of the guests at Trojans Café followed by the Arrival of Honors, Wreath Laying Ceremony, Blessing of the Newly Restored Aircraft and N2 Lock-up C20R Engine Repair Shop.

Family Day

On 23 November 2019, the 15th Strike Wing Conducted a “Trojan’s Family Day 2019” in connection with the Wing’s 46th Founding Anniversary at 460th AMG Hangar. The registration started at 0630H followed by invocation and a speech from the Wing Commander, COL ARAUS ROBERT F MUSICO PAF (GSC).

Runway Run IV “THE FINAL RUN”

In celebration with the 46th Founding Anniversary of the 15th Strike Wing a Runway Run IV dubbed as The Final Run was held at Major Danilo Atienza Air Base Runway, Sangley Point Cavite City today, 10 November 2019. The registration started at 0500H followed by flag raising, invocation and information dissemination on proper hydration by Pocari Sweat representative. At exactly 0600H, was a gun start  for 10 km run. A total of 1730 participants joined the said event. Out of that 1,730; 441 were civilian supporters from Manila, Laguna, Batangas, 317 were ROTC Cadets who were from 1st Arcen and Air Force Reserve Center, 340 were from other government agency mostly from Coast Guard and Philippine National Police and 632 were AFP Personnel and their Dependents. The Runway Run was categorized as 3KM, Family Run, 5KM, and 10KM.
The 15SW had also displayed aircrafts with Pilots and Crews for photo opportunity as well as photo exhibits and miniature aircraft display at the Four Bay Hangar to cater the assets of the Wing. This Activity was so special because that was not just a usual fun run. As the caption shows, “Runway Run IV. The Final Run”

Blood Letting

The 15th Strike Wing conducted Bloodletting Activity ICOW its 46th Founding Anniversary Celebration last 05 October 2019. The activity was participated by 15SW personnel and various stakeholders coming from the APO CACI Alumni Association, ACDI, AFPSLAI, Philippine Fleet, Naval Installation Command, PNP, BFP, LGU-Cavite City, PRC-Cavite Chapter and other civilian entities.

A total of 58, 950cc of blood were successfully collected and turned-over to AFP Medical Center for processing and utilization.

Outreach Program

On 04 October 2019, the 15 Strike Wing in line with its 46th Founding Anniversary Celebration conducted an Outreach Program to Mama’s Hope Haven of Norway Inc, General Trias City in Cavite. The event was headed by COL ARAUS ROBERT F MUSICO PAF(GSC), Wing Commander, 15SW.  The beneficiaries of the event were 58 residents of Mama’s Hope Haven which composed of 33 children, 6 adults and 19 senior citizens. The activity was made possible in partnership with the APO Cavite City Alumni Association, Sangley Point Officers’ and Enlisted Personnel Ladies Club, Cavite City Ford Everest, CWSLAI and FABSLAI.

International Coastal Clean-Up

In connection with the Wing’s 46th Founding Anniversary celebration, the 15th Strike Wing headed by COL ARAUS ROBERT F MUSICO PAF (GSC), Wing Commander and 119 others joined the Annual International Coastal Clean-up drive, last 21September 2019. The activity was joined with other volunteer groups from Barangay Aguila, DepEd- Cavite City, APO CACI AA, APO United International and Philippine Navy.

Despite the inclement weather condition, said volunteer groups continued the endeavor with great enthusiasm, resulting to the collection of 150 bags of garbage from the shoreline of Barangay 13 Aguila, Cavite City.

15thSW Welcomes New King Trojan

The 15SW welcomes its new Wing Commander, COLONEL ARAUS ROBERT F MUSICO PAF (GSC) during the Change of Command Ceremony held at 460th Aircraft Maintenance Group Hangar, Major Danilo Atienza Air Base, Cavite City on 02 March 2019. A US Air Force Academy (USAFA) graduate in 1990, and member of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Bigkis Lahi”  Class of 1990, COL MUSICO is a full blooded Trojan being a Flight Examiner and Commander of the OV-10 aircraft and served as the Director for Operations and Deputy Wing Commander prior to this position. Col Musico replaces BGEN AUGUSTO D DELA PEÑA AFP and is now the Deputy Chief of Staff for Education and Training, J8. BGen Dela Peña served as the 15SW Commander from 10 May 2018 to 20 Feb 2019.