Air Force’s 5th Fighter Wing celebrates 73rd year

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The Philippine Air Force (PAF)’s 5th Fighter Wing has celebrated its 73rd founding anniversary with the theme: “Sustaining Excellence, Building Capabilities, Overcoming Challenges”.

5th Fighter Wing photo

The event was graced by PAF Air Defense Command commander Major General Connor Anthony Canlas Sr. as guest of honor and speaker on October 22 at Hangar, Basa Air Base, Pampanga.

“The activity was highlighted by giving recognition to its outstanding personnel and giving of Certificate of Appreciation to partner – stakeholders followed by the blessing of the newly renovated/constructed buildings and newly acquired X-ray equipment of BABH,” the 5th Fighter Wing said.

“The activity was conducted following the minimum safety protocol against COVID-19,” it added.