President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the 71st Founding Anniversary of the Philippine Air Force

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the awarding ceremony for the outstanding personnel of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) during the 71st founding anniversary of PAF at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. Assisting the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez, Jr., Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commander Lieutenant Galileo Kintanar, Jr., PAF Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year Technical Sergeant Darwin Esguerra, and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President during the 71st founding anniversary of PAF at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte congratulates Tactical Operations Wing Central Commander Colonel Simeon Felix, Jr., who received the Wing Non-flying award in behalf of his unit during the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. Assisting the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. Also in the photo is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte awards the plaque of commendation to 15th Strike Wing Commander Brigadier General Augusto dela Peña, who received the Wing Flying award in behalf of his unit during the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. Assisting the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte awards the streamer for the Tactical Command Award on the flag of the Air Mobility Command during the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. Receiving the award is Air Mobility Command Commander Major General Nicolas Parilla. Assisting the President are PAF Commander Lieutenant General Galileo Kintanar, Jr. and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte sings the Philippine national anthem during the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. Joining the President on stage are Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, PAF Commander Lieutenant General Galileo Kintanar, Jr., and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accorded with foyer honors upon his arrival at the Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City for his attendance to the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) on July 3, 2018. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accorded with foyer honors upon his arrival at the Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City for his attendance to the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) on July 3, 2018. Joining the President is PAF Commander Lieutenant General Galileo Kintanar, Jr. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accorded with foyer honors upon his arrival at the Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City for his attendance to the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) on July 3, 2018. Joining the President is PAF Commander Lieutenant General Galileo Kintanar, Jr. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Philippine National Police Director General Oscar Albayalde, Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commander Galileo Kintanar, Jr., and Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez, Jr. during the 71st founding anniversary of PAF at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte announces in his speech during the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018, that the government is currently working on the implementation of the Second Horizon of the Revised AFP Modernization Program by 2022 with 16 projects for the Philippine Air Force worth over P139 billion already in the pipeline. The implementation is intended to further develop a modern, adequately equipped border security force. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte salutes the Fallen Airman Monument after laying a wreath to honor the memory of the fallen airmen of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) during the 71st founding anniversary of PAF at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte salutes the Fallen Airman Monument after laying a wreath to honor the memory of the fallen airmen of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) during the 71st founding anniversary of PAF at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte bows his head in prayer during the 71st founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. Also in the photo is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO