|1 Air Force Wing (Ready Reserve)|
Unit Seal of 1st Air Force Wing (Ready Reserve)
|Allegiance||Republic of the Philippines|
|Branch||Philippine Air Force|
|Type||Reserve Air Wing|
|Role||Combat Air Wing|
|Size||1000+ Reserve Airmen and Airwomen|
|Part of||Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC)|
|Air Base||AFRC Building, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City|
|Patron||St. Therese of the Child Jesus|
|Motto(s)||Your Force Provider of Choice in the National Capital Region|
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Badge
|BGEN ELIHU A IBAÑEZ (RES) AFP|
The 1st Air Force Wing Reserve (1AFWR), formerly called the 1st Ready Reserve Air Wing (1RRAW) is a combat-support unit under the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), Philippine Air Force, and is based in Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. Its headquarters is co-located inside the AFRC building at Villamor Air Base. The wing covers all Air Force reserve units in the National Capital Region.
The unit's sister Air Force Reserve Wings in Luzon are the 2nd AFW(R) that is based in Clark Air Base and covers the entire area of Central Luzon up to the whole of Northern Luzon, and the 3rd AFW(R) housed inside Fernando Air Base in Batangas and covers the whole Southern Luzon from Cavite towards the Bicol Region.
Mission[edit | edit source]
The mission of the 1st AFW(R) is:
- Provide command guidance and direction to all units under its command.
- Provide adequate staff control and supervision to all of its subordinate units.
- Prepare plans for the direction of the unit and possible deployment.
- Provide reliable and timely intelligence information to all friendly units and air assets.
- Determines personnel and materiel requirements for its mobilization plan.
Units[edit | edit source]
The following are the units of the 1st Air Force Wing (Ready Reserve):
Base Units[edit | edit source]
- Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron
Line Units[edit | edit source]
- 11th Air Force Group (Ready Reserve) – Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela, Quezon City, Marikina
- 12th Air Force Group (Ready Reserve) – Manila, San Juan, Mandaluyong, Makati, Pasig, Taguig, Pateros
- 13th Air Force Group (Ready Reserve) – Pasay, Paranaque, Las Pinas, Muntinlupa
Lineage of Commanders[edit | edit source]
The following are the previous and current commander(s) of the 1AFW(R):
- COL ROQUE B ABLAN JR RES (GSC) PAF
- COL ALEJANDRO T ESCANO RES (GSC) PAF
- COL ANDREW O NOCON RES (GSC) PAF
- COL REYNALDO C GARCIA RES (GSC) PAF†
- COL CONSUELO B ESTEPA RES (GSC) MNSA PAF
- BGEN ELIHU A YBAÑEZ (RES) AFP
Awards and Decorations[edit | edit source]
Campaign Streamers[edit | edit source]
|Award Streamer||Streamer Name||Operation||Date Awarded||Reference|
|Presidential Unit Citation Badge||SAR/DRR Ops, TS Ketsana & TS Parma||4 February 2010||General Orders No. 112, GHQ-AFP, dtd 04 Feb '10|
|Presidential Unit Citation Badge||General Elections, Philippines||1 July 2010||General Orders No. 641, GHQ-AFP, dtd 1 July '10|
Badges[edit | edit source]
|Military Badge||Badge Name||Operation||Date Awarded||Reference|
|AFP Election Duty Badge||General Elections, Philippines||21 May 2010||General Orders No. 513, GHQ-AFP, dtd 21 May '10|
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Official Page of the 1st AFW(R)
- Training Director, Philippine Air Force BCMT Manual, 2003, OA8.