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1 Air Force Wing (Ready Reserve)
1st Air Force Wing (Reserve) Unit Seal.jpg
Unit Seal of 1st Air Force Wing (Ready Reserve)
Active
  • November 5, 1993 – March 1995 (1st Air Reservist Composite Wing)
  • March 1995 – October 2005 (1st Air Wing Reserve)
  • October 2005 – June 2010 (1st Ready Reserve Air Wing)
  • June 2010 – Present (1st Air Force Wing Reserve)
Country Philippines Philippines
Allegiance Philippines 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
Nickname(s)
  • 1st Air Wing Reserve
  • 1st RRAW
  • RATSG
Patron St. Therese of the Child Jesus
Motto(s) Your Force Provider of Choice in the National Capital Region
Decorations Presidential Unit Citation (Philippines) Streamer.png
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Badge
Commanders
Current
commander
US-O7 insignia.svg BGEN ELIHU A IBAÑEZ (RES) AFP[1]
Notable
commanders
  • COL CONSUELO B ESTEPA MNSA (GSC) RES PAF
  • BGEN ELIHU A IBAÑEZ (RES) AFP
  • COL REYNALDO C GARCIA RES (GSC) PAF†
  • COL ROQUE B ABLAN JR RES (GSC) PAF

The 1st Air Force Wing Reserve (1AFWR),[1] 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:[2]

  • 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):[1]

Base Units[edit | edit source]

  • Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron[3]

Line Units[edit | edit source]

Lineage of Commanders[edit | edit source]

The following are the previous and current commander(s) of the 1AFW(R):[4]

  • AFP Colonel Rank Insignia.jpg COL ROQUE B ABLAN JR RES (GSC) PAF
  • AFP Colonel Rank Insignia.jpg COL ALEJANDRO T ESCANO RES (GSC) PAF
  • AFP Colonel Rank Insignia.jpg COL ANDREW O NOCON RES (GSC) PAF
  • AFP Colonel Rank Insignia.jpg COL REYNALDO C GARCIA RES (GSC) PAF†
  • AFP Colonel Rank Insignia.jpg COL CONSUELO B ESTEPA RES (GSC) MNSA PAF
  • US-O7 insignia.svg 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 (Philippines) Streamer.png 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 (Philippines) Streamer.png 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

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References[edit | edit source]

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