The Naval Air Group Celebrated Its 71st Founding Anniversary

The Naval Air Group (NAG) celebrated its 71st Founding Anniversary at NAG Hangar 2, Naval Base Heracleo Alano, October 05, 2018.

The Naval Air Group is one of the 9 major units of the Philippine Fleet.

It was first established as the Naval Air Section of the Philippine Navy, then called the Off-Shore Patrol.It was jointly manned by the Philippine Air Force and Philippine Naval Patrol personnel.

The event was highlighted with the awarding of the deserving officers, men and stakeholders of NAG with the Commander, Philippine Fleet Rear Adm. Danilo R Rodelas AFP as the keynote speaker.

Prior to the ceremony, Rear Adm. Rodelas officiated the blessing of the newly acquired Beechcraft C90 ground equipment along with Mrs Maya Rodelas as sponsor.

The Philippine Navy uses the Beechcraft C90 plane for its air operations and maritime air surveillance.

The Plane will boost the capability of the Philippines and enhances the capacity of its personnel primarily in conducting maritime security and sovereignty patrols, as the Navy true to its commitment to protect the seas and secure the nation’s future.

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