Philippine Air Force Ranks
Recently, I’ve written a hub about the Philippine Air Force, also known as PAF. Now I’m here to hub about the Philippine air force ranks.
Before I proceed to the air force ranks and insignia, I’d like to give some important details about the PAF and its organization. The Philippine Air Force is a military unit under the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The AFP is composed of 3 branches and PAF is just one of them. The other two are the Philippine Army and the Philippine Navy. Under the Philippine Constitution, the highest power in the Armed Forces of the Philippines is vested to the President, who acts as its commander in chief. All of its branches (Phil Air Force, Phil. Army, Phil. Navy) are part of the Department of National Defense, which is headed by the Secretary of National Defense. The 3 military units are unified under a Chief of Staff who normally holds the rank of General/Admiral. He is assisted by a Vice Chief of Staff (Lieutenant General/Vice Admiral). Each branch is headed by a Commanding General (Lieutenant General). And so our rank begins…
Ranks of Philippine Air Force General Officers
Ranks of Philippine Air Force Officers
Ranks of Philippine Air Force Enlisted Personnel
Chief Master Sergeant
Senior Master Sergeant
Airman First Class
Airman Second Class
The Philippine Air Force – explore inside PAF, have a brief history about the air force and its planes and its modernization.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Who is the new chief of the Philippine Airforce?
At present, the chief of the Phil. Air Force is Lt. Gen. Oscar H. Rabena.
Who is the new chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines?
At present, he’s Gen. Eduardo SL Oban Jr.
How much is the salary of a general in the Philippine air force?
Hmm very interesting question. Well, the commander in chief of the armed forces, who is the president of the Philippines, receives gross monthly income of around 65,000 pesos, so obviously, the wage of a general in the air force amounts closer to that of the president. I have no exact amount but one thing is for sure, general officers and officers receive generous compensation and benefits because they’re attached with the positions and ranks.