The Philippine Air Force conducted the Joint Change of Chief of Office of the Office of the Chief of Air Staff and Change of Command Ceremony of 300th Air Intelligence and Security Wing (Prov); 520th Air Base Wing; Air Education, Training and Doctrine Command; and Tactical Operations Command at the PAF Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on September 18, 2019.
The activity was presided over by Commanding General, Philippine Air Force LTGEN ROZZANO D BRIGUEZ AFP who also gave recognition to MGEN PELAGIO R VALENZUELA AFP, former Chief of Air Staff and the current Vice Commander, PAF. The CG, PAF also remarked that the PAF is no exemption in dealing with transitions in the leadership in order to make great changes in the organization.
Outgoing Commander of Tactical Operations Command MGEN GLICERIO PERALTA AFP relegated his responsibilities to MGEN JOSELITO B RAMOS AFP as he is subsequently designated as the new Chief of Air Staff. AETDC Commander, MGEN RAMOS relegated his responsibilities to his Deputy Commander BGEN FERDINAND M CARTUJANO AFP. COL TEOFILO R BAILON JR PAF (GSC), outgoing Commander of 300th AISW, assumed the post of Deputy Commander, AETDC. COL ROMEO JEROME M DIRILO JR PAF (GSC) is the new Acting Wing Commander of 300th AISW. Moreover, outgoing 520th ABW Commander, BGEN ELPIDIO B TALJA JR AFP relegated his responsibilities to BGEN ARTHUR M CORDURA AFP as he subsequently becomes the Deputy Commander of TOC.