CLARK FREEPORT -- Six major units of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) stationed in this Freeport conducted an outreach program by adopting the Send the Light Foundation orphanage located in Barangay Dapdap at the nearby town of Mabalacat City.
Lieutenant Julimar Romero, public information officer of the PAF 600th Air Base Wing, said that activity is in line with the PAF's 69th founding anniversary on July 5, 2016.
Major General Raul Del Rosario, chairman of the Air Force City in Clark and commander of the First Air Division, led the activity which was spearheaded by the 600th Air Base Wing through its Civil-Military Operations (CMO) office, Romero said.
Some 48 children from the Send the Light Foundation located were brought to the PAF K9 (Canine) Units, Aircraft Park and at the Clark Museum and 4D Theater.
During a simple program, Del Rosario said that the PAF is always committed help the Filipino people especially the needy like the orphans.
The PAF personnel donated sports equipment, grocery items, and other gifts to the orphans during the culmination of their outreach program.
Hundreds of soldiers participated in the recent bloodletting activity, which is also part of their anniversary celebration.
Romero said that the 37,350 cubic centimeters collected from at least 83 soldiers were donated to the Philippine National Red Cross.
Aside from these activities, the 600th Air Base Wing has also set a tree planting at the Paradise Ranch at the Sacobia area on June 15, he added.