President Benigno Aquino III promised a modernized Philippine Air Force in a speech delivered during its 66th anniversary in Clark, Pampanga on Monday.
Pres. Aquino receives full military honors upon arrival here at Clark Air Base. pic.twitter.com/aP6hAPAxHg— Andreo Calonzo (@dreocalonzo) July 1, 2013
Pangulong Pnoy: P75B ang ilalaan ng gobyerno para sa modernisasyon ng buong AFP sa loob ng susunod na 5 taon.— dzbbGMA (@dzbbGMA) July 1, 2013
New planes will also be procured to strengthen the country's current Air Force before he finishes his term in 2016, said PNoy.
Search and retrieval operations are still ongoing for the pilots of the OV-10 Bronco that went missing last week.
PNoy promised support for the pilots' families. —Roehl Niño Bautista/KG, GMA News