Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines –Forty (40) delegates and 20 support staff representing 10 countries from the Veterans Confederation of ASEAN Countries (VECONAC) and the Veterans Federation of the Philippines (VFP) visited AAG Philippines last 10 July 2023 as part of AAG’s Edu-Techno-Tourism Program.
The visit coincided with VECONAC’s 4th Working Committee Meeting leading to the general assembly which the VFP will host in Clark in November this year. The guests were toured around the AAGP Simulator Training Center and provided with simulator discovery flights. They were also treated to a fellowship dinner showcasing a special performance by the Holy Angel University String Ensemble and an open-mic courtesy of the Spider Band of the 600th Air Base Group, Philippine Air Force.
Heading the delegation were MGen Romeo Alamillo AFP (Ret.) (EVP, Veterans Federation of the Philippines) and LtCol Hassachai Iamlor (Asst. Director General, War Veterans Organization of Thailand Representative) representing the past host country. MGen Alamillo and LtCol Iamlor in their remarks acknowledged AAG’s support and underscored the invaluable contributions of veterans and the importance of fostering international cooperation among the ASEAN.
Capt. Vicente Casibang II (AAGP Accountable Manager) and Capt. Napoleon Garcia (AICAT-AMO Accountable Manager) in their welcome and closing remarks expressed AAG’s sincere gratitude to the delegates, commended their role in promoting and furthering nation-building efforts in their respective countries and in the region, and emphasized AAG’s commitment to support the growing aviation training requirements in Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific. (AAG Corporate Affairs)