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HIANG brings high level air defense expertise to Philippine engagement

August 24, 2018

From the Air National Guard website

Maj. Gen. James O. Eifert, Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Pacific Air Forces leads a discussion on air defense concepts during a visit to the Philippine Air Defense Control Center, Aug. 7, 2018, Villamor Air Base, Manila, Philippines. The airmen were taking part in a subject matter expert exchange with Philippine Air Force counterparts as part of a National Guard State Partnership Program engagement. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Orlando Corpuz)

A team of Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) air defense experts traveled to various air bases in the Philippines to conduct subject-matter expert exchanges with the Philippine Air Force (PAF), August 6-14, 2018.

The HIANG has a long standing relationship with the PAF, and for the past six years they have been sharing air defense expertise with the PAF as they undergo enhancements to their air defense capabilities.

This year, the team featured a general officer with over 30 years of experience in air defense.

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