PAF Gold Wings Badge

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PAF Gold Wings Badge
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Awarded by the Republic of the Philippines
Type Military Badge
Eligibility Military Personnel (Officer only)
Awarded for Holding Senior Position in the PAF
Status Currently Awarded
Description The Badge is a Philippine Eagle spreadng its wings with a relief of the Philippine Republic superimposed on it. It is in GOLD which symbolizes command. A Star encircled by laurel leaves sit atop the badge symbolizing the bearer as a veteran combat pilot.
Statistics
Established 1986
First awarded 1986
Last awarded Ongoing

This is awarded by the Commanding General, PAF to PAF officers, pilots, Chief of States and Chief of Air Force of friendly foreign nations under the following categories:

  • Category I - Designated Commanding General/Officer or higher.
  • Category II - Attains the rank of Brigadier General or higher.
  • Category III - Permanent Colonel who has been designated or has held at least aggregate total of one year or combination of the positions: Vice Commander, PAF; Chief of Air Staff Chief of a Coordinating Air Staff at HPAF level; and Commander of a combat wing.
  • Category IV - A pilot must have attained of total 6,000 flying hours.

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