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Commanding General of the Philippine Air Force
Seal of the Philippine Air Force.svg
Incumbent
Lieutenant General Rozzano D. Briguez

since December 5, 2018
 Philippine Air Force
AbbreviationCGPAF
Reports toChief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
AppointerPresident of the Philippines
FormationJuly 1, 1947
Website[1]

The Commanding General of the Philippine Air Force is the overall commander and senior general of the Philippine Air Force, the air & air defense arm of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. It is normally held by a three-star rank of Lieutenant General. Its direct United States Air Force equivalent is the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force.

List of Commanding Generals[edit]

The Following are the Commanding Generals of the Philippine Air Force since it's foundation in 1947.[1]

Name
Lt. Gen. Pelagio A. Cruz, AFP 9 June 1947 – 16 March 1951
Brig. Gen. Eustacio D. Orobia, AFP 16 March 1951 – 2 June 1952
Brig. Gen. Benito Nicano R. Ebuen, AFP 2 June 1952 – 3 November 1953
Lt. Gen. Pelagio A. Cruz, AFP 03 November 1953 – 17 December 1956
Brig. Gen. Benito Nicano R. Ebuen, AFP 17 December 1956 – 17 March 1957
Maj. Gen. Pedro Q. Molina, AFP 17 March 1957 – 17 July 1962
Lt. Gen. Jonas A. Victoria, AFP 17 July 1962 – 11 June 1964
Brig. Gen. Agusto L. Jurado, AFP 11 June 1964  – 1 June 1965
Maj. Gen. Victor H. Dizon, AFP 1 June 1965 – 29 December 1965
Brig. Gen. Jose B. Ramos, AFP 29 December 1965 – 15 August 1967
Brig. Gen. Emmanuel S. Casabar AFP 15 August 1967 – 27 May 1968
Brig. Gen. Juan B. Guevarra, AFP 27 May 1968 – 08 September 1968
Brig. Gen. Jesus Z. Singson, AFP 08 September 1968 – 15 January 1972
Maj. Gen. Jose L. Rancudo, AFP September 1, 1963 – June 1, 1964
Maj. Gen. Samuel O. Sarmiento, AFP 27 March 1976 – 01 October 1981
Brig. Gen. Petronio M. Lapeña, AFP 01 October 1981 – 05 April 1982
Maj. Gen. Vicente M. Piccio, Jr., AFP 05 April 1982 – 25 February 1986
Maj. Gen. Ramon J. Farolan, Jr., AFP 25 February 1986 – 08 October 1986
Brig. Gen. Santos S. García, AFP January 25, 1966 – January 13, 1967
Brig. Gen. Romeo C. Espino, AFP January 13, 1967 – May 29, 1968
Brig. Gen. Ruben M. Maglaya, AFP May 29, 1968 – June 30, 1969
Brig. Gen. Rafael M. Ileto June 30, 1969 – January 16, 1972
Maj. Gen. Rafael G. Zagala, AFP January 16, 1972 – January 16, 1975
Maj. Gen. Ricardo V. Sarimos, AFP January 16, 1975 – March 27, 1976
Maj. Gen. Fortunato U. Abat, AFP March 28, 1976 – March 27, 1981
Maj. Gen. Josephus Q. Ramas, AFP March 27, 1981 – February 28, 1986
Lt. Gen. Antonio E. Sotelo, AFP 08 October 1986 – 06 April 1988
Maj. Gen. Jose De Leon, Jr., AFP 06 April 1988 – 24 February 1990
Maj. Gen. Geraldo C. Protacio, AFP 24 February 1990 – 19 April 1991
Lt. Gen. Loven C. Abadia, AFP 19 April 1991 – 08 August 1992
Lt. Gen. Guillermo G. Flores, AFP March 1, 1990 – January 11, 1991
Lt. Gen.Leopoldo S. Acot, AFP 08 August 1992 – 13 December 1993
Lt. Gen. Nicasio Rodriguez, Jr. 13 December 1993 – 26 December 1995
Lt. Gen.Arnulfo E. Acedera, AFP 26 December 1995 – 29 November 1996
Lt. Gen. William Hotchkiss III, AFP 29 November 1996 – 08 January 1999
Lt. Gen. Willie Cacdac Florendo, AFP 08 January 1999 – 10 October 2000
Lt. Gen. Benjamin P. Defensor, Jr., AFP 10 October 2000 – 10 September 2002
Lt. Gen. Nestor R. Santillan, AFP 10 September 2002 – 14 May 2004
Lt. Gen. Jose L. Reyes, AFP 14 May 2004 – 02 February 2007
Lt. Gen. Horacio S. Tolentino, AFP 02 February 2007 – 04 January 2008
Lt. Gen. Pedrito S. Cadungog, AFP 04 January 2008 – 09 January 2009
Lt. Gen. Oscar H. Rabena, AFP 09 January 2009 – 09 January 2012
Lt. Gen. Lauro Catalino G. Dela Cruz, Jr., AFP 09 January 2012 – 30 April 2014
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey F. Delgado, AFP 30 April 2014 – 09 March 2016
Lt. Gen. Edgar R. Fallorina, AFP 09 March 2016 – 24 October 2017
Lt. Gen. Galileo Gerard R. Kintanar, Jr., AFP 24 October 2017 – 21 December 2018
Lt. Gen. Rozzano D. Briguez, AFP 21 December 2018 – Present

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