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Cagayan De Oro politiko confirms relocation of 15th Strike Wing to Lumbia Airport

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An official of the Cagayan De Oro City government announced that plans are now underway to relocate the Air Force’s 15th Strike Wing at its Lumbia Airport.

This was disclosed by Cagayan De Oro Vice Mayor Rainier Joaquin Uy in a statement Thursday, October 20.

The politiko said ranking Air Force officials paid a call at the Cagayan De Oro City hall to inform them of their ongoing “site and development” at the Lumbia Airport.

The 15th Strike Wing, is currently based at Sangley Point in Cavite and has a complement of 1,100 personnel.

According to Uy, the Department of National Defense (DND) has allocated a P987, 768, 845.44 million for the “Phase 1 – Site Development and Construction of Billeting Facilities for the relocation of the 15th Strike Wing.”

Uy did not disclose the scheduled completion of the site development and the construction of the billeting facilities for Air Force personnel.