8 July 2015
|The Philippines has send 135-strong UN Peacekeepers of the 19th Philippine Contingent to Haiti (19th PCH) which are all-Philippine Air Force members at Villamor Air Base around 2:30 pm, yesterday July 7, 2015 for a one-year UN peacekeeping mission. |
The contingent will replace the Philippine Navy contingent 18th PCH scheduled to return to the country next week, July 14. Filipino peacekeepers to Haiti are participating in the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti.
The Filipino peacekeepers were flown to Port Au Prince on board a UN Chartered Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300ER (ET-AMG) plane via Honolulu and Los Angeles for technical stop overs.