Visit of Chief of the Air Staff to Jammu and Kashmir

Issue No. 3 | February 1-15, 2017Photo(s): By IAF

Jammu and Kashmir The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, was on a two-day visit to airbases in Jammu and Kashmir. On his arrival at Air Force Station Awantipur, he addressed all personnel and inspected the operational readiness of the base. During the interaction with the personnel, the CAS complemented all air warriors for maintaining the highest level of professionalism.

Accompanying the CAS, Kamalpreet Dhanoa, President of Air Force Wives Welfare Association, interacted with the families of service personnel and applauded them for the untiring support they have provided to their husbands. The Chief of the Air Staff also visited the Air Force Station Srinagar and interacted with senior army officials at Badami Bagh contonment in Srinagar. Having led a fighter squadron from Srinagar Air Field during the Kargil operations, he is familiar with the lay of the land and the operating environment.