Indian Air Force Passing Out Parade June 2015, 141 Officers, Including 50 Women, Inducted into IAF. In all, 141 Officers, including 50 women,were inducted into IAF after an impressive Graduation Parade ofPermanent Commission and Short Service Commission held at the AirForce Technical College here today. The parade marks the culmination of 74 weeks of training (22weeks training at Air Force Academy, Hyderabad and 52 weeks at AirForce Technical College) in Aeronautical Engineering, MilitaryLeadership, Managerial Skills and Ethos of an air warrior.
Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh, Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance,Air Headquarters, who reviewed the Graduation Parade, emphasisedthat engineers of Indian Air Force played a vital role in the field ofmaintenance of aircraft and other weapon systems and are animportant pillar of aerospace safety.
He called upon the young officers to keep on upgrading theirknowledge and skills as per ever changing technological environment,lead from the front, build strong team, exhibit highest degree ofprofessionalism and maintain impeccable integrity with unwaveringcommitment towards the service and the nation.
He awarded trophies and medallions to the officers who excelledin the course. The prestigious Presidents Plaque for the BestAll Round Officer was awarded to Flying Officer Jitendra Kumar Sahuand the Vice Presidents Sword for the Second Best all roundofficer was awarded to Flying Officer Rahul Kumar Singh.