JAMMU, SEP 6: Air Marshal C Hari Kumar, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Air Command, began his two-day visit of the Air Force Station, here on Thursday. He was accompanied by Devika Hari Kumar, President of Air Force Wives Welfare Association (Regional) and other dignitaries.
The visiting party was received by the Air Commodore Shashi Kant Mishra, Air Officer Commanding, AFS Jammu and Nisha Mishra, President AFWWA, said a Defence Spokesman.
Upon arrival, the AOC-in-C was given an impressive ‘Guard of Honour’ by a well turned out contingent of Air Warriors of Air Force Station, Jammu, the Spokesman said. The Guard of Honour parade was commanded by the Lady Officer, Squadron Leader, Shweta Dhiman.
After the parade, the AOC-in-C was introduced to the personal staff officers, commanding officers of various units, senior most warranted rank officials, DSC, non-combatant staff of AFS Jammu. The AOC-in-C was also introduced to senior Defence civilian officials and Defence PRO, Jammu. Kumar then proceeded towards the Station War Memorial, dedicated in the memory of the brave air warriors, who sacrificed their lives in service of the nation. A wreath was laid at the war memorial by the AOC-in-C with bugle playing in background, followed by a ceremonial guard of honour.
Later, the AOC-in-C was briefed on current security scenario of the Air Force Station here, the spokesman said.