Pakistan Air Force is playing a lead role in the anti terrorist operations; however the conventional threat cannot be ignored and PAF is fully geared up to befittingly responded any threat”, said the Air Chief, while addressing the Graduation Ceremony of 45th Combat Commanders’ Course held at Combat Commanders School, Sargodha today. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the Chief Guest at the occasion.
While addressing the graduating Combat Commanders, the Air Chief said, “Combat Commanders’ School remains the pivot of PAF combat training and it has to evolve at great pace to keep abreast of the latest trends in Air Power employment. We should strive for nothing less than excellence and optimally utilize the assets with our focus on flight safety. The operational exercises conducted here have provided a quantum leap in grooming PAF’s operational crew at all levels”.
The chief guest awarded certificates and trophies to the graduating officers who underwent a strenuous and professionally demanding course. The Chief of the Air Staff Trophy for the best Combat Commander was awarded to Squadron Leader Hammad Farooqi while Air Officer Commanding Air Defence Command Trophy for best Combat Controller was awarded to Squadron Leader Muhammad Saleem.
The ceremony was attended by Principal Staff Officers and field commanders of Pakistan Air Force.