A two days Annual Commanders’ Conference of Eastern Air Command was inaugurated by Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chief of the Air Staff, on 10 April 2014. Commanders of all the Air Force Stations under HQ EAC are attending the conference.
The CAS and Mrs Lily Raha, President AFWWA, were received by Air Marshal RK Jolly, AOC-in-C, HQ EAC and Mrs Meenakshi Jolly, President AFWWA (Regional) at Shillong ALG. On arrival at Command HQ the CAS was given a Guard of Honour.
In his inaugural address, the CAS acknowledged the hard work and professionalism of the air warriors deployed in the EAC. He emphasized the need for all the air warriors to be fully involved in the process of IAF’s modernisation towards full spectrum strategic force. He urged everyone to keep abreast with the modern developments and technologies for smooth transition and better absorption of modern equipment. He brought out the vital role of the NE region and gave an insight into future infrastructure development plans under EAC.
The Chief underlined the importance of IAF’s vision statement ‘People First Mission Always’ and urged upon every air warrior to work with fully loyalty and integrity towards achieving the organizational goals and personal aspirations in times to come.
The CAS lauded the work done by HQ EAC and all stations and was very happy to give away trophies to some of the units for their note worthy performance.