Published On : Wed, Sep 18th, 2013
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Air Marshal J Chauhan arrives at air force station Nagpur


Nagpur News: Air Marshal Jasvinder Chauhan, Air Officer Commanding–in–Chief Central Air Command, IAF Allahabad, will be visiting Air Force Station Nagpur on 19 Sep 13. He will be accompanied by his wife, Mrs Harminder Chauhan, President Air Force Wives Welfare Association (Regional). They will be received by Air Commodore SW Gosewade VM, Air Officer Commanding Air Force Station Nagpur and Mrs Neeta Gosewade, President AFWWA (L).

The Air Marshal is a highly experienced fighter pilot who has over 3500 hours of flying to his credit on various types of fighter, helicopter and trainer aircraft. During his 38 years long career, he has commanded a front line Fighter Squadron, an Air Defence Direction Centre and a premium Fighter Air Force Base. He is an alumni of the NDA and a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College in USA.

He has served as India’s Air Attaché in Moscow as an Air Commodore. He served as Air Officer Commanding, Jammu & Kashmir as an Air Vice Marshal and prior to taking over as Air Officer Commanding –in-Chief, Central Air Command, Indian Air Force, he was Senior Air Staff Officer at Southern Air Command. He is a recipient of the Vishisht Seva Medal and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal for distinguished service of the most exceptional order in 2001 and 2004 respectively.