A two day Special Awareness Drive 'Know Your Air Force' was conducted by the Headquarters South Western Air Command at Nirma University, Ahmedabad on October 5-6, 2017. The aim of the drive was to connect with the youth of the region and to motivate them to join the IAF and be an Air Warrior for the Nation.
Various activities like Para Sailing, Aero modelling display by National Cadets Corps, Action by Garud Commandoes and Special Heliborne Operations were showcased during the two day event. Static Display of IAF equipment, Medical / Critical care in IAF and Live performances by South Western Air Command Band were also organised for the benefit of the young visitors. A Career counselling stall was also setup to guide the students on various career opportunities available in the Cadres of the IAF.
The show was inaugurated by Shri Vallabhbhai Kakadiya, Minister of Gujarat State for Road and Transport and Air Marshal DS Rawat, Senior Air Staff Officer, South Western Air Command on October 5, 2017.
Raksha Mantri, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman alongwith Air Marshal RK Dhir, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Air Command were the esteemed guests on the final day of the show.
- Wg Cdr Abhishek Matiman