Commodore Rawat takes charge of Jamnagar IAF air base
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Last Updated: Tuesday, December 29, 2009, 22:10
Ahmedabad: Air Commodore Devendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday took charge of Air Force Station at Jamnagar which is considered to be a premier frontline fighter air base of Indian Air Force (IAF), an official statement said.

Rawat, who was conferred with Vishisht Seva Medal in 2002, was commissioned into IAF in December 1980 as a fighter pilot, it added.

According to the release, Rawat is an alumni of the prestigious Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and National Defence College (NDC).

Rawat is a fighter combat leader and has flown MIG-21 and MIG-29 aircrafts.

Prior to his doing NDC, Rawat was Deputy Commandant at College of Air Warfare. He has held many important command and staff appointments including Command of an Air Defence Direction Centre (ADDC).


First Published: Tuesday, December 29, 2009, 22:10

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