Shillong: While highlighting the operational importance of Eastern Air Command (EAC) here, Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief ACM RKS Bhadauria on Thursday emphasised upon the need to concentrate on operational training and readiness tailored towards a quick and effective response to a rapidly changing threat scenario.
The IAF Chief was speaking at the Eastern Commanders’ Conference. In his address, ACM Bhadauria congratulated the Eastern Air Command for completion of 60 years of glorious service to the nation.
At the conference, he awarded trophies to the Commanders for achieving excellence in the fields of Operations, Maintenance and Administration.
Tezpur-based Air Force Station Tezpur was awarded the trophy of 'Best Flying Station - Pride of EAC' and Air Force Station Laitkor Peak was declared the 'Best Non-Flying Station'.
ACM Bhadauria was accompanied by Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA) President Asha Bhadauria. They were received by EAC Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Air Marshal R D Mathur and President AFWWA (Regional) Shipra Mathur.
During the conference, Mrs Bhadauria reviewed various welfare activities undertaken for the welfare of Sanginis and their families in Eastern Air Command.
She also interacted with the Sanginis and wives of Defence Service Corps personnel during a special meeting.