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Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa takes charge as next Air Force chief

Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa Took Charge As The Next Air Force Chief. Arup Raha Retired From Indian Air Force Chief Position On Saturday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 31 Dec 2016, 01:22:44 PM
Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa (Image: ANI)

New Delhi:

Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa took charge as the next Air Force chief. Arup Raha retired from Indian Air Force chief position on Saturday.

Air Force Chief Arup Raha inspected guard of honour on his last day in office.

Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, was Vice Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force. He assumed the office on 1 June 2015. He was formerly the AOC-in-C of South Western Air Command of IAF.

He actively took part in the 1999 Kargil War and was awarded Yudh Seva Medal, Vayu Sena Medal for his service in the war.

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First Published : 31 Dec 2016, 12:50:00 PM