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Air force stations celebrate 86th anniversary of IAF

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The 86th anniversary of the Indian was celebrated Monday at the stations at Tambaram, near here, and in

The station, a training establishment, celebrated the occasion with a wide range of activities spread over a week for the personnel and family members, a press release said.

Display of aircraft and weapon systems, besides quiz, essay and drawing competitions and an inter-unit sports meet were held as part of the celebrations, the release said.

All personnel of the station and its lodger units were administered an oath by MS Awana, commanding at Tambaram, it said.

In the station, the anniversary was celebrated with a series of activities since the first week of this month, and with a pledge-taking parade on Monday, the release said.

Prajual Singh, station commander, appreciated the air warriors for accomplishing the allocated tasks effectively and efficiently, it said.

"The asked the air warriors to shoulder responsibility with fortitude and dedication with an endeavour to achieve high operational capability and preparedness at all times," the release added.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 19:10 IST