Air Marshal R Nambiar

Air Marshal R Nambiar

Question: Headquarters of Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force is located at which of the following place?
(a) Pathankot
(b) New Delhi
(c) Ambala
(d) Ahmedabad
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • On 1st March, 2019; Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar, PVSM AVSM VM & Bar took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command, Indian Air Force.
  • Shri Nambiar was commissioned in the Flying Branch of Indian Air Force as a Fighter Pilot on 11th June 1981. The Air Marshal is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla.
  • Air Marshal Nambiar was awarded Vayu Sena Medal for Gallantry by Hon’ble President of India for his prominent role in the Kargil Operations. He was awarded a Bar to the Vayu Sena Medal for flight testing the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) in 2002 during its first phase of flight.


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