Coveted position: Three air vice marshals get promotion

All officials are pilots and recipients of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (M).


News Desk July 26, 2014

The Government of Pakistan has promoted air vice marshals (AVM) Saeed Muhammad Khan, Javaid Ahmed and Rashid Kamal to the rank of Air Marshal.

Air Marshal Saeed Muhammad Khan was commissioned in the Pakistan Air Force as a pilot in October, 1981. He has commanded a Fighter Squadron, a Fighter Wing and an Operational Air Base. He also served as Director General Media at Inter Services Intelligence Headquarters, Islamabad. At current, he is the Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Training) at Air Headquarters Islamabad. Khan is a graduate of the Combat Commanders’ School, National Defence University and is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Sitara-i-Basalat.

Air Marshal Javaid Ahmed was also commissioned as a pilot in October, 1981 and has commanded a Fighter Squadron, a Fighter Wing and an Operational Air Base.  At present he is the Chief Project Director JF-17 at Air Headquarters Islamabad. He is a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, Air War College and National Defence University and is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).

Air Marshal Rashid Kamal joined the air force as a pilot the same year as the previous officers and has held similar commands. He also has served as Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Safety), Commandant College of Flying Training, PAF Academy Risalpur and Commandant National Security College at National Defence University, Islamabad. Presently he is performing his duties as Air Officer Commanding PAF Academy Risalpur. He is a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, National Defence University and is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).

Published in The Express Tribune, July 26th, 2014.

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Shahid hussain | 7 years ago | Reply

i wants to join paf

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