All commanders of the Air Force units in the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra are attending the conference which will continue up to Dec 7.
Earlier on his arrival at Ahmedabad Airport, the Chief of the Air Staff and Kiran Browne, President of Air Force Wives Welfare Association(AFWWA) were received by Air Marshal Daljit Singh, AOC-in-C, SWAC and Harjeet Kaur, President AFWWA (Regional).
In his inaugural address, NAK Browne acknowledged the high degree of professionalism and hard work displayed by the Air Warriors in achieving the goals and targets and highlighted the need for operational preparedness with optimal utilisation of resources.
He emphasised the need to keep abreast with the latest technologies and focused on the exacting demands that the latest technology places, while the IAF marches through a transition phase of large scale upgradation of capabilities and infrastructure.
The Chief underlined his vision statement 'People First, Mission Always' and urged upon every Air Warriors to imbibe the qualities of discipline and integrity.
The annual conference is a forum for the Station Commanders to exchange views on operations, maintenance and administrative matters requiring deliberation with Senior Officers at Command Headquarters.
--IBNS (Posted on 05-12-2013)