PAF: (Air Marshal Sohail Aman designated as chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force)

March 17, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: The Government of Pakistan on Wednesday issued a notification to appoint Air Marshal Sohail Aman as new Chief of The Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force with effect from 19 March, 2015.

According to press statement, Air Marshal Sohail Aman was commissioned in the GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in November,1980. He is an accomplished Fighter Pilot. He is a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, Air War College and Royal College of Defence Studies (UK).

His career encompasses a wide range of operational, training and command assignments. During his remarkable career in PAF, he has flown various types of fighter and training aircraft on PAF Inventory. He holds Master’s Degree in International Studies from Kings College UK and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from Air War College.

During his illustrious career in PAF, he has commanded a Fighter Squadron, Combat Commanders’ School, an Operational Air Base and Regional Air Command.

He remained on various important staff appointments including Director Operations, Director Plans and Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) at Air Headquarters, Air Officer Commanding, Central Air Command and Deputy Chief of the Air Staff, (Training). Presently he is serving as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff, (Operations) at Air Headquarters, Islamabad.

In recognition of his meritorious and exceptionally dedicated services, he has been decorated with the award of Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military).

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