COMBINED PASSING OUT PARADE OF AIR WARRIORS AT AIR FORCE STATION AVADI

COMBINED PASSING OUT PARADE OF AIR WARRIORS AT AIR FORCE STATION AVADI

COMBINED PASSING OUT PARADE OF AIR WARRIORS AT AIR FORCE STATION AVADI

Chennai, 28th Jun 2019

Three Hundred and Eighty Nine (389) trainees of Automobile Technician trade, Automobile Fitter and Air Force Police trade of Mechanical Transport Training Institute (MTTI) and Air Force Police & Security Training Institute (AFP&STI) respectively alongwith Five (05) international students, have successfully completed their training. To mark the culmination of their training, a ceremonial Passing Out Parade was held on 28 Jun 2019 at Mechanical Transport Training Institute, Avadi and was attended by approx. 300 guests comprising of parents/relatives of pa ssing out trainees.

Air Commodore J Rajendra, Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) Air Officer Commanding Air Force Station Avadi, was the Reviewing Officer (RO) for the Parade. He was received by Group Captain Hardik Modi, Commanding Offi cer, Mechanical Transport Training Institute, Air Force. The RO reviewed the parade and presented Trophies to the meritorious passing out candidates. Addressing the parade, he emphasized upon the trainees to ensure op timum contribution by each of them towards the service.

Thereafter, an unarmed combat display was presented by the intrepid air warriors followed by a dazzling display of ‘Gypsy Drill’ wherein the ab-initio trainees demonstrated their skills of dismantling and re-assembling a Maru ti Gypsy in less than 5 minutes. These displays & drills impressed everyone because of the prefect synchronizin g movements.

Among the prize winners from the newly passed out trainees, Aircraftsman Anto Robert Vinish VM was adjudg ed the best in trade, Aircraftsman Debjit Karmakar as the best in General Service Training and Leading Aircraft sman Nabarun Kundu was adjudged as the best all-rounder in Automobile Technician. Leading Aircraftsman Aka sh Kaushik was adjudged the best in trade and all-rounder in Automobile Fitter. Leading Aircraftsman Ganagoni Srinath was adjudged the best in trade and all-rounder in Air Force Police.

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PS/SK/AK/06/2019