Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora appointed IAF Vice Chief
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora has been appointed the Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force. He will succeed Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria who will take over as the Chief of Air Staff on September 30. The Center on September 19 appointed Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria the next chief of the India Air Force (IAF).
Bhadauria, who is currently Vice Chief of Air Staff, will take over the charge as the Chief of Air Staff after his predecessor and the incumbent IAF Chief BS Dhanoa retires on September 30. Meanwhile, Air Marshal B Suresh has been appointed as the Western Air Commander of the Air Force.
In recognition of his distinguished service, he was commended by the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief in 1997 and was awarded Ati Vishist Seva Medal on 26 Jan 2011 by the President of India.
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