Breaking: Odia Air Force Officer Dilip Kumar Patnaik appointed Commanding in Chief of Eastern Air Command
Bhubaneswar, 2/10: In a moment of pride for Odisha, Odia Air Force Officer Air Marshal Dilip Kumar Patnaik has been appointed as the Air Officer Commanding in Chief of Eastern Air Command.He is the First Odia officer to reach the top post. He will take charge from tomorrow .
Previously, he commanded a frontline Fighter Base as an Air Commodore. As an Air Vice Marshal, he has held the coveted appointments of Chief Staff Officer (Air Vector) at HQ Strategic Forces Command and Assistant Chief of Air Staff Operations (Air Defence) at Air Head Quarters