Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry of Defence 14-April-2019 16:14 IST Half Marathon to mark Birth Anniversar...
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
14-April-2019 16:14 IST
Half Marathon to mark Birth Anniversary of Marshal of The Indian Air Force Arjan Singh DFC
A Half Marathon was conducted in Delhi on 14 Apr 19 to mark the 100th birth centenary of the legendary Marshal of the Indian Air Force (MIAF) Arjan Singh, Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). The event was aimed to spread awareness about the accomplishments of the legendary MIAF, across the nation, and to inculcate the spirit of camaraderie and sportsmanship amongst the air warriors of the IAF.
A total of 800 air warriors from all the Air Force Stations and Units of the IAF in the Delhi NCR participated in the event. The Half Marathon was flagged off by Air Marshal R Nambiar PVSM AVSM VM & Bar ADC, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at 0530h. The event was flagged in by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) at 0900h. The CAS awarded medallions and prizes to the winners on culmination of the event.