Crests handed over to Begumpet Air Force Station

The Crest presentation parade being held at the Air Force Station Begumpet.  

A ceremonial Parade was organised for handing over ‘Crests’ to Air Force Station Begumpet and 19 TETTRA School, Hyderabad on Tuesday. Air Marshal RD Mathur, Air Officer Commanding–in-Chief, Training Command, reviewed the parade and handed over the Station Crest to Group Captain Sunil Tomar, Station Commander Air Force Station Begumpet and Unit Crest to Wing Commander Joginder Kumar, Commanding Officer 19 TETTRA School.

Crests of the formations and units are approved by the President of India and have great historical and sentimental value to the Air Force and units. It depicts the role of the formation, its aspirations and portrays its deeds of glory in the past and other uniqueness which is all its very own. The Crests comprise standard frames having motto of the Air Force Station Begumpet and 19 TETTRA School scrolled at the foot of the frames.

The motto of Air Force Station Begumpet ‘‘Gyanam Samyagvekshanam’ is taken from ‘Sandila Upnishad’ which emphasizes the importance of ‘Knowledge leads to Insight‘. The motto of 19 TETTRA School ‘Parashikshnen Naipunyam’ portrays the essential virtues of the unit as skilfulness through training, a press release said.

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