Air Chief Mar­shal Arup Raha’s US visit


Air Chief Mar­shal Arup Raha, Chair­man Chiefs of Staff Com­mit­tee and Chief of the Air Staff, re­turned af­ter a five-day visit to the United States of Amer­ica.

Dur­ing his visit, the Air Chief Mar­shal Raha held meet­ings with Gen­eral Mark An­thony Welsh III, Chief of Staff, US Air Force. He also had dis­cus­sions with Heidi Grant, Deputy Un­der Sec­re­tary of the Air Force, In­ter­na­tional Af­fair.

As part of his pro­gramme, the Air Chief vis­ited the USAF Head­quar­ters at Pen­tagon and Hurl­burt AF Base in Floirda. While at Nel­lis AF Base Ne­vada, he held dis­cus­sions per­tain­ing to the Red Flag Ex­er­cise at the US Air Force War­fare Cen­ter. On the fi­nal leg of his tour he in­ter­acted with PA­COM Com­man­ders and also vis­ited the me­mo­rial of the Pearl Har­bour at­tack of World War II fame where USS Ari­zona was sunk.

The visit was aimed at fos­ter­ing good­will and en­hanc­ing bi­lat­eral re­la­tions be­tween

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