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Afghan Air Force Officer completes RAF training

August 17, 2011

An Afghan Air Force Officer has graduated as a Flight Operations Officer from the Central Air Traffic Control School at RAF Shawbury.

Lieutenant Bakhshi with Captain Paul Shawcross. Picture: Ian Forshaw, Crown Copyright/MOD 2011

Lieutenant Bakhshi with Captain Paul Shawcross. Picture: Ian Forshaw, Crown Copyright/MOD 2011

Lieutenant Ahmed Shahpoor Bakhshi, aged 22, has spent the last 15 months in the UK undergoing Initial Officer Training and Flight Operations training at RAF College Cranwell in Lincolnshire and RAF Shawbury in Shropshire, respectively.

Lieutenant Bakhshi was born in Panjshir province in Afghanistan but moved to Kabul when he was five.

He joined the military in 2007 and moved to the Afghan Air Force having previously been a junior rank in the administration branch of the Afghan National Army.

Continues at: mod.uk – Afghan Air Force Officer completes RAF training

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    August 17, 2011 14:19

    My felicitations to Lieutenant Ahmed Shahpoor Bakhshi.
    Pieve di Teco, 17. 8.2011 Claudio Alpaca

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