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