• Short Summary

    THE KENYAN DEFENCE MINISTER, DR. NGOROGE MUNGAI, AWARDED WINGS TO GRADUATING AIR FORCE PILOTS DURING?

  • Description

    THE KENYAN DEFENCE MINISTER, DR. NGOROGE MUNGAI, AWARDED WINGS TO GRADUATING AIR FORCE PILOTS DURING A CEREMONY IN NAIROBI ON THURSDAY. ALSO PRESENT WAS THE AIR OFFICER COMMANDING, GROUP CAPTAIN F. ROTHWELL.

    DR. MUNGAI ACTED AS REVIEWING OFFICER WHEN THE KENYA AIR FORCE WENT ON PARADE. GROUP CAPTAIN ROTHWELL INSPECTED THE PARADE AND TOOK THE SALUTE DURING THE MARCH-PAST OF AIR OFFICERS.

    DR. MUNGAI PINNED THE WINGS ON EACH OFFICER IN TURN, AND PRESENTED THE SWORD OF HONOUR TO ACTING PILOT OFFICER K. R. JOSHI, THE BEST ALL-ROUND GRADUATING OFFICER.

    THE OFFICERS, TRAINED IN KENYA AND THE UNITED KINGDOM, WILL NOW JOIN OPERATIONAL SQUADRONS OF HE KENYA AIR FORCE. FOR THE YOUNG AIRMEN, THE PRESENTATION OF WINGS IS THE CULMINATION OF MONTHS OF TRAINING AND HARD WORK.

    AFTER THE CEREMONY FLYING INSTRUCTIONS SALUTED THE NEW OFFICERS IN THEIR OWN WAY -- WITH THE FLY-PAST OF AIRCRAFT OVER THE REVIEWING AREA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVATCQ4LDONCRBFZZ2LQ7ZF62ON
    Media URN:
    VLVATCQ4LDONCRBFZZ2LQ7ZF62ON
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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