Wing Commander Anjali Singh becomes India's first woman military diplomat

Wing Commander Anjali Singh becomes India's first woman military diplomat
Wing Commander Anjali Singh | Photo: @IndEmbMoscow Twitter page
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Moscow: Wing Commander Anjali Singh has become India's first woman military diplomat to be posted in any of the Indian missions abroad.

Singh has joined the Indian Embassy in Russia as the Deputy Air Attache, the mission said in a tweet.

Singh, who is trained on MiG-29 fighter aircraft, joined her new assignment on September 10.

“Wing Commander Anjali Singh joined @IndEmbMoscow on September 10 as the Deputy Air Attache. She enjoys the distinction of being the first female Indian Armed Forces Officer to be posted as a military diplomat in any of the Indian missions abroad,” the embassy said in a tweet.

Singh is an AE(L) officer with 17 years of service. She is trained on MiG-29 aircraft, the embassy said.

An air attach is an Air Force officer who is part of a diplomatic mission; this post is normally filled by a high-ranking officer. An air attach typically represents the chief of his home air force in the foreign country where he or she serves.

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