HQ Eastern Air Command is commemorating its diamond jubilee this year through a series of events. A Bara Khana (community lunch) for the air warriors and families was organised on 16 November 2019. Air Marshal RD Mathur AVSM, VSM. AOC-in-C , EAC welcomed the chief guest Bhaichung Bhutia for the community lunch.
Bhaichung Bhutia in his address thanked the Indian Air Force for the services extended by the IAF during the natural calamities. He further mentioned how the Subroto Mukherjee Football tournament organised by the IAF proved to be the stepping stone in his career in football.
The event witnessed enthusiastic participation by air warriors and their families and furthered the camaraderie and bonhomie among all the ranks of IAF.