Sohail Aman

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Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman (Urdu: سہیل امان ; born 1959), NI(M), HI(M), SI(M), TI(C), is an active four star air officer (air chief marshal) and the 21st Chief of Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force. He took charge from Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt on 19 March 2015.[2][3]

He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Science from PAF College, Sargodha in 1980, a bachelor's degree in War Studies from the University of Karachi in 1993, an MA in Defence Studies from King's College London in 1998, and a master's degree in defence and strategic studies from National Defence University, Pakistan/Quaid-i-Azam University in 2006.

Air Chief Marshal
Sohail Aman
سہیل امان
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman.jpg
21st Chief of Air Staff
Assumed office
19 March 2015
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Preceded by ACM Tahir Rafique Butt
Personal details
Born 1959[1]
Alma mater University of Karachi
King's College London
Nishan-i-Imtiaz Pakistan.svg Nishan-e-Imtiaz(Military)
Crescent of Excellence Hilal-e-Imtiaz.png Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military)
Sitara-i-Imtiaz Pakistan.svg Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military)
Tamgha-e-Basalat 1957-86 Pakistan.svg Tamgha-e-Basalat
Military service
Allegiance  Pakistan
Service/branch  Pakistan Air Force
Years of service 1980– Present
ACM Pakistan Air Force.png Air Chief Marshal
Unit Sq. No 1 Rehbar
Commands Chief of Air Staff
Southern Air Command
DCAS Training/Operations
PAF Base Minhas
Battles/wars 2001 India-Pakistan standoff
2008 Indo-Pakistan standoff
War in North-West Pakistan

Awards and decorations

Service Medals
Non-operational Military Awards
Crescent of Excellence Hilal-e-Imtiaz.png Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Crescent of Excellence)
Sitara-i-Imtiaz Pakistan.svg Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence)
Medal of Excellence Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.png Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence)

See also


  1. ^ "Sohail Aman takes over command as PAF chief". The News.
  2. ^ "Air Marshal Sohail Aman appointed as the new air chief". The Express Tribune. March 18, 2015.
  3. ^ Mateen Haider and Irfan Haider (March 18, 2015). "Air Marshal Sohail Aman appointed as new air chief".
Military offices
Preceded by
Tahir Rafique Butt
Chief of Air Staff
19 March 2015 – present

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