Leader Awards 'Medal of Victory' to Iran’s Former Air Force Commander
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei awarded the 'Medal of Nasr (Victory)' to Brigadier General Hassan Shah Safi, the former Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) commander, for his valuable efforts and service.
The Army announced on Wednesday that General Shah Safi has been awarded the 'Order of Nasr' for commanding several missions in the Air Force and for years of sincere, genuine and courageous service.
Earlier this month, Ayatollah Khamenei, commander-in-chief of the Iranian Armed Forces, appointed Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh as the new commander of the IRIAF.
In his decree, the Leader called on the new commander to make efforts to train experienced pilots, use state-of-the-art equipment, enhance the component-making projects, improve training based on the transfer of scientific and technical know-how to the younger generation, and boost the combat preparedness of the forces.