Quality Of Life
As an Officer, a warrior, in the Air
Force, you’re tasked with upholding the constitution and
protecting India’s freedom. The responsibility is enormous, but
its not only about work its also about living well. Quality of
life is an important attribute of Air Force life and has no
parallel in the civil sector. The life offers you challenge,
adventure, excitement, honour, prestige, self respect, content
family life, safety and security for self and family and not to
forget the social status, respect and esteem of your countrymen.
Besides being a noble service to the motherland and an
honourable profession to be proud of, life in the IAF gives
variety, adventure and challenge. It provides best of facilities
be it recreation, sports, medical, education or clubs and
institutes. The lifestyle imbibes in us a healthy well being and
a regime for life. The quality time we are able to spend with
our family, social bonding with our counterparts, lifetime
relations we nurture and the all willing, all time support from
the extended family have boundless value.
Certain Core values are
ingrained into Air Force Officers during their training. Most
people would have heard of loyalty, duty , respect, service,
honour, integrity and courage but as warriors , you learn them
and from then on, live them everyday in everything you do –
whether on job or off.
Face fear, danger or adversity (physical or moral). You can build
courage by daily standing up for and acting upon the things that
you know are honourable.
Honour is the matter of carrying out, acting and living the
values of respect, duty, loyalty, selfless service, integrity and
personal courage in everything you do.
Put welfare of nation and others before self. Commit to go a
little further, endure a little more and look a little closer.
It is the quality you develop by adhering to moral principles. Do
what’s right, legally and morally.
Accomplish assigned tasks, missions and responsibilities. Fulfil
Treat others with dignity and respect while expecting others to
do the same. Trust and appreciate.
Bear true faith and allegiance, support the leadership and
support fellow warriors.
A unique esteemed status is enjoyed by an officer in the society.
By joining the Air Force, one becomes a member of an exclusive
and elite brotherhood. The ingrained code of conduct and ethical
values enable the officers to occupy a special social niche in