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IAF symphony, orchestra, drill team perform at the India Gate

India Blooms News Service | | 25 May 2014, 12:37 am
New Delhi, May 24 (IBNS): To generate public awareness and showcase the image of the Indian Air Force, a performance of the Air Warriors Synchronised Drill Team and Symphony Orchestra was held at India Gate in New Delhi on Saturday.

Air Marshal HB Rajaram AVSM VSM, Air Officer-in-Charge Administration was the Chief guest of the event.

Drill being an integral part of Military Ethos, the Air Warrior Drill team (AWDT) was conceived to project the dynamic and vibrant image of the IAF.

It was the first of its kind among all Military and Para- Military Forces in India as it performs unique advanced drill movements with rifles fixed with live bayonets.

The AWDT during their display performed advanced rifle drill movements. The AWDT has emerged as the pride of the Indian Air Force and has been complimented as the “Ground Ambassador of IAF”. The motto of the team is ‘Drill to thrill’.

Eighteen tunes including “Rejoice in Raisina, Vande Matram and few Bollywood numbers” of instrumental and vocal were played by the 30 member Indian Air Force Brass and Jazz band.