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.
An officers lifestyle is envy for all not on board.
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 society.
Certain Core values are ingrained into Air Force Officers during their training. Most people would have heard of loyalty, duty , respect, service, honoe, 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.
- Loyalty– Bear true faith and allegiance, support the leadership and support fellow warriors
- Duty– Accomplish assigned tasks, missions and responsibilities. Fulfil your obligations
- Respect– Treat others with dignity and respect while expecting others to do the same. Trust and appreciate.
- Selfless service– Out welfare of nation and others before self. Commit to go a little further, endure a little more and look a little closer.
- Honour– 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.
- Integrity– It is the quality you develop by adhering to moral principles. Do what’s right, legally and morally.
- Personal Courage– 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.