IAF Chief Dhanoa Visits Air Bases in Jammu and Kashmir February 2017 New Delhi. Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has been on a two-day visit to air bases in Jammu and Kashmir. On his arrival at Air Force Station Awantipur, he addressed all personnel and inspected the operational readiness of the base. During the interaction with the personnel, the CAS complemented all Air Warriors for maintaining the highest level of professionalism. Accompanying the CAS, Mrs Kamalpreet Dhanoa, President Air Force Wives Welfare Association, interacted with the families of service personnel and applauded them for the untiring support they have provided to their husbands. The Air Chief would be visiting AF Station Srinagar on February 3. He would be interacting with Senior Army Officials at BB Cantt in Srinagar. Having led a fighter Sqn from Srinagar Air Field during the Kargil Operations, he is well familiar with the lay of the land and the operating environment.