President Erdoğan Attends Diploma Ceremony at the Air Force Academy
Upon President Erdoğan’s arrival, the ceremony was initiated. Commander Gen. Alpay and top-scoring student of the Academy Lt. Berkant Kaptı delivered a speech and Lt. Kaptı later hammered a model plane into the wood block. Afterwards, top three lieutenant students received diplomas.
President Erdoğan presented diploma to Lt. Kaptı; the second top-scoring student, Lt. Cengizhan Alagöz received diploma form the hands of the Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM), Cemil Çiçek; as for Lt. Mehmet Korucu, the third top-scoring students of the term, he received diploma from Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu.
Following the handover ceremony, F-4 and F-16 jets made a demonstration flight and the ceremony ended with the SOLOTURK’s flight show
194 lieutenats, 6 of whom are female, 4 of whom are from Azerbaijan, 2 of whom are from Georgia, 2 of whom are from Turkmenistan and 2 of whom are from Jordan, graduated from the Air Force Academy.