President Erdoğan Attends Diploma Ceremony at the Air Force Academy

2014-08-31-hho-08Upon his arrival, President Erdoğan was welcomed by Commander of the Air Force Full Gen. Akın Öztürk and Commander of the Air Force Academy Major Gen. Fethi Alpay.

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.


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