Date : 5/28/2018
Subject : MESSAGE ISSUED BY MINISTER OF NATIONAL DEFENCE MR. NURETTİN CANİKLİ CONCERNING THE 107th FOUNDATION ANNIVERSARY OF AIR FORCES COMMAND
In the presence of you, I wholeheartedly commemorate all the staff of Turkish Air Force on the occassion of the 107th Foundation Anniversary of our Air Force Command, which performs significant tasks for safeguarding the rights and benefits of our countries as one of the fundamental duty of our Turkish Armed Forces having a special place for Turkish nation.
Turkish Armed Forces which is the guaranty of deterrence not only for defending the country but also in the international arena has become pride and joy for our country owing to its outstanding performance displayed during the Operation Olive Branch , Operation Euphrates Shield and Struggle Against Terrorism with its modern systems , dynamic structure and Professional and talented personnel.
On the occassion of the 107th Foundation Anniversary, I remember all our martyrs with mercy and gratitude and congratulate our commanders, esteemed members,the retired personnel and our veterans alive who endeavored for the recent level that our Turkish Armed Forces has reached. I wish you great health and happiness.
I also wish success for the staff of Air Forces who works with a great determination and sacrifice.