The Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) is committed to improving the technical skills and knowledge of its members so that they effectively perform their duties.

This emerged during the graduation ceremony of 61 aircraft technicians with diplomas at Manyame Air Force Base this Friday.

Those who graduated are non-commissioned officers who were equipped with skills, knowledge and techniques in various trades in line with their duties.

AFZ Chief of Staff – Supporting Services, Air Vice Marshall John Jacob Nzvede said the AFZ accords training the highest priority with the objective of improving the quality of its engineering personnel so that they effectively perform their duties.

Air Vice Marshall Nzvede also urged those who graduated to use the knowledge gained for the benefit of the nation.

“I therefore urge you to maintain the highest standards of proficiency and professionalism as well as cultivate the culture of studying to continue learning,” said Air Vice Marshall Nzvede.

The AFZ vowed to continue spreading its wings through the training of its personnel in order to mould a professional fighting force.