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Air Marshal

An undercover law enforcement agent who boards a flight as a normal passenger to prevent a hijacking or other crime, should one occur. The air marshal is tasked with ensuring air travel, both for business and pleasure, occurs smoothly and safely. An air marshal is also called a sky marshal.
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Event Chief Guest Air Marshall (R) Riazuddin Shaikh said that he was extremely glad to see students from all over Pakistan and from SU engaged in as meaningful, productive and academically insightful exercise as simulation of multiple UN committees, councils and high-powered bodies.
Air Marshall Islands General Manager Jefferson Barton voiced hope that this would be done by the time the aircraft is re-painted in Manila next month with Air Marshall Islands livery.
In recognition of services rendered to defeat terrorism during his tenure of office, he was promoted to the rank of Air Marshall by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Sponsored by the Transportation Security Administration's Federal Air Marshall Service, the CMSDT programme is administered by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).
To seek confirmation, two MDC officials were despatched to meet the Zimbabwean Air Force commander, Air Marshall Perrance Shiri, to deliver a message that Tsvangirai was interested in working with him when he became president.
" RAFBF controller, Air Marshall Sir Robert Wright, said: "Our job is to repay the debt of gratitude we owe."
Australia's Air Marshall Angus Houston said seven Australians were injured when the helicopter crashed, and that two were in a serious condition.
Arijit Ghosh, secretary, SMES, said that he had met the minister along with Air Marshall JN Verma to forward the proposal of a grant from the ministry and the minister's approval was a blessing for the overall conduct of the tournament in future.
When a frantic search reveals nothing, she kicks up a fuss with captain Sean Bean and Air Marshall Peter Sarsgaard.
The ceremonial sword is handed out by the Air Training corps to youths who rise to various leadership challenges and was presented to the group by W Cmdr Pravin Ladwa by Air Marshall (retired) Sir Roger Austin at a ceremony at its headquarters in Coventry recently.
It's simple and easy to put in place When there is an Air Marshall on nearly every flight, this may not be needed, but for far less money the armed cockpit makes far too much sense to me.
Since then both the owner and trainer have tried and failed to wrest the Leger - the Aga Khan going close with Baynoun, runner-up in 1984, and Stoute saddling the second, Air Marshall, just two years ago.