Cadet Shahrukh-the only Pakistani to pass U.S. Air Force Academy

Cadet Shahrukh Khan is making waves in America as he becomes the only Pakistani to graduate from the US Air Force Academy 2021. Netizens are praising him for his outstanding achievement.

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Cadet Shahrukh has become the only Pakistani cadet to graduate from the US Air Force Academy 2021. The picture of Shahrukh waving the Pakistani flag high at his graduation ceremony has been circulating on social media.

Netizens are felicitating the cadet for his outstanding achievement. Cadet Shahrukh Khan had been accepted into the US Air Force Academy in 2017 at 19 years of age. He was enrolled in the program for four years for rigorous academic and military training.

“I’m excited to go, to learn about the world and people and their different backgrounds,” said Shahrukh, who plans to study engineering at the academy. “From a military standpoint, it will be a chance for me to excel. I learned a lot in Pakistan. The U.S. Air Force Academy will teach me new and different things. ”

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He was among the 12 students nominated by Pakistan Air Force to compete in the Service Academy Foreign Student Program.

Shahrukh Khan and other candidates had completed the Candidate Fitness Assessment and interview portions of their application at the U.S Embassy in Islamabad.

Brigadier General Kenneth Ekman at U.S Embassy Islamabad had congratulated Cadet Shahrukh Khan, where he had given him books on America and gave him advice about his military training.

“I can attest to how much of an impact the service academy had on my military career and my life and fondly remember graduating with some exceptional partner-nation classmates, many of whom went on to become leaders in their services and defense establishments,” said Ekman, who graduated from the USAF Academy in 1991. “Shahrukh will have a perspective no one else in the class will have. He’ll help the class see things differently and understand Pakistan and the Pakistani Air Force.”

Last year, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) officer Abdullah Yunus had received a sword of honor in Australia. Yunus received the sword of honor at the graduation parade of the 34th class held on Sunday, December 6th, at the Australian Defence Force Academy Canberra.

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Before him, Pakistan Army cadet, Muhammad Haris Mairaj, was declared the overall best foreign national military cadet by RMC Australia. A passing out parade was held at Royal Military College Duntroon, Australia, on December 2nd that awarded Pakistani cadets with the accolade. The ISPR shared the news with the citizens in a tweet on Wednesday.