An air attaché is an air force officer who is part of a diplomatic mission; this post is normally filled by a high-ranking officer. An air force, also known in some countries as an air army or historically an army air corps, is in the broadest sense the national military or armed service An officer is a member of an armed force who holds a position of authority A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one State or an international Inter-governmental organization (such as the United Nations) present in
An air attaché typically represents the chief of a foreign air force in the country where he serves. The day-to-day responsibilities include maintaining contacts between the host nation and the attaché's air force. This includes arranging official visits, exchange postings and exercises. .
On a smaller diplomatic mission which does not have its own air attaché, the role of the air attaché is carried out by the defence attaché who also deals with army and navy matters. Sizable diplomatic missions may be served by both an air attaché and an assistant air attaché.
|This military article is a stub. A military attaché is a Military Expert who is part of a Diplomatic mission; this post is normally filled by a high-ranking officer Attaché is a French term in diplomacy referring to a person who is assigned ('attached' to the administrative staff of a higher placed person or another service or agency A military is an Organization authorized by its Nation to use force usually including use of Weapons in defending its Country (or by attacking You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|