Martyred Pilot’s Wife to Step into his Shoes

Defence Industry

New Delhi. It needs immense will power and that is what she has in large quantity as Garima Abrol is set to follow in her husband Samir who was martyred in Mirage 2000 fighter plane which crashed in Bengaluru in February this year.

Garima decided to honour her husband’s martyrdom in an unforgettable way – she is set to step into his shoes and join the Indian Air Force.

In an Instagram Post she said “my tears are still not dry and I loved sending my husband to serve the nation with a cup of tea and head held high.” She also mentioned no one cries when they leave but the family. It does not make you a celebrity. Media covers it for a day and drops it and how it takes decade to make a fighter pilot.”

This woman of exceptional substance and remarkable icon of courage has been recommended to join AFA from AFSB Varanasi. She will be joining it in January 2020.

She said” I really want to see what life looks like in his shoes. Legacy has to move on. Wearing the same uniform also gives me a motive to sustain. “