Guwahati: Air Commodore Venkat T Mare took over the charge of Air Force Station Borjhar, Guwahati from Air Commodore Shashank Misra VM on 06 May 2019. The Air Commodore is an aluminus of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla. He was Commission in the Flying Branch of Indian Air Force as Helicopter Pilot on 16 June 1990. The Officer is an experienced Helicopter Pilot with 6000 flying hours and has extensively flown in North East as well as Jammu & Kashmir sector in various operational roles. He has undergone Staff Course at Defence Service Staff College, Wellington and Higher Command Course at Army War College, Mhow.
Air Commodore Mare has previously Commanded an Operational Helicopter Unit in Northeast and an Air Force Station in Andaman & Nicobar Island. The officer has also served in UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo.