First lady officer to join Army Aviation Corps

Issue 2 - 2022

Captain Abhilasha Barak became the first lady officer to join the Army Aviation Corps. She earned her wings on May 25, 2022, as a helicopter pilot, after completing a yearlong training at the Combat Army Aviation Training School in Nashik, Maharashtra. Captain Abhilasha Barak hails from Haryana, is the daughter of an Army officer, alumnus of The Lawrence School, Sanawar & holds a B Tech degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Delhi Technological University. She was selected to join the Officers Training Academy, Chennai & was commissioned into the Army Air Defence Corps in September 2018.