|Air Chief Marshal (Retd.)|
|Chief of Air Staff|
19 March 2015 – 18 March 2018
|Prime Minister||Nawaz Sharif|
|Preceded by||ACM Tahir Rafique Butt|
|Succeeded by||ACM Mujahid Anwar Khan|
|Prime Minister||Shahid Khaqan Abbasi|
University of Karachi|
King's College London
|Service/branch||Pakistan Air Force|
|Years of service||1978– 2018|
Air Chief Marshal|
|Unit||Squadron No. 1 Rehbar|
Central Air Command|
Southern Air Command
DCAS (Air Operations)
PAF Base Minhas
2001 India-Pakistan standoff|
2008 Indo-Pakistan standoff
War in North-West Pakistan
Legion of Merit
Sohail Aman (Urdu: سہیل امان ; born 1959), NI(M), HI(M), SI(M), TI(C), is a retired four star rank air force general and an ex Chief of Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force. He took charge from Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt on 19 March 2015. He retired on 18 March 2018, on completion of the three-year term as Air Chief.
Sohail Aman was born in 1959, and graduated from the PAF Public School in Sargodha in 1977. He is from a Sheikh Family. In 1978, Aman joined the Pakistan Air Force, which directed to join the PAF Academy in Risalpur, and graduated in 1980 where he gained commissioned as a P/Off. (2nd-Lt.) in GD(P) class.
He attended the elite Combat Commander's School in Mushaf Air Force Base. Aman attended the Air War College in Karachi where he attained the master's degree in Strategic studies, and later went to the United Kingdom where he attended the King's College London graduating with MA in Defence studies in 1980.
Awards and decorations
|Non-operational Military Awards|
|Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Crescent of Excellence)|
|Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence)|
|Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence)|
|Legion of Merit (United States)|
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- "ISLAMABAD: October 28 – Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force ready to fly a mission in F-15 aircraft of Royal Saudi Air Force at the culmination of the first ever multinational counter terrorism exercise held at a PAF Operational Air Base. APP – APP Photo Service". photo.app.com.pk. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
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- "Air Chief accorded with US Legion Of Merit". DAWN. APP. 12 March 2018. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
Tahir Rafique Butt
| Chief of Air Staff
19 March 2015 – 18 March 2018
Mujahid Anwar Khan
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