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Sky’s the limit for new commander of air force base Durban

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Sky’s the limit for new commander of air force base Durban

Col Lennon Atchanna has become one of the youngest commanders of an air force base in SA

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Growing up in a low-income community with few opportunities, the new commander of the SA Air Force base in Durban refused to allow his circumstances to limit his dream of taking to the sky.

At 39, Col Lennon Atchanna became one of the youngest commanders of an air force base in the country when he was handed the reins by Col Barend Fourie at a special parade last week.

The base, located near the old airport, south of the city, is now officially under Atchanna’s command...

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