Major General Syed Najeeb Ahmad was commissioned in the Corps of Signals in 1987 and joined Army Aviation Corps in 1991. He is a graduate of Command and Staff College (Quetta), Command and Staff College (Iran), Augusta Westland Flying Academy (Italy), National Defence University (Islamabad) and Army War College (USA). He holds a doctorate degree in International Relations from National Defence University (Islamabad). He has a varied experience of Command, Staff and Instructional assignments. He is an instructor pilot on MFI17 trainer aircraft and AW-139 helicopter and Night Vision Goggle instructor pilot on Bell-412 helicopter with sufficient experience of flying and planning counterterrorism helicopter operations.