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Wing Commander Peter Douglas Woodman

Service No 10934 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 29 Jan 1947
Date Commissioned 04 Jun 1967 Course 97 Course
Service End Retired on 20 Jan 1992
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 29 Apr 1987
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

19 May 1988 - 28 Jan 1990Wg CdrNo.22 SquadronBagdogra Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrPeter Douglas Woodman10934 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1988
Details :

Wing Commander Peter Douglas Woodman has been on the posted strength of Air Force Station, Bidar since 03 Dec 84. Presently, he is holding the appointment of Chief Flying Instructor No. 2 Squadron.

During his tenure at the Station, he has flown more than 700 hrs of flying on Kiran aircraft of which nearly 500 hrs have been devoted to instructional flying. As the Chief Flying Instructor he has closely supervised daily flying activity, monitored performance of the trainees and the staff. He has ensured correct interpretation and strict implementation of training syllabi. Maintenance of high standards and adherence to orders and instructions under his supervision have brought about remarkable improvement in the quantity of flying training.

The officer has devoted long working hours to ensuring the implementation of training tasks. It is to his credit that he has flown an average of 4 to 5 sorties per day besides his supervisory duties. He has also carried out other operational and administrative tasks efficiently, cheerfully and unmindful of personal discomfort. His devotion to duty, maintenance of high flying standards and creation of a safe environment for flying have contributed in a great measure to the achievement of the aims of his Station.

For his tireless efforts, dedication to duty and exemplary professional acumen, the President is pleased to award Vayu Sena Medal to Wg Cdr Peter Douglas Woodman.

Unit : AFS Bidar
Reference : Gazette of India dated 2nd April 1988 - No.24-Pres/88 dated 26th January 1988