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Air Marshal Jaspal Singh Gujral

Service No 11300 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 28 Oct 1946
Date Commissioned 31 Dec 1967 Course 98 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Oct 2006
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 20 Jul 1986Gp Capt : 01 Jul 1991Acting Air Cmde : 04 Aug 1997Air Cmde : 03 Feb 1997
AVM : 26 Dec 2001Air Marshal : 01 Apr 2004C-in-C : 01 May 2005
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jun 1985 - Wg CdrNo.29 SquadronJamnagar CO
26 Dec 1989 - 30 Apr 1993Gp CaptAir Force AcademyDundigal CI (Flying)
29 Jun 1998 - 02 Aug 2000Air Cmde20 WingBagdogra AOC
26 Dec 2001 - AVMIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi ACIDS (JT Ops)
01 Apr 2004 - 30 Apr 2005Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi DCAS
01 May 2005 - 31 Oct 2006Air MshlCentral Air CommandAllahabad AOC-in-C
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Wg CdrJaspal Singh Gujral11300 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1988
Details :

Wing Commander Jaspal Singh Gujral was commissioned on 31 Dec 1967. He has to his credit 3100 hrs accident-free flying in single engined aircraft. He is a qualified flying instructor with an A-2 category.

During his long and meritorious service, he has held a number of important appointments. He was on the staff of Flying Instructors' School and was Flight Commander of frontline operational Squadron equipped with Trishul aircraft. He has also functioned as Assistant Director Offensive Ops at Air Headquarters. During 1971, the officer was engaged in strikes against the enemy in South Western Sector. During all these assignment, he acquitted himself creditably, displaying a high degree of skill and professionalism. The officer is a graduate, of Defence Service Staff College and Institute of Defence Management. He has now been selected to undergo Higher Air Command Course.

Wg Cdr Gujral has been commanding one of the premier operational Squadrons since June 1985. On taking over command of the Squadron, he wholeheartedly devoted himself to the task of activating his team into a well-knit cohesive force Displaying high organizing ability, dedication and zeal, he brought about a distinct all­round improvement. He not only set a personal example for others, but also ensured that operational and training commitments of the Squadron were fully and successfully met. Under his inspiring leadership, the squadron achieved 100% serviceability aircrew operational status.

For his professional acumen, devotion to duty, ingenuity and zeal, the President is pleased to award Vayu Sena Medal to Wg Cdr JS Gujral.

Unit : 29 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 2nd April 1988 - No.24-Pres/88 dated 26th January 1988
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptJaspal Singh Gujral11300 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1994Announced 26 Jan 1994
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalJaspal Singh Gujral11300 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2006Announced 26 Jan 2006
Details : AOC-in-C CAC
Unit : CAC
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