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Air Commodore Vipin Kumar

Service No & Branch 11950 LGS
Date of Birth: 15 Aug 1945 Commissioned: 28 Jun 1969 Course: 43 GDOC Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 2002 / Died on 24 Jan 2017 (72 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Dec 1989Gp Capt : 02 Jan 1995Air Cmde : 01 Nov 2001
Training and Other Courses Attended
28 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 196521 LDMC (Wg Cdr) - 31 Mar 1991
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Air Cmde
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Nov 2001 - 31 Aug 2002Air Cmde24 Equipment DepotManauri Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeVipin Kumar11950 LGSAward Date 26 Jan 2002Announced 26 Jan 2002
Details :

Air Commodore Vipin Kumar (11950) Lgs was commissioned on 28 Jun 69 in the logistics branch of the Indian Air Force. In 32 years of distinguished service, he has held important command and staff appointments that include Chief Logistic Officer and Officer Commanding of an Air Stores Park. He is a graduate of College of Defence Management. For work of a very high order Chief of Air Staff in 1987 and Air Officer Commandingin-Chief Maintenance Command commended him in 1977 and 1979.

Air Cmde Vipin Kumar was posted to Headquarters Maintenance Command since 22 Mar 1999. As Senior Logistics Management Officer, he showed deep application and involvement in the continuous availability of all clothing items and streamlined provisioning methods to achieve it. This not only resulted in greater user satisfaction but also heavy savings in procurements. He was also closely associated in the formulation and implementation of plans for faster movement of all specialist vehicles by road trailers from/to operational units, which resulted in cutting down of transportation time and increased availability of these vehicles at repair depots and operating units. Similarly, he immensely contributed in streamlining procedures for budgetary booking and management of funds, ensuring near zero unserviceabilities for want of specialist vehicle spares, quick disposal of unwanted surplus stores etc.

Air Cmde Vipin Kumar is highly committed, dedicated and positive looking officer. He carries out the tasks in a systematic and methodical manner with clear foresight and correct planning in anticipating work needs and utilisation of resources coupled with exceptional professional and managerial capabilities.

For his professional excellence, dedication, leadership and distinguished service of a high order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Air Commodore Vipin Kumar.

Unit : MC
Reference : GoI20020126
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