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Air Marshal Yashwant Rao Rane

Service No 12210 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 20 Dec 1969 Course 103 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Mar 2008
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Jan 1990Gp Capt : 01 Sep 1993Air Cmde : 12 Jan 1998AVM : 12 Jan 2004
Air Marshal : 01 Sep 2005C-in-C : 01 Feb 2007
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

06 Jun 1987 - Wg CdrNo.15 SquadronBhuj CO
03 May 1994 - 03 Jun 1996Gp CaptNo.35 SquadronBareilly CO
- 01 Dec 2002Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi D Ops (IEW)
12 Jan 2004 - 31 Aug 2005AVMAir Force AcademyDundigal Cmdt
01 Sep 2005 - 31 Jan 2007Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi AOP
01 Feb 2007 - 31 Mar 2008Air MshlSouthern Air CommandTrivandrum AOC-in-C
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrYashwant Rao Rane12210 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details :

Wing Commander Yeshwant Rao Rane took over command of a fighter Squadron on 06 Jun 87. During his tenure as Commanding Officer, his squadron has flown 4900 hrs amounting to 8800 sorties on both fighter and trainer aircraft. This stupendous task of accident-free flying was carried out after meeting all the operational commitments allotted to the Squadron. The high state of serviceability maintained by the Squadron, the accident-free flying effort and excellent training status of its pilots won the Squadron the trophy of 'Best Supersonic Squadron of the IAF' for the year 1987-88 and the best assessment for any fighter Squadron inspected by DASI during 1988.

For his exceptional devotion to duty, leadership of a very high order and professional skill, the President is pleased to award Vayu Seva Medal to Wg Cdr Yeshwant Rao Rane.

Unit : 15 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1990 - No.38-Pres/90 dated 26th January 1990
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeYashwant Rao Rane12210 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2002Announced 26 Jan 2002
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalYashwant Rao Rane12210 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2008Announced 26 Jan 2008
Details : AOC-in-C SAC
Unit : SAC
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