|Service No & Branch||13242 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- --||Commissioned: 23 Dec 1972||Course: 109 Course||Entry Mode : NDA|
|Service End:||Retired on 28 Feb 2005|
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|01 Jan 1989 - 30 Nov 1992||Wg Cdr||Flying Instructors School||Tambaram||Flying Instructor|
|01 Dec 1992 - 21 May 1993||Wg Cdr||Flying Instructors School||Tambaram||Chief Flying Instructor|
|24 May 1993 - 19 Feb 1995||Wg Cdr||No.18 Squadron||Hindon||Commanding Officer|
|20 Feb 1995 - 16 Dec 1996||Gp Capt||Flying Instructors School||Tambaram||Commanding Officer|
|30 Dec 1996 - 16 Jan 2000||Gp Capt||9 Tactical Air Center||Ambala||Commanding Officer|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Gp Capt||Anil Gupta||13242 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1996|
|Details :|| |
Group Captain A Gupta commanded a MiG-27 Squadron from May 93 to Feb 95. As the Commanding Officer, Gp Capt Anil Gupta displayed good leadership qualities. He involved himself in the training of pilots and achieved a very high standard in air to ground armament training and in air combat. In the Command gunnery meet the squadron bagged the winner's trophy in bombing team event and the overall champion's trophy. Directorate of Air Staff Inspection during their visit in Aug 94 assessed the Squadron as highly satisfactory. The squadron has achieved all this with an accident free record during his tenure.
Gp Capt Anil Gupta's professional ability, be it in air or ground, has been a source of inspiration for all his subordinates. Despite numerous outstation detachments the motivation level of all personnel has been of a very high order.
For exceptional devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Group Captain Anil Gupta.
|Unit : 18 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 9th March 1996 - No.23 - Pres/96 dated 26th January 1996|