|Date of Birth:||-- --- --|
|Date Commissioned||02 Jun 1973||Course||110 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 31 Oct 2007|
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|20 Apr 1993 - 26 Mar 1995||Wg Cdr||No.32 Squadron||Jodhpur||CO|
|04 Sep 2000 - 31 Jan 2002||Gp Capt||34 Wing||Bhaisana (Bhatinda)||Stn Cdr|
|16 Oct 2003 - 19 Jun 2005||Air Cmde||33 Wing||Jamnagar||AOC|
|01 Jun 2005 - 01 Oct 2007||Air Cmde||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||PD (Flight Safety)|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Gp Capt||Amul Kapoor||13378 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1996|
|Details :|| |
Group Captain Amul Kapoor was commissioned as a Flying (Pilot) on 02 Jun 73. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor, a Fighter Combat Leader and an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College and College of Defence Management.
Gp Capt Amul Kapoor took over the command of a MiG-21 Squadron (Sqn) in Apr 93 after a tragic accident in which his predecessor had lost his life. Through very careful handling of all the personnel he was able to put back the Sqn into the right frame within a short period. Aircraft serviceability of the Sqn increased from 58% to 72%, a state which has been maintained for the last four months. This is highly commendable and laudable. The motivation, inspiration and confidence instilled by Gp Capt Kapoor in his officers and men resulted in the Sqn being graded highly satisfactory by Directorate of Air Staff Inspection and 'Above the Average' by Aircrew Examining Board during their respective inspections. The Sqn also did extremely well during the Command Armament meet by winning the rocket firing team event and one individual event trophies.
For exceptional devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Group Captain Amul Kapoor.
|Unit : 32 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 9th March 1996 - No.23 - Pres/96 dated 26th January 1996|