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Air Vice Marshal Keshav Gopal Bewoor

Service No 13570 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 19 Feb 1953
Date Commissioned 09 Feb 1974 Course 111 Course
Service End Retired on 28 Feb 2011 / Died on 20 Jan 2016
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Jul 1991Gp Capt : 01 Sep 1996Acting Air Cmde : 19 Jun 2003Air Cmde : 13 Jan 2003
AVM : 01 Feb 2007
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

28 Oct 1991 - 30 May 1993Wg CdrNo. 20 SquadronKalaikunda CO
- 31 Jan 2000Gp Capt41 WingJaisalmer Stn Cdr
01 Jul 2000 - 01 Jun 2003Gp CaptEmbassy of India, IsraelTel Aviv Def Attache
- Air Cmde3 WingPalam (Delhi) AOC
- Air Cmde40 WingMaharajpur (Gwalior) AOC
- 28 Feb 2011AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi ACAS (PO)
01 Feb 2007 - 22 Mar 2009AVMCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Cmdt
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrKeshav Gopal Bewoor13570 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1994
Details :

Wg Cdr KG Bewoor was commissioned on 09 Feb 74. He took over the command of a Hunter Squadron on Oct 91 at a critical juncture, when the previous Commanding Officer was seriously injured in an aircraft accident and hospitalized. The tasks at hand included revitalizing the squadron which was without its Commanding Officer for three months, preparation for a colour presentation by the President of India and the Hunter Operations Flying training which was behind schedule.

Wg Cdr Bewoor got down to the tasks at hand systematically worked to ensure that the training of 147 Pilots course finished on schedule. He set a very high standard for the colour presentation ceremony. By personal example and leadership, he motivated the officers and men in revitalizing the squadron and brought up the morale to the highest level.

During his command, the squadron was rated very high by the Directorate of Air Staff Inspection team. The squadron flew a total of 7230 sorties without any accident. The squadron was awarded the Best Fighter Squadron trophy in Eastern Air Command for the year 1992-93.

For exceptional devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award Vayu Sena Medal to Wg Cdr KG Bewoor.

Unit : 20 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 19th March 1994. - No.20-Pres/94 dated 26th January 1994
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeKeshav Gopal Bewoor13570 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2007Announced 26 Jan 2007
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