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Group Captain Tejender Pal Singh Gill

Service No & Branch 13767 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Dec 1974 Course: 112 Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Retired on 31 May 2003
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 02 Feb 1992Acting Gp Capt : 30 Sep 1998Gp Capt : 01 Jan 1997
Training and Other Courses Attended
43 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 197271 APFIC (Flt Lt) - 14 Jun 1981
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Jan 1983 - 01 Jan 1984Flt LtFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
01 Jan 1989 - 01 Jan 1990Sqn LdrNo.108 SquadronBhatinda Flight Commander
27 Dec 1993 - 16 Jul 1995Wg CdrNo.3 SquadronPathankot Commanding Officer
01 Oct 1998 - 31 Jul 2000Gp CaptMiG Operational Flying Training UnitTezpur Commanding Officer
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrTejender Pal Singh Gill13767 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1996
Details :

Wing Commander TPS Gill has been in command of a MiG-21 Squadron (Sqn) since 27 Dec 93. Immediately on taking over command of the sqn, Wg Cdr Gill set out to uplift the Operational, Technical and Administrative potential of the unit. The sqn has performed extremely well in the Command Armament meet held in 1994-95 and is a very strong contender to win the overall trophy.

In spite of shortage of supervisors he maintained a high level of supervisions in flying training and ensured that all pilots achieved their various operational status in the shortest possible time. The flight safety record of the unit has also been good with no pilot error accidents/incidents in the last one year. Three of his pilots have been commended for their timely and apt actions in dealing with in flight emergencies which saved precious aircraft. He motivated the sqn personnel to maintain aircraft serviceability of more than 70%. In the last three months the serviceability of the sqn has been 77%.

For exceptional devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Wing Commander TPS Gill.

Unit : 3 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 9th March 1996 - No.23 - Pres/96 dated 26th January 1996
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