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Group Captain Satnam Singh

Service No 14676 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 29 Dec 1976 Course 117 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Oct 2008
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 05 Jul 1993Gp Capt : 01 Sep 2000
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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

01 Jun 1995 - Wg CdrNo.29 SquadronJamnagar/ Jodhpur Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrSatnam Singh14676 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1997
Details :

Wing Commander Satnam Singh was commissioned as a Fighter Pilot on 26 Dec 76. A Fighter Combat Leader and an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, he has been in command of a MiG-21 Squadron since Jun 95. He has 2300 hours of accident free flying. By his personal example, he has been able to motivate the Squadron to achieve very high standards of professionalism both on the ground and the air.

During the Fire Power Demonstration at Pokharan Range in Oct 95, he successfully led the Squadron team and carried out precision Napalm bombing which was widely acclaimed by the press and foreign dignitaries. During the Command Gunnery Meet, the Squadron won three team events, the individual bombing event and the overall championship. During the Aircrew Examining Board visit in Mar 96, all aircrew obtained exceptional grading in the ground subjects test. He ensured upgradation of operational status of 8 pilots in a record time.

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

Unit : 29 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 15th March 1997 - No.19-Pres/97 dated 26th January 1997