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Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh

Service No & Branch 14814 AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 03 Jan 1977 Course: 11 AEC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 2015 Superannuated
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 30 Oct 1995Gp Capt : 01 Dec 2002Air Cmde : 01 May 2007AVM : 05 Apr 2010
Air Marshal : 01 Apr 2012C-in-C : 01 Dec 2014
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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

01 Jan 2009 - 04 Apr 2010Air Cmde7 Base Repair DepotTughlakabad Air Officer Commanding
18 Apr 2011 - 31 Mar 2012AVMCentral Air CommandAllahabad Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
- Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Director General (Systems)
01 Jun 2012 - Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Director General (Aircraft)
01 Oct 2014 - 30 Nov 2014Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance
01 Dec 2014 - 31 Mar 2016Air MarshalMaintenance CommandNagpur Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptJagjeet Singh14814 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 2007Announced 26 Jan 2007
Details :

Group Captain Jagjeet Singh (14814) AE (L) was commissioned on 03 Jan 77 in the Engineering branch of the IAF. In 29 years of distinguished service, he has held several appointments that include Senior Technical Officer of both a flying squadron as well as SAM-HI Squadron, CO of Technical Type Training School, Chief Engineering Officer of an ab-initio flying training institute and Senior Technical Instructor at Air Force Technical College. He has also been the OC of Technical Support Squadron at Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment. He holds a post-graduate degree in Engineering and Post Graduate Diploma in Material Management.

The officer was initially trained on Pechora system and after a long tenure of 14 years was brought into aircraft stream. Due to his dedication and hard work, the officer quickly adjusted to the nuances of tarmac and manmanagement and made a place for himself in Mirage fleet. As CO of Mirage Technical Type Training School in Apr 98, he was responsible for introduction of state of art training aids and conduct of environmental studies on Mirage-2000 aircraft. In Mar 02, the officer was posted to Air Force Academy (AFA) as Chief Engineering Officer, where basic flying training is imparted to the cadets. The job demanded foresightedness, sustained dedication and professional competence. His tenure at AFA was extremely successful with regard to efficient management of resources to meet time bound flying training task.

During his tenure at Air HQ as Director of Engineering Mirage since 20 Dec 04, the officer was responsible for techno-logistics maintenance of the Mirage fleet which involves import and indigenous procurement beside managing high fleet serviceability and repair and overhaul of items. Some of the major projects which were perceived during this period are induction of ten additional aircraft, ageing study on Mirage-2000 aircraft, updation of Depot Level Maintenance documentation and overhaul of Main Fuel Control Unit.

The officer has an experience of more than 10 years in the maintenance of Mirage-2000 fleet. He has an extra ordinary capacity for hard work and determination. He is a gogetter who can be trusted upon to undertake any type of task. The officer with his foresight, accurate planning and perseverance, was able to provide a new direction to the personnel of his Directorate.

For his distinguished service of high order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Group Captain Jagjeet Singh.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI20070126
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalJagjeet Singh14814 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 2016Announced 26 Jan 2016
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