|Service No & Branch||15703 F(P)|
|Date of Birth:||Commissioned: 15 Jun 1979||Course: 123 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 30 Sep 1991|
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|Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Fg Offr||Badrinath Srikanth||15703 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1984|
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Flying Officer Badrinath Srikanth was commissioned in the Air Force on 15 Jun 79 and on completion of Advanced training was posted to a twin engined transport Squadron in the Eastern Sector. Within a very short time he attained 'C'/green rating on the aircraft and was assessed an above the average pilot.
Throughout his tenure in the Squadron, Flying Officer Srikanth has displayed exemplary professional skill and devotion to duty of an exceptional order. This has been amply proved on more than eight occasions when against heavy odds he saved valuable transport aircraft each time.
For having displayed absolute coolness of mind, precision in flying, excellent control over the aircraft and professionalism of an extremely high order, the President is pleased to award Vayu Sena Medal to Flying Officer Badrinath Srikanth.
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 2nd February 1985 - No.5-Pres/85 dated 26th January 1983|