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Air Vice Marshal Suryakant Chintaman Chafekar

Service No & Branch 17013 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 29 Dec 1982 Course: 130 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 2017 Superannuated
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 29 Dec 1993Wg Cdr : 17 May 1999Gp Capt : 20 Nov 2006Air Cmde : 10 May 2010
AVM : 01 Sep 2015
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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

12 Sep 2002 - 30 Jun 2005Wg Cdr2 Maharastra Air Sqn NCCNagpur Commanding Officer
01 Jul 2005 - 31 Dec 2007Gp Capt4 WingAgra Chief Operations Officer
02 Jan 2008 - 17 Nov 2009Gp CaptNo.48 SquadronChandigarh Commanding Officer
18 Nov 2009 - 25 Apr 2010Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Transport Operations
26 Apr 2010 - 01 May 2011Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Ops, Transport)
02 May 2011 - 01 May 2013Air Cmde12 WingChandigarh Air Officer Commanding
01 May 2013 - 01 Dec 2013Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Ops, Space)
02 Dec 2013 - 31 May 2015Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Ops, Transport)
05 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2016AVMIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi Assistant Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Financial Planning)
01 Jul 2016 - 30 Sep 2017AVMMaintenance CommandNagpur Senior Air & Administration Staff Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Shaurya Chakra
Gp CaptSuryakant Chintaman Chafekar17013 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 2009
Details : Commanding Officer of No.48 Squadron. Planned and Executed the An-32 landing at Daulet Beg Oldi
Unit : 48 Sqn
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Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeSuryakant Chintaman Chafekar17013 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2015Announced 26 Jan 2015
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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