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Wing Commander Naveen Tanwar

Service No & Branch 17461 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 08 Jun 1984 Course: 133 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 May 2008 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 08 Jun 1995Wg Cdr : 14 May 2001
Training and Other Courses Attended
64 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 1983
Badges Qualified
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Yudh Seva Medal
Flt LtNaveen Tanwar17461 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1990Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Naveen Tanwar has been on the posted strength of one of the Helicopter units since 08 Dec 86. He has been operating from Jaffna in support of Indian Peace Keeping Force since Dec 87.

Flt Lt Tanwar continued to stay at the operational area till the unit moved to its new location. He flew over 650 missions amounting to over 300 hrs over an extremely hostile terrain. Undeterred by the hostile conditions, Flt Lt Tanwar carried out his duties with efficiency and great courage while spending more than 180 days on the island. He has displayed exceptional professionalism and dedication to service by evacuating the casualties. Though young in service and relatively inexperienced, he showed determination and grit of a very high order.

For his professional skill, devotion to duty and distinguished service of high order, the President is pleased to award Yuddh Seva Medal to Flt Lt Naveen Tanwar.

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Reference : GoI19900126
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