|Service No || 18259 ||Branch || F(P) |
|Date of Birth: ||-- --- -- || || |
|Date Commissioned || 07 Jun 1986 ||Course || 137 Course |
|Service End ||No Details|
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|Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)|
|Wg Cdr||Shridher Kishore Mohlah||18259 F(P)||Award Date ||Announced 26 Jan 2006|
|Details :|| Wing Commander Shridhar Kishore Mohlah (18259) Flying (Pilot) was commissioned on 07 Jun 1986 and has cumulative flying experience of 3500 Hrs on various types of aircraft. He has been a Commanding Officer of a frontline strike squadron from 30 Jun 2003 to 28 Mar 2005.
As Commanding Officer, Wg Cdr Mohlah with his professionalism and perseverance ensured that all pilots in the Squadron were able to achieve operational role capabilities viz valley flying and attack as well as high altitude range qualifications. The Squadron Ops status improved drastically and seven pilots became operational by day and seven pilots by night also. 1 4 pilots of a total of 18 were able to achieve and maintain the valley and high altitude range qualifications. With his exemplary leadership, personal dedication and exceptional initiative he ensured that a very high serviceability state of aircraft, nearing the end of its service life and plagued with numerous maintenance related problems, was maintained. The Squadron was thus able to accomplish all the tasks throughout his tenure. Under his command the Squadron was nominated for the best Combat Unit selection and performed extremely well in the competition as well as the inspection by the Directorate of Air Staff Inspection team.
During the inter Squadron Gunnery meet in Oct 2004, Wg Cdr Mohlah led by example by achieving exceptional results in the gunnery event and the efforts put in under his guidance enabled the Squadron to win the Bombing and Gunnery trophies. The Squadron was also adjudged first overall in WAC.
For his exceptional devotion lo duly, The Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Wing Commander Shridhar Kishore Mohlah .
|Unit : 221 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 18th March 2006 - No.30-Pres/2006 dated 26th January 2006 & AFD2006 Investiture |