|Date of Birth:||09 Nov 1925|
|Date Commissioned||24 Apr 1944||Course||23 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 30 Jun 1983 / Died on 01 Mar 2014 (89 Years age)|
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|28 Aug 1945 -||Plt Offr||No.2 Squadron, RIAF||Quetta||Fm 151OTU|
|01 Jun 1946 -||Plt Offr||No.9 Squadron, RIAF||Fm 3Sqn|
|25 Sep 1953 - 03 Apr 1956||Sqn Ldr||No.1 Squadron||Palam||Commanding Officer|
|24 Sep 1962 - 06 Nov 1963||Wg Cdr||8 Wing||Adampur||Station Commander|
|-||Gp Capt||3 Wing||Palam (Delhi)||Station Commander|
|-||Gp Capt||Embassy of India, France||Paris||Air Attache|
|01 Jun 1965 - 01 Jan 1967||Gp Capt||28 Wing||Hindon (Ghaziabad)||Station Commander|
|-||Air Cmde||Central Air Command||Allahabad||Senior Air Staff Officer|
|22 Nov 1970 - 07 Jan 1974||Air Cmde||Western Air Command||Delhi||Air-I|
|26 Jun 1974 - 18 Feb 1976||Air Cmde||4 Wing||Agra||Air Officer Commanding|
|-||AVM||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Plans|
|03 May 1977 - 14 Aug 1978||AVM||Air Force Academy||Dundigal||Commandant|
|10 Feb 1979 - 20 Sep 1981||Air Marshal||Central Air Command||Allahabad||Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief|
|08 Oct 1979 - 31 Oct 1985||No.1 Squadron||Commodore Commandant|
|22 Sep 1981 - 30 Jun 1983||Air Marshal||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Vice Chief of Air Staff|
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|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Cmde||Trilochan Singh Brar||2884 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 1972||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
|Details :|| |
Air Commodore Trilochan Singh Brar was commissioned in the Flying (Pilot) of the Indian Air Force in April, 1944. He has held a variety of important flying and staff appointments. Since November, 1970, he has been holding the appointment of AirÃ‚ÂI of Headquarters Western Air Command. The Command was required to prepare plans to meet the threat from Pakistan. The preparation of the plan required careful study and prolonged hours of work to ensure that the resources of the Command were utilised in an economical and effective manner.
Air Commodore Trilochan Singh Brar made significant contribution towards the success of Western Air Command's plans during the recent conflict with Pakistan. He has rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.
|Unit : WAC|
|Reference : GoI19720126|
|Param Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Marshal||Trilochan Singh Brar||2884 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 1981||Announced 26 Jan 1981|
|Details :|| |
Air Marshal Trilochan Singh Brar was commissioned in the Air Force in the Flying Branch in April, 1944. During his long service in the Air Force, he has held a variety of flying and senior staff appointments at various levels. He has commanded two important air bases in the ranks of Group Captain and Air Commodore and creditably discharged his wide and varied responsibilities in regard to the deployment of bomber, maritime and transport Squadrons. During his three years tenure as Air AttachÃƒÂ© in our Embassy in France, he displayed a rare combination of professionalism and diplomacy and
successfully completed this sensitive role. As Air I at Headquarters Western Air
Command during the period preceding the Indo-Pak Conflict, 1971, he visualised the need and meticulously formulated operational plans for deployment of aircraft in the Western
Sector and for providing close air support to the Army. This planning was largely responsible for the high degree, of operational preparedness of the Command when the conflict broke out. For this distinguished performance, he was awarded Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in January, 1972.
He has subsequently held the important appointments of Senior Air Staff Officer Headquarters Central Air Command in the rank of Air Commodore and Commandant Air Force Academy in the rank of Air Vice Marshal. As Commandant, Air Force Academy,
he reviewed and updated the flying training techniques and ensured a high standard of training consistent with the requirements of flight safety. In his present appointment as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Central Air Command, he has enabled the Command to fulfill all its tasks relating to air maintenance and operational training despite the serious shortage of fuel and spares for the ageing aircraft. In the face of heavy odds, he has maintained high level of serviceability of aircraft enabling the command to fulfill all its operational commitments. The massive air operations undertaken by the Command for flood relief won the appreciation of all concerned including the civil authorities.
Air Marshal Trilochan Singh, Brar has thus rendered distinguished service of the most exceptional order.
|Unit : CAC|
|Reference : GoI19810126|