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Air Marshal Man Mohan Sinha

Service No 4408 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 08 Jan 1933
Date Commissioned 17 Jan 1953 Course 59 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Jan 1991
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jan 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1970Acting Gp Capt : 07 Jan 1976Air Cmde : 16 Dec 1978
AVM : 26 Jan 1984Air Marshal : 01 Aug 1986C-in-C : 08 Feb 1988
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
25 Aug 1967 - 16 Oct 1969Wg CdrNo.37 SquadronTezpur CO
01 Jan 1980 - Air Cmde5 WingKalaikunda AOC
- 30 Jul 1986AVMSouth Western Air CommandJodhpur SASO
01 Aug 1986 - 31 Jan 1988Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi AOP
08 Feb 1988 - 31 Jan 1991Air MshlEastern Air CommandShillong AOC-in-C
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 4
    
Mention in Despatches
Sqn LdrMan Mohan Sinha4408 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 7 Squadron
Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrMan Mohan Sinha4408 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1973
Details :

Wing Commander Man Mohan Sinha was the first Chief Instructor-in-Charge of the Doctrine Development Wing at Joint Air Warfare School. During his tenure at Joint Air Warfare School, he visited numerous forward Bases and Wings and updated all Tactical Air Force Doctrine being formulated and taught at the Institution. When he was attached to Advance Headquarters Western Command during the India-Pakistan conflict of December, 1971, he helped in setting up the Joint Army Air Operation Centre at the Command Headquarters, which was responsible for planning and controlling all tactical Air Operations in the Western Theatre under Headquarters Western Air Command. During the actual operations, he worked with ceaseless devotion and total disregard to his personal comfort, His untiring efforts, thorough knowledge of the tactical air situations and constant devotion to his assigned duties, earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues and subordinates alike.

Throughout, Wing Commander Man Mohan Sinha displayed courage, leadership and devotion to duty.

Unit : JAWS
Reference : Gazette of India dated 23rd March 1974 - No.34 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1973
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeMan Mohan Sinha4408 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1983Announced 26 Jan 1983
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalMan Mohan Sinha4408 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1988Announced 26 Jan 1988
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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