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Group Captain Melatur Srinivasa Muthuswami

Service No 4714 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 07 Mar 1935
Date Commissioned 17 Jul 1954 Course 63 Course
Service End Retired on 11 Oct 1981
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jul 1955Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1973Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

24 Sep 1973 - Wg CdrParatrooper Training SchoolAgra Officer Commanding
23 Jul 1975 - 18 Mar 1976Wg CdrAFS KumbhigramKumbhigram Station Commander
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrMelatur Srinivasa Muthuswami4714 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1976
Details : Wing Commander MELATUR SRINIVAS MUTHUSWAMY has been Officer Commanding, Parachute Training School, since 24 September 1973. He has done a total of about 6400 hours of flying including 1700 operational hours. He is holding A/Master Green Category, is an A2 Qualified Flying Instructor and has been a command examiner of transport aircaft since September, 1973. During his command his unit won the Central Air Command trophy for the best category squadron for the second vear in succession. The same year, his unit carried out highest number of para descents and established an all time record. During his tenure, three courses of pilots, navigators, and flight engineers were conducted and a batch of 16 NCC Girl Cadets was also trained. Wing Commander Melatur Srinivas Muthuswamy has throughout displayed courage. professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
Unit : Para Training School
Reference : Gazette of India dated 22nd January 1977 - No.5- Pres/77 dated 26th January 1976