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Air Vice Marshal Manjunath Sadanand

Service No 4994 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 22 Nov 1935
Date Commissioned 08 Oct 1955 Course 66 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Nov 1991 / Died on 31 Jan 2015
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1976Acting Gp Capt : 01 May 1981Air Cmde : 15 Jul 1985AVM : 07 Nov 1989
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jan 1974 - Wg CdrNo.15 SquadronBagdogra Commanding Officer
29 Mar 1986 - Air CmdeAFS BidarBidar Air Officer Commanding
05 Mar 1990 - 30 Nov 1991AVMAir Force AcademyDundigal Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeManjunath Sadanand4994 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1988Announced 26 Jan 1988
Details :

Air Commodore Manjunath Sadanand, an alumnus of prestigious National Defence Academy, was commissioned in the year 1955 in the Flying Branch and has held various important assignments. His outstanding performance during “Operations Vijay" (Goa Operation) was rewarded with CAS Commendation for dedication and a very high level of professionalism. Subsequently, he became a qualified Flying Instructor and distinguished himself as qualified Flying Instructor.

Having gone through a gamut of highly skilled and specialist appointments, he has been now commanding Air Force Station, Bidar since 29 March 1986, one of the most challenging and prestigious appointments he has held so far. During this period, the Station has gone from strength to strength and become one of the premier flying training establishments our Air Force. His single minded devotion to duty, total involvement, personal example and dedicated effort are greatly responsible for the allround achievements of the Air Force Station Bidar.

Air Commodore Manjunath Sadanand has thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19880126