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Air Commodore Satwant Singh

Service No 5010 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 10 Dec 1935
Date Commissioned 08 Oct 1955 Course 66 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Dec 1989
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 01 Nov 1979Air Cmde : 10 Feb 1986
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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

04 Mar 1974 - 13 Dec 1976Wg CdrNo.23 SquadronPathankot CO
20 Dec 1976 - 09 Apr 1979Wg Cdr10 Forward Base Support UnitBhaisana (Bhatinda) Stn Cdr
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Sqn LdrSatwant Singh5010 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Squadron Leader Satwant Singh has been a Senior Flight Commander of a Fighter Squadron for nearly five years. During the entire period, he devoted himself selflessly and trained the pilots to ensure the operational readiness of the Squadron. During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, he led twenty Combat Air Patrol, sweep and escort missions setting an example to his pilots who put in their best efforts for the defence of the airfield.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Satwant Singh displayed professional skill, leadership and devotion to duty.

Unit : 23 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th October 1972 - No.108 - Pres/72 dated 23rd September 1972
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrSatwant Singh5010 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1979Announced 26 Jan 1979
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