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Wing Commander Shreekant Harishchandra Pednekar

Service No & Branch 5035 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 14 Jan 1956 Course: 67 Course Entry Mode : Direct
Service End: Retired on 29 Feb 1980 Voluntary Retirement
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1976
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

14 Jul 1975 - 18 Dec 1976Wg CdrParatrooper Training SchoolAgra Commanding Officer
20 Dec 1976 - Wg CdrGovt. of Rajasthan 
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrShreekant Harishchandra Pednekar5035 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1974
Details :

Squadron Leader Shreekant Harishchandra Pednekar has been serving as the Flight Commander of Training Flight at Paratroopers Training School since April, 1970. He has a total of 7525 flying hours, which include 2750 hours of instructional flying to his credit. He was entrusted with the task of Operational Training of Pilots of certain Squadrons and tactical drops for some Army Battalions. He undertook the task of training with great zeal and enthusiasm and completed it ahead of schedule. During this period, he had to fly by day and night without any proper rest. He has greatly improved the standard of training of new pilots and set an example worthy of emulation by his colleagues and juniors alike.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Shreekant Harishchandra Pednekar displayed professional skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Air Force.

Unit : PTS
Reference : Gazette of India dated 6th July 1974 - No.85 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1974
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