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Wing Commander Kevin Martin

Service No 5074 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 13 Jan 1935
Date Commissioned 14 Jan 1956 Course 67 Course
Service End Retired on 15 Jan 1979
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
11 Jan 1967 - 13 Mar 1970Sqn LdrNo. 109 Helicopter UnitChandigarh/ Jammu CO
- Wg CdrNo. 118 Helicopter Unit CO
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrKevin Martin5074 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1973
Details :

Squadron Leader Kevin Martin obtained his Flying Instructor's qualification in December, 1961. Since then he has served as a flying instructor and is curretly serving as the Assistant Chief Instructor at the Air Force Flying College. In his present appointment, he has flown a total of 1470 accident free instructional hours. The significance of this achievement lies in fact that an instructor must leave his pupil to handle controls as far as possible, so that lessons are properly learnt and skill is properly developed.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Kevin Martin displayed professioml skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force.

Unit : AFFC
Reference : Gazette of India dated 23rd March 1974 - No.34 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1973