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Air Chief Marshal Satish Kumar Sareen

Service No 5370 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 01 Mar 1939
Date Commissioned 29 May 1957 Course 72 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Dec 1998
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 29 May 1958Sqn Ldr : 29 May 1968Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1978Air Cmde : 07 Oct 1985
AVM : 05 Mar 1990Acting Air Marshal : 01 Mar 1993Air Marshal : 01 Mar 1993C-in-C : 06 Oct 1993
Air Chief Marshal : 31 Dec 1995
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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

- Sqn LdrNo. 24 Squadron CO
01 Jan 1977 - Wg CdrNo. 24 SquadronBareilly CO
- 01 Dec 1987Air CmdeEmbassy of India, United KingdomLondon Air Advisor
01 Jan 1989 - Air Cmde1 WingSrinagar AOC
- Air MshlCentral Air CommandAllahabad SASO
06 Oct 1993 - 03 Jun 1994Air MshlSouth Western Air CommandJodhpur AOC-in-C
06 Jun 1994 - 31 Jul 1995Air MshlWestern Air CommandDelhi AOC-in-C
01 Aug 1995 - 31 Dec 1995Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi VCAS
31 Dec 1995 - 31 Dec 1998Air Chf MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi CAS
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Sqn LdrSatish Kumar Sareen5370 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Squadron Leader Satish Kumar Sareen has been flying fighter aircraft continuously since 1957; he has flown 2,140 hours on Jet aircraft. He took part in operation "Vijay" in December 1961 against the Portuguese and a few months later, achieved excellent results on the P.A.I. Course, breaking three Armament records. During his tenure as Flight Commander in a squadron between 1964 and 1966, he successfully led 10 operational missions in the Mizo hills. In the following year, while serving in another squadron, he flew over 200 hours in a short time. He has been serving as a Flight Commander in a squadron since May 1967. He has flown over 350 hours on supersonic aircraft. He obtained a "Master Green" Instrument Rating in the early stages of his squadron flying. He has set a fine example to all the pilots in the Squadron and has produced an exceedingly good instrument and operational state. Throughout, Squadron Leader Satish Kumar Sareen displayed courage and devotion to duty.

Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1970 - No.16 - Pres/70 dated 26th January 1970
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeSatish Kumar Sareen5370 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1990Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalSatish Kumar Sareen5370 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1995Announced 26 Jan 1995
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India , 11th March 1995 - No.93 - Pres/95 dated 26th January 1995