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Air Marshal Shiv Nath Rathour

Service No 5580 Branch F(N)
Date of Birth: 28 Dec 1937
Date Commissioned 19 Dec 1958 Course 14 NAV Course
Service End Retired on 31 Dec 1995
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Sep 1978Acting Gp Capt : 05 Jan 1981Air Cmde : 01 Sep 1986AVM : 08 May 1991
Air Marshal : 31 Dec 1993
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 01 Dec 1987Air CmdeAFS New DelhiNew Delhi AOC
- 28 Feb 1994AVMWestern Air CommandDelhi SOA
03 Jan 1994 - 31 Dec 1995Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi AOP
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrShiv Nath Rathour5580 F(N)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1974
Details :

Squadron Leader Shiv Nath Rathour has been serving with the Air Headquarters Communication Squadron since February, 1968. He worked as the Navigation Leader of the unit for two years. He holds the highest transport category both on HS-748 and TU-124 aircraft. He has a total of 6035 flying hours to his credit, of which 1915 hours were flown while on the strength of this unit in conveying VIPs. Prior to his posting to this unit, he worked as a local examiner on AN-12 aircraft and did over 1500 hours of operational flying including night dropping sorties in operational area. He has been taking very keen and active part in sports and other extra­curricular activities of the Station and has worked tirelessly for the welfare of the personnel.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Shiv Nath Rathour displayed professional skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Air Force.

Unit : Air HQ and Comm
Reference : Gazette of India dated 6th July 1974 - No.85 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1974
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeShiv Nath Rathour5580 F(N)Award Date 26 Jan 1988Announced 26 Jan 1988
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalShiv Nath Rathour5580 F(N)Award Date 26 Jan 1996Announced 26 Jan 1996
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