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Air Vice Marshal Harjit Singh Ghuman

Service No 5692 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 10 Apr 1937
Date Commissioned 29 May 1959 Course 75 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Apr 1993
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 03 Oct 1978Acting Gp Capt : 27 Jul 1981Gp Capt : 02 May 1982Air Cmde : 01 Jan 1987
AVM : 27 May 1991
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
20 Jun 1977 - 02 May 1979Wg CdrNo.6 SquadronPune CO
08 Apr 1985 - 02 Feb 1986Gp CaptNo.6 SquadronPune CO
03 Feb 1986 - 24 Dec 1987Air Cmde4 WingAgra AOC
- AVMJammu and KashmirUdhampur AOC
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrHarjit Singh Ghuman5692 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1975
Details :

Squadron Leader Harjit Singh Ghuman was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in May, 1959. Since March, 1972, he has been serving as Flight Commander of an operational Squadron. It was due to his rare organising ability, zeal, determination and single minded devotion to duty that the Squadron got an above average assessment in 1972. He has over 5,200 hours of accidentfree flying to his credit which includes over 1200 instructional hours. He holds the highest instrument rating and his unflagging zeal for operational flying has been a constant source of inspiration to his juniors.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Harjit Singh Ghuman displayed courage, professional skill and exceptional devotion to duty.

Unit : 35 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 21st February 1975 - No.16 - Pres/75 dated 26th January 1975
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeHarjit Singh Ghuman5692 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1989Announced 26 Jan 1989
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