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Air Vice Marshal Ajai Kumar Brahmawar

Service No 5858 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 16 Jun 1939
Date Commissioned 28 May 1960 Course 77 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Jun 1995
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 29 Aug 1979Acting Gp Capt : 26 Oct 1983Gp Capt : 26 Oct 1983Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1987
Acting AVM : 09 Dec 1991AVM : 01 May 1992
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

10 Apr 1979 - 29 Apr 1980Wg Cdr10 Forward Base Support UnitBhaisana (Bhatinda) Stn Cdr
29 Sep 1987 - 21 Apr 1990Air Cmde16 WingHashimara AOC
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Mention in Despatches
Flt LtAjai Kumar Brahmawar5858 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 1 Squadron
Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Sqn LdrAjai Kumar Brahmawar5858 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Squadron Leader Ajai Kumar Brahmawar was serving with a Fighter Squadron. He was responsible for bringing the Squadron to a high state of operational readiness. He flew twenty-six operational missions in the form of combat air patrol, escort and interception. It was because of his personal example that the Squadron flew 55 to 60 sorties every day irrespective of weather conditions, in pitch dark nights and at low altitude in the vicinity of hilly areas without any mishap.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Ajai Kumar Brahmawar displayed courage, professional skill, leadership and devotion to duty.

Unit : 1 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th October 1972 - No.108 - Pres/72 dated 23rd September 1972
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeAjai Kumar Brahmawar5858 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1990Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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