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Air Vice Marshal Ved Prakash Kala

Service No 6340 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 04 Sep 1941
Date Commissioned 19 Dec 1961 Course 80 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Apr 1997
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jul 1977 - 01 Oct 1979Wg CdrAir Force Test Pilots SchoolBangalore OC
28 Oct 1980 - 04 Jun 1982Wg CdrNo.35 SquadronBareilly CO
25 Oct 1984 - 18 Aug 1985Gp Capt19 WingBorjhar (Guwahati) Stn Cdr
- AVMMaintenance CommandNagpur SAASO
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Fg OffrVed Prakash Kala6340 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jan 1967
Details :

Fg. Offir. Ved Prakash Kala has been engaged in transport support operation in the eastern sector since December 1961. In early 1963, he was assigned the task of carrying out reconnaissance for dropping zones in the mountainous terrain in Joshimath and Badrinath areas. He carried out the task successfully. He has always volunteered for difficult and dangerous missions and has been able to operate under adverse weather conditions, flying over 130 hours per month even during the rainy season.

Throughout, Fg. Offir. Kala displayed professional skill, courage and devotion to duty.

Unit : 49 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th January, 1967- No.102 - Pres/66 dated 31st December 1966