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Wing Commander Alex Puthenveede Mammen

Service No & Branch 6800 AE(M)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 11 Nov 1962 Course: 21 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Apr 1989
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 09 Nov 1963Wg Cdr : 06 Mar 1984
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
10 Apr 1982 - 07 Oct 1984Wg CdrMechanical Transport Training InstituteAvadi Commanding Officer
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Plt OffrAlex Puthenveede Mammen6800 ENGAward Date 01 Jan 1966Announced 01 Jan 1966
Details :

Pilot Officer Alex Puthenveede Mammen has been serving as a technical Engineering officer with a fighter Squadron. When the present hostilities started with Pakistan, this officer was faced with a difficult task of maintaining serviceability of the aircraft of his Squadron to the maximum, in spite of shortage of technical manpower, ground equipment and spare parts. Plt Offr Mammen worked many long hours during the critical period and ensured maximum serviceability. This young officer with his zeal, determination and single-minded devotion to duty was a source of inspiration to all the personnel working under him. But for his efforts, the heavy commitment that the Squadron had to face would not have been possible.

Unit : 3 Sqn
Reference : GoI19660101No17
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