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Air Marshal Khushindhar Singh Bindra

Service No 6863 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 25 Jan 1942
Date Commissioned 14 Jan 1963 Course 83 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Jan 2002
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 19 Jul 1985Air Cmde : 01 Nov 1989AVM : 01 Jul 1995Air Marshal : 01 Sep 1997
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

26 Jan 1972 - 01 Oct 1973Sqn LdrHelicopter Training SchoolJodhpur CO
01 Oct 1973 - 09 May 1974Sqn LdrHelicopter Training SchoolHakimpet CO
- Wg CdrNo. 118 Helicopter Unit CO
- Air Cmde10 WingJorhat AOC
- 30 Jun 1996AVMWestern Air CommandDelhi SOA
- 30 Sep 1999Air MshlTraining CommandBangalore SASO
01 Oct 1999 - 31 Jan 2002Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi AOP
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrKhushindhar Singh Bindra6863 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1975
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Squadron Leader Kushinder Singh Bindra was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in January, 1963. He has qualified on Helicopters. He has flown a total of 2,945 hours, most of which have been in the Eastern Sector and in Ladakh area. He took over command of the Helicopter Training School in January, 1972. Soon after it was planned to introduce new type of Helicopters and also change the location of the Unit. He completed four conversion courses on schedule inspite of immense maintenance problems in a record time of ten weeks as against the approved duration of sixteen.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Kushinder Singh Bindra displayed courage, professional skill and exceptional devotion to duty.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 21st February 1975 - No.16 - Pres/75 dated 26th January 1975
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMKhushindhar Singh Bindra6863 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1997Announced 26 Jan 1997
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalKhushindhar Singh Bindra6863 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2001Announced 26 Jan 2001
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