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Air Commodore Surjit Singh

Service No & Branch 8148 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 31 Dec 1963 Course: 86 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1996
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 07 Jan 1983Gp Capt : 30 Jun 1986Acting Air Cmde : 10 Feb 1992Air Cmde : 10 Feb 1992
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
09 Jun 1982 - 18 Jun 1983Wg CdrNo.26 SquadronPathankot Commanding Officer
15 Mar 1993 - 31 Jan 1996Air Cmde20 WingBagdogra Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrSurjit Singh8148 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1980
Details :

Squadron Leader Surjit Singh has flown over 2500 hours during his 15 year of service. He has been a Flight Commander and Fighter Combat Leader for over four years and during that period he trained a large number of pilots to operational status. Since January, 1970, he has flown over 1600 hours in 2325 sorties on MiG aircraft. Throughout this period, he had an accident free record.

Squadron Leader Surjit Singh has thus displayed professional skill and devotion to duty of an exceptional order.

Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India dated 13th June 1981 - No.34-Pres/81 dated 26th January 1981
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