|Service No & Branch||8762 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 01 Aug 1964||Course: 89/90 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 31 Jul 1990|
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|07 Mar 1983 - 05 May 1985||Wg Cdr||No.107 Helicopter Unit||Jodhpur||Commanding Officer|
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|Sqn Ldr||Gulzarinder Singh Braich||8762 F(P)||Award Date 14 Mar 1979||Announced 26 Jan 1980|
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During March, 1979, Lahul and Spiti valley in Himachal Pradesh were subjected to heavy snowfall and avalanches which had disrupted all traffic to and from the valley and had considerable loss to life and property of the inhabitants. Squadron Leader Gulzarinder Singh Braich was detailed to undertake relief supply missions in the area. Undeterred by the adverse weather conditions and the consequent flying hazards, he flew eight sorties with 6,700 kilograms of supplies for the affected people.
Squadron Leader Gulzarinder Singh Braich thus displayed courage, determination and devotion to duty of a high order.
|Unit : 119 HU|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 24th May 1980 - No.37 - Pres/80 dated 26th January 1980|