|Service No & Branch||9143 AE(L)|
|Date of Birth:||Commissioned: 28 Dec 1964||Course: 26 DEO Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 30 Nov 1982|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Flt Lt||Om Prakash Singh||9143 SIGS||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1970|
|Details :|| |
Flight Lieutenant Om Prakash Singh has been serving with a heavy transport squadron since December 1965 in his fourth operational tenure. He has flown a total of 5,620 hours of which 2,260 hours were in the operational areas of J&K and the Eastern Sector. As the Signals Leader of the Squadron, he has imparted an extremely high standard of training to the Signaller crews which is reflected in a very commendable categorisation state and which in turn has contributed significantly towards the winning of the best categorised squadron trophy. He has enhanced the operational potential of one of the important transport squadrons by preparing its crews to operate the aircraft at all times in its multifarious roles.
Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Om Prakash Singh displayed courage and devotion to duty.
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1970 - No.16 - Pres/70 dated 26th January 1970|