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Air Vice Marshal Harpal Singh Ahluwalia

Service No 9821 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 12 Jul 1945
Date Commissioned 16 Oct 1965 Course 94 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Jul 2003
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 12 Oct 1988Acting Air Cmde : 09 Feb 1996Air Cmde : 27 Mar 1995AVM : 01 Sep 2000
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

13 Oct 1986 - 14 Jun 1987Wg CdrNo.105 Helicopter UnitChabua CO
16 Jun 1987 - 02 Jul 1989Gp CaptNo.129 Helicopter UnitHindon CO
01 Oct 1997 - 01 Sep 1999Air Cmde21 WingLeh AOC
- AVMMaritime Air OperationsBombay AOC
10 Jun 2002 - 31 Jul 2003AVMNational Defence CollegeDelhi SDS (Air)
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtHarpal Singh Ahluwalia9821 F(P)Award Date 22 Oct 1974Announced 01 Jul 1975
Details : Flight Lieutenant Harpal Singh Ahluwalia was commissioned in the Flying (Pilot) Branch of the Indian Air Force in October, 1965. He has flown a total of 2250 hours end has an unblemished flying record, On the 22nd October 1974. he was detailed to undertake special heliborne operations in the Eastern Sector. He carried out sorties to far-flung helipads in two days of intensive flying, despite adverse weather. Subsequently, when the unit was again called upon to carry out heliborne operations during December, 1974 and January, 1975 he flew a total of 260 sorties which resulted in successful completion of the operations. During these operations. Flight Lieutenant Harpal Singh Ahluwalia displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
Unit : 105 HU
Reference : Gazette of India dated 1st May 1976 - No.36 - Pres/76 dated 1st July 1975
Yudh Seva Medal
Gp CaptHarpal Singh Ahluwalia9821 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1990Announced 26 Jan 1990
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