Vayusena Medal

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YEAR WISE AWARDS OF THE VAYU SENA MEDAL
Over a 1000 VMs have been awarded from 1960 till date. The following links provide the details of over 1092 VMs awarded and citations for about a 100 Awards.
1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970
1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980
1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990
1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000
2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010

 

The Vayusena Medal (VM) is usually a peacetime award for a job well done. However it has been awarded during times of conflict for acts of gallantry in the face of enemy. Though not in the same numbers as the Vir Chakra.

The VM has been established in the year 1960 and the awards have been made from 1961 onwards. Recent awards for the past decade or more have been