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Wing Commander Berry Sommanna

Service No & Branch 10068 AE(L) (Orig: SIGS)

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Date of Birth: Commissioned: 03 Jan 1966 Course: 34 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 08 Sep 1986 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 28 Jan 1986
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Fg OffrBerry Sommanna10068 TECHAward Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
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Flying Officer Berry Sommanna has been serving on aircrew duties with an operational Squadron since December 1968. During this period, he had flown a total of 1,940 hours, of which 1,650 hours have been on air maintenance operations over the hazardous terrain in the Eastern Sector. Flying Officer Sommanna has always volunteered for difficult assignments and particularly hazardous missions. His cheerfulness and devotion to duty have been an inspiration to his colleagues.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1973 - No.28 - Pres/73 dated 26th January 1972
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