Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Chandra Nath Ghosh

Service No & Branch 10124 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: 11 Jun 1944 Commissioned: 13 Mar 1966 Course: 95 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 2000 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 13 Mar 1967Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985Gp Capt : 01 Feb 1989Air Cmde : 03 Apr 1995
Training and Other Courses Attended
32 DSSC (Flt Lt) - 27 Nov 197616 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 01 Dec 1979
Badges Qualified
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Air Cmde
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

16 Jun 1986 - 12 Jul 1987Wg CdrNo.8 SquadronTezpur/ Hasimara Commanding Officer
18 Dec 1990 - 22 Aug 1993Gp Capt62 Signal UnitSalua Station Commander
03 Apr 1995 - 30 Sep 1997Air Cmde28 WingHindan (Ghaziabad) Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrChandra Nath Ghosh10124 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1983
Details :

Squadron Leader Chandra Nath Ghosh (10124) Flying (Pilot) has been on the posted strength of a front line fighter Squadron since 03 Jul 78. During this period, he exemplified himself by his outstanding performance in flying and training of pilots in the Squadron. A pilot with above average flying cability, Sqn Ldr Ghosh won the individual championship in Rocket Firing during the Western Air Command Gunnery Meet in Mar 81. Squadron Leader Ghosh in his capacity as a Flight Commander was mainly responsible for updating the squadron operational status by successfully completing the Operational Training syllabus for 8 operationa pilots and 2 Operational Day pilots in just one year (1981-82).

During the period under consideration, Sqn Ldr Ghosh has flown a total of 1410:00 hours/2115 sorties on S-22 and MiG-21 (MF &M) aircraft. This is an exceptiona feat, considering the fact that in the same period, the officer has undergone some major service courses like staff college, FCL, Photo Interpreters Course. He has also done ground tenure as DS in Air Force Intelligence School at Poona.

Squadron Leader Ghosh is an officer with very high integrity and moral fortitude, who does not get dettered by the task assigned to him. Sqn Ldr Ghosh is truly an example of hard work and dedication who at every step inspires and motivates those placed around and below him.

For his excellent professional performance, hardwork, motivation, unflinching loyalty and integrity, the President is please to award VAYU SEVA MEDAL to Squadron Leader Chandra Nath Ghosh.

Unit : 37 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 2nd February 1985 - No.5-Pres/85 dated 26th January 1983
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