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Wing Commander Suresh Khanna

Service No & Branch 10861 AE(L)

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Date of Birth: 16 Oct 1943 Commissioned: 16 Mar 1967 Course: 41 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1991 Voluntary Retirement Died on 10 Apr 2021 (78 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 07 Jan 1988
Training and Other Courses Attended
15 LDMC (Sqn Ldr) - 13 Apr 1985
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Fg OffrSuresh Khanna10861 AE(L)Award Date 22 Jun 1972Announced 22 Jun 1972
Details :

Flying Officer Suresh Khanna (10861) was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) of the Indian Air Force in October 1967. At the time of Indo-Pak hostilities in December, 1971, he served as Officer-in-charge of a detachment of a wireless unit deployed in the Rajasthan sector.

Both before and during the Indo-Pak operation, Flying Officer Khanna proved commendable practitioner of his duties and responsibilities and extended the same by admirable dedication. His ceaseless efforts and personal example were a source of inspiration to all personnel under him worki ng under extremely trying conditions and difficult circumstances. He made significant contribution towards planning and success of air operations in the Rajasthan sector.

Flying Officer Suresh Khanna displayed leadership and devotion to duty and has rendered distinguished service of a high order. He is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

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Reference : GoI19720622No85
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