|Service No & Branch||11258 ADM|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 24 Dec 1967||Course: 40 GDOC Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 30 Nov 2001 Superannuated|
|Qualifications Held :|
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|25 Aug 1975 - 03 Sep 1976||Flt Lt||AFS New Delhi||Race Course||Assistant Provost Marshal|
|08 May 2000 - 30 Nov 2001||Air Cmde||Air Force Administrative College||Coimbatore||Commandant|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Yadvinder Singh Walia||11258 ADM||Award Date 26 Jan 1987||Announced 26 Jan 1987|
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Wing Commander Yadvinder Singh Walia was commissioned in the Administrative Branch in Dec 67. He has held a variety of appointments which include Station Adjutant, Station Security Officer at Flying Stations, Assistant Provost Marshal and Staff Officer.
As Assistant Provost Marshal, he ensured smooth and efficient movement of a large number of convoys. He also played a leading role in handling movement and flawless piloting of a number of foreign dignitaries and VVIPs. By excellent planning and limited resources, he reduced the number of outstanding cases of apprehensions and absence without leave. His tact, sense of involvement and mature judgment helped him establish cordial relations between the Air Force and the civil police and the local population.
At Adampur, he with his cordial relations with local civil population and the civil police, succeeded in unearthing a gang of thieves which had been operating from outside the AF Station for a very long time.
At Nagpur, again, he established a cordial working link between the Air Force and the civil authorities. He laid the net and succeeded in catching red-handed a civilian MTD who was involved in stealing petrol and diesel from service vehicles for a couple of years. He with his superior provost skill and contacts succeeded in apprehending six cases of desertion and AWOL of a serious nature.
In Mar 85, he was appointed Staff Officer to Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Training Command in recognition of his professional competence.
For his extraordinary achievements, integrity, dedication and exceptional leadership qualities, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Wing Commander Yadvinder Singh Walia.
|Unit : TC|
|Reference : GoI19870126|