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Wing Commander Rajvir Yadav

Service No & Branch 11354 F(N) (Orig: GD(N))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 31 Dec 1967 Course: 37 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1995 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Nov 1986
Training and Other Courses Attended
27 NDA (Cadet) - 07 Dec 196440 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 24 Nov 1984
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Sqn Ldr
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrRajvir Yadav11354 F(N)Award Date 26 Jan 1983Announced 26 Jan 1983
Details :

Squadron Leader Rajvir Yadav was commissioned in the IAF in 1967. He has served as a Navigator in Packet and AN-12 Squadrons. Because of his hard work and involvement in his basic profession he was selected for an Advanced Navigation Course and was later posted as an instructor at Navigation and Signals School. During the tenure at NSS he was commended by the AOC-in-C Training Command for a very high sense of dedication and responsibility.

Squadron Leader Yadav also did a Fighter Controller's Course in which he stood first with an A-2 category. During the 1971 conflict he was posted in a Signal Unit and was commended by the ADDC Commander for having shown great presence of mind in skillfully controlling MiG aircraft which was unsure of its position and critically short of fuel.

For over 3½ years, Sqn Ldr Yadav has been working as the Staff Officer to an Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief and Principal Staff Officer at Air Headquarters. He has been thoroughly reliable in undertaking all the responsibilities of his task and has shown great tact, and where necessary firmness, in handling matters.

For his distinguished service of a high order spread over a period of many years, the President is pleased to award VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL to Squadron Leader Rajvir Yadav.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19830126
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