Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Vinod Chandra Tripathy

Service No & Branch 11678 ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 23 Jun 1968 Course: 41 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 2001
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 08 Apr 1989Gp Capt : 03 Oct 1994
Training and Other Courses Attended
21 LDMC (Wg Cdr) - 31 Mar 1991
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Fg OffrVinod Chandra Tripathy11678 ADMAward Date 22 Jun 1972Announced 22 Jun 1972
Details :

Flying Officer Vinod Chandra Tripathy was employed on Air Traffic Control duties at a forward air base in the Western Sector before and during the operations in December 1971. He single handedly ensured the smooth functioning of Air Traffic Control and on one critical occasion averted a serious accident by his skill, alertness and presence of mind.

For his devotion to duty and professional skill and for his distinguished service he is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit :
Reference : GoI19720622No85
Mention in Despatches
Gp CaptVinod Chandra Tripathy11678 F(P)Award Date Announced 15 Aug 1999
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 1 Wing
Reference : Gazette of India No.28 - Pres/2000 dated 11th March 2000
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