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Group Captain Anil Gupta

Service No & Branch 13242 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 23 Dec 1972 Course: 109 Course
Service End: Retired on 28 Feb 2005 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 11 Mar 1991Gp Capt : 01 Nov 1995
Training and Other Courses Attended
40 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 197128 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 01 Dec 1986
Badges Qualified
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Gp Capt
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

01 Jan 1989 - 30 Nov 1992Wg CdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
01 Dec 1992 - 21 May 1993Wg CdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Chief Flying Instructor
24 May 1993 - 19 Feb 1995Wg CdrNo.18 SquadronHindon Commanding Officer
20 Feb 1995 - 16 Dec 1996Gp CaptFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Commanding Officer
30 Dec 1996 - 16 Jan 2000Gp Capt9 Tactical Air CenterAmbala Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Gp CaptAnil Gupta13242 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1996
Details :

Group Captain A Gupta commanded a MiG-27 Squadron from May 93 to Feb 95. As the Commanding Officer, Gp Capt Anil Gupta displayed good leadership qualities. He involved himself in the training of pilots and achieved a very high standard in air to ground armament training and in air combat. In the Command gunnery meet the squadron bagged the winner's trophy in bombing team event and the overall champion's trophy. Directorate of Air Staff Inspection during their visit in Aug 94 assessed the Squadron as highly satisfactory. The squadron has achieved all this with an accident free record during his tenure.

Gp Capt Anil Gupta's professional ability, be it in air or ground, has been a source of inspiration for all his subordinates. Despite numerous outstation detachments the motivation level of all personnel has been of a very high order.

For exceptional devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Group Captain Anil Gupta.

Unit : 18 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 9th March 1996 - No.23 - Pres/96 dated 26th January 1996
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