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Air Marshal Paramjit Singh Gill

Service No & Branch 14097 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 11 Jul 1975 Course: 114 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 2014 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 27 Jul 1992Gp Capt : 17 Nov 1997Air Cmde : 10 Jan 2005AVM : 01 May 2008
Air Marshal : 22 Jul 2011C-in-C : 01 Jul 2013
Training and Other Courses Attended
45 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 197346 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2006
Badges Qualified
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Air Cmde
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 1992 - 01 Jan 1994Wg CdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
13 Feb 1995 - 23 May 1995Wg CdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Chief Flying Instructor
12 Jun 1995 - 10 Apr 1997Wg CdrNo.31 SquadronHalwara Commanding Officer
15 Jul 1997 - Gp CaptAFS BidarBidar Chief Instructor
17 Jan 2000 - 21 Jun 2001Gp Capt9 Tactical Air CenterAmbala Commanding Officer
23 Jun 2003 - 09 Jan 2005Gp Capt47 Signal UnitWadsar Station Commander
10 Jan 2005 - 18 Dec 2005Air CmdeCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Deputy Commandant
02 Jan 2007 - 30 Mar 2008Air Cmde5 WingKalaikunda Air Officer Commanding
- AVMIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi Assistant Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Joint Operations)
23 Mar 2009 - 31 Dec 2010AVMCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Commandant
01 Jan 2011 - 31 Jul 2011AVMJammu & KashmirUdhampur Air Officer Commanding
21 Mar 2010 - No.31 Squadron Commodore Commandant
01 Aug 2011 - 04 Jun 2012Air MarshalCentral Air CommandAllahabad Senior Air Staff Officer
08 Jun 2012 - 30 Jun 2013Air MarshalWestern Air CommandDelhi Senior Air Staff Officer
01 Jul 2013 - 30 Jun 2014Air MarshalTraining CommandBangalore Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vayu Sena Medal
Gp CaptParamjit Singh Gill14097 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1998
Details :

Group Captain Paramjit Singh Gill (14097) F (P) assumed command of No. 31 Sqn (MiG23 BN), AF on 12 Jun 95. In the 22 months of his command tenure the officer brought in remarkable changes in every field of endeavour of a frontline ground attack squadron.

In terms of training he achieved 100% operational status of all his aircrew by 06 May 96 by according his priority of U/T ops training. At the same time he ensured that the fully ops pilots consolidated in varying modes of weapon delivery, the role of the squadron. He also successfully undertook four flight trials on the MiG-23 which inter alia also included blind LDA using the GPS. There were no accidents during his tenure.

In the field of maintenance his unit achieved 100% serviceability on all ac on three separate occasions and sustained this serviceability for long periods on each occasion. This was largely possible due to his involvement and demand for excellence. Significant achievements of the officer in this field included a superbly crafted tool crib which was appreciated by the AOC-in-C during his recent inspection. Also remarkable was the achievement of the Sqn in ops TRS of loading 4 x 500 Kgs bombs in an impressive time of less than five minutes. In addition to all this, the officer paid a lot of attention to administration and welfare of his men by providing amenities from the Sqn resources.

For his significant contribution in managing an efficient frontline fighter squadron by his leadership, devotion to duty and thirst for change, the President is pleased to award "Vayu Sena Medal" to Group Captain Paramjit Singh Gill.

Unit : 31 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 14th March 1998 - No.29-Pres/98 dated 26th January 1998
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeParamjit Singh Gill14097 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2009Announced 26 Jan 2009
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalParamjit Singh Gill14097 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2015Announced 26 Jan 2015
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