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Air Vice Marshal Arvind Verma

Service No & Branch 15410 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Jul 1978 Course: 121 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 2015 Superannuated Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 08 Jun 1989Wg Cdr : 12 Jun 1995Gp Capt : 10 May 2004Air Cmde : 15 Sep 2008
AVM : 01 Aug 2011
Training and Other Courses Attended
52 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 197749 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2009
Badges Qualified
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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

19 Jul 1999 - 07 Apr 2002Wg CdrNo.2231 SquadronBaroda Commanding Officer
26 May 2003 - 04 Jul 2004Gp Capt25 WingRajokri (Delhi) Station Commander
10 Apr 2005 - 16 Nov 2006Gp Capt12 Tactical Air CentreBhopal Commanding Officer
02 Mar 2010 - 13 Jul 2011Air CmdeAir Force AcademyDundigal Deputy Commandant
23 Apr 2009 - No.32 Squadron Commodore Commandant
31 Jul 2011 - 31 Dec 2012AVMNational Defence CollegeDelhi Senior Directing Staff (Air)
01 Jan 2013 - 31 Aug 2015AVMGOIDelhi Center Director
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrArvind Verma15410 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2003Announced 26 Jan 2003
Details :

Wing Commander Arvind Verma (15410) F (P) was commissioned on 07 Jul 1978 in the Flying Branch of the IAF as a fighter pilot. He has flown the S-22 and all variants of MiG-21 aircraft besides the HJT-16 Mk I and Mk II trainer aircraft. He has 3918 hrs of flying to his credit with over 1100 hrs of instructional flying. He is a Fighter Combat Leader, a Qualified Flying Instructor, a graduate of Defence Service Staffs College (DSSC) Wellington and a Cat 'B'Group 101 Officer of Surface to Air Guided Weapons (SAGW) stream. He has been the Flight Commander of a fighter Squadron, a Squadron Commander in MiG Operational Flying Training Unit (MOFTU) and a Flight Commander at AF Station, Bidar. For his devotion to duty he was commended by the Chief of the Air Staff in 1992. He is presently commanding a fighter Sqn, since 19 Jul 1999.

During his present command tenure combat flights were kept in high state both at base and at Op locations. The Unit has moved thrice for various operations/exercises to as far as 450 Kms from base, without any accident or untoward incident. Combat flights performed creditably well during all the exercises. The unit has consistently maintained a serviceability state of over 90% and 95% of combat flights and specialist vehicles respectively. The unit was adjudged the best SAGW squadron of the IAF for the year 1999-2000 and was again re-nominated for the year 2000-2001.

Wg Cdr Verma is commanding the unit in an exemplary manner. He has maintained the high morale of his personnel through motivation and personal example of hard work, dedication and exemplary leadership.

For distinguished service of high order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Wing Commander Arvind Verma.

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Reference : GoI20030126
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