Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Mukesh Kumar Thakur

Service No & Branch 16425 ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 11 Jun 1981 Course: 68 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 2014
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 11 Jun 1992Wg Cdr : 01 May 2002Gp Capt : 03 Sep 2007
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrMukesh Kumar Thakur16425 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1994Announced 26 Jan 1994
Details :

Sqn Ldr MK Thakur was commissioned on 11 June 81 in the Administrative branch of Air Force.

Sqn Ldr Thakur's quality of work, tenacity and will to achieve under conditions of stress are his confirmed forte in the units that he has served. This was most evident during his tenure as Station Adjutant of Air Force Station, Leh where under difficult conditions of extreme climate, he worked tirelessly and often beyond the normal working hours to cater to the needs of the Station and its three distantly located detachments.

In the year 1992, IG was entrusted with the responsibility of the Chairman 1AF Diamond Jubilee (DJ) celebrations. Sqn Ldr Thakur as Staff Officer volunteered for the task of starting the DJ celebrations even when no guidelines or previous information was available on the subject. His performance in coordinating the activities of 15 committees was excellent.

For distinguished service of high order, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Sqn Ldr MK Thakur.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19940126
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