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Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora

Service No & Branch 16557 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 11 Dec 1981 Course: 128 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 2021 Flying Hours : 2600
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 11 Dec 1992Gp Capt : 01 Nov 2004Acting Air Cmde : 15 Jun 2009Air Cmde : 02 Mar 2009
AVM : 28 Dec 2011Air Marshal : 01 Dec 2015C-in-C : 01 Oct 2018
Training and Other Courses Attended
51 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2011
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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

01 Feb 2001 - 01 Dec 2002Wg CdrNo.45 SquadronNaliya Commanding Officer
- Gp Capt33 Signal UnitJodhpur Station Commander
24 Apr 2006 - 23 Apr 2009Gp CaptEmbassy of India, ThailandBangkok Defence Attache
15 Jun 2009 - 03 Jan 2011Air Cmde8 WingAdampur Air Officer Commanding
- AVMEastern Air CommandShillong Air Defence Commander
- AVM1 Air Defence Control CentreDelhi Air Officer Commanding
20 Feb 2015 - 30 Jun 2021No.51 Squadron Commodore Commandant
01 Dec 2015 - 30 Jun 2016Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Director General (Flight Inspection & Safety)
22 Aug 2016 - 30 Sep 2018Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Director General Air (Operations)
01 Oct 2018 - 30 Sep 2019Air MarshalSouth Western Air CommandGandhinagar Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
01 Oct 2019 - 30 Jun 2021Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Vice Chief of Air Staff
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeHarjit Singh Arora16557 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2011Announced 26 Jan 2011
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