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Air Marshal Navkaranjit Singh Dhillon

Service No & Branch 16580 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 11 Dec 1981 Course: 128 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 2021 Superannuated
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 11 Dec 1992Gp Capt : 01 Feb 2005Air Cmde : 02 Mar 2009AVM : 28 Dec 2011
Air Marshal : 05 Jun 2016C-in-C : 31 Mar 2019
Training and Other Courses Attended
59 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 198050 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2010
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

29 May 2000 - 14 Jul 2002Wg CdrNo.37 SquadronNal (Bikaner) Commanding Officer
05 Jul 2004 - 17 Jul 2006Gp Capt27 WingBhuj Station Commander
18 Oct 2007 - 24 Oct 2008Gp CaptIndian Aviation Contingent -I (MONUC)Congo Contingent Commander
- Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Air Defence)
- 01 Dec 2012AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Inspection
03 Mar 2014 - 04 Jun 2016AVMSouthern Air CommandTrivandrum Air Defence Commander
06 Jan 2010 - No.37 Squadron Commodore Commandant
05 Jun 2016 - 31 Jul 2016Air MarshalSouthern Air CommandTrivandrum Air Defence Commander
01 Aug 2016 - 31 Mar 2019Air MarshalWestern Air CommandDelhi Senior Air Staff Officer
01 Apr 2019 - 31 Jan 2021Air MarshalStrategic Forces CommandDelhi Commander in Chief
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMNavkaranjit Singh Dhillon16580 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2014Announced 26 Jan 2014
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalNavkaranjit Singh Dhillon16580 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2021Announced 26 Jan 2021
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