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Air Commodore Vinod Kumar Singh Yadav

Service No & Branch 17734 ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 21 Dec 1984 Course: 75 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 2018 Superannuated Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 21 Dec 1995Wg Cdr : 15 Dec 2004Gp Capt : 06 Apr 2009Air Cmde : 01 Aug 2015
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Oct 2001 - 01 Jul 2003Sqn LdrAir Defence CollegeMemaura Directing Staff
19 Aug 2013 - 30 Jun 2015Gp CaptCentral Air CommandAllahabad Command Air Defence Officer
- Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Air Defence, Control and Reporting)
01 Jul 2015 - Air CmdeSouth Western Air CommandGandhinagar Chief Personnel Staff Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeVinod Kumar Singh Yadav17734 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2017Announced 26 Jan 2017
Details : Air Commodore Vinod Kumar Singh Yadav (17734) was commissioned in the Indian Air force as Fighter Controller in the Administrative Branch on 21 Dec 84. He has held a number of important appointments including Commanding Officer of a Transportable Radar Unit, Directing Staff at Tactics and Combat Development Establishment (TACDE), Senior Training Officer Air Defence College, Chief Administrative Officer of an important transport base, Director Control & Reporting (C&R) at the Directorate of Air Staff Inspection (ASI), Command Air Defence Officer (C&R) and currently holding the appointment of Command Personnel Staff Officer (CPSO) at HQ SWAC since 01 Ju12015. During his service career he has been involved in preparing guidelines for camouflaging mobile AD Units, development of guidelines for inspection of IACCS Tactical Nodes and consolidation of C&R Op and maint aspects. The Officer was involved in the induction of Indra-IJ radars and also formed a part of the Core Advisory Group for project Drishti in Sri Lanka LTIE Operations. He has been commended by CAS and AOC-in-C. He is a Cat 'Aye' Master Fighter Controller. During his tenure as CPSO, he streamlined the functioning of HR, discipline and Provost Sections at HQ SWAC. He has been a constant source of guidance for the field units in these functions. In addition to the duties of CPSO, he was also given the additional responsibility of overseeing the infrastructure development work at Command Building at Vayu Shakti Nagar where a new campus for HQ SWAC is being developed. He ensured desired augmentation of manpower during the President Standards Presentation at a base under this command in 2016. Also, his overall understanding, involvement and direct supervision led to hassle free augmentation, security coordination, interaction with SPG and viable accommodation plan for implementation at site during Iron Fist 2016. For distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Air Commodore Vinod Kumar Singh Yadav.
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