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Air Commodore Savinder Pal Singh

Service No & Branch 18116 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 06 Dec 1985 Course: 136 Course
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 06 Dec 1996Gp Capt : 03 Nov 2008Air Cmde : 06 Jan 2012
Training and Other Courses Attended
53 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2013
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

- Wg Cdr45 WingSirsa Chief Operations Officer
20 Nov 2002 - 30 Aug 2004Wg CdrNo.8 Squadron Commanding Officer
09 Jul 2007 - 04 May 2008Gp Capt1 WingSrinagar Chief Operations Officer
10 May 2010 - 28 Jun 2011Gp Capt10 Tactical Air CentreBhatinda Commanding Officer
04 Jul 2011 - 03 Jan 2013Air Cmde45 WingSirsa Air Officer Commanding
01 Jan 2014 - 31 Oct 2014Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi PD (Air Defence Ops, Weapon Sys)
03 Nov 2014 - 31 Jul 2016Air CmdeWestern Air CommandDelhi Air-I
31 Jul 2015 - No.52 Squadron Commodore Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeSavinder Pal Singh18116 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2013Announced 26 Jan 2013
Details : Air Commodore Savinder Pal Singh (18116) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a pilot in flying branch on 06 Dec 85. He has commanded a fighter squadron and has served as Chief Operational Officer of two premier fighter bases of Western Air Command. During all these tenures, there were no incidents! accidents. He has also functioned as Director Strategic Intelligence in Strategic Force Command. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor, Fighter Combat Leader and Instrument Rating Instructor and Examiner. He is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College. He has undergone Higher Command Course at MHOW, where he was awarded the Commander's medal for research work on nuclear capabilities in the region. He has attained first division in both MPhil and MSc (Defence studies) degrees. He has been commended twice by the Chief of Air Staff and awarded three stars of flight safety. In his previous appointment as Commanding Officer, of one of the Tactical Air Centre (TAC), he earned the admiration from commanders at all levels of South Western Command (Army), for his initiative in conducting training seminars and joint operational exercises up to Brigade level in the concerned Corps zone. The unit also conducted the highest number of Counter Surface Force missions in Exercise Gauntlet- III and IV Under his leadership, the unit was adjudged as the 'Best TAC' for the year 2011. He is presently Air Officer Commanding of a frontline Air Force base since 04 Jul 11. During his command he has made number of value additions in the base on all fronts. The base has always performed exceptionally well in all exercises including Gauntlet V and VI. Under his guidance, the base undertook seamless induction and sustained operations of Remotely Piloted Aircraft unit for five months that culminated in their successful operational employment in Ex-Gauntlet VI. He, with his extraordinary acumen, clarity of thought and perseverance, was able to get the work services for initial induction of Su-30 released in the record shortest possible time. Professionalism with involvement and commitment has been the core values with which he has completed every task assigned to him. He not only focussed on operational orientation but also ensured welfare and created opportunities for overall development of his subordinates and their families, with special emphasis on education for children. He, with his extraordinary leadership qualities and compassion has created a highly motivated team which is regarded with professional admiration in Western Air Command. For distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Air Commodore Savinder Pal Singh ,
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