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Air Vice Marshal Man Singh Awana

Service No & Branch 19153 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 19 Dec 1987 Course: 140 Course
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Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 19 Dec 1992Wg Cdr : 11 May 2004Gp Capt : 01 Jan 2010Air Cmde : 03 Nov 2014
AVM : 01 Jan 2021
Training and Other Courses Attended
57 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2017
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

01 Jan 1997 - 01 Jan 2000Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
01 Jul 2004 - 01 Jun 2006Wg CdrNo.4 SquadronUttarlai Commanding Officer
02 Jun 2014 - 01 Jan 2017Air Cmde5 Forward Base Support UnitUttarlai Air Officer Commanding
22 Feb 2017 - 21 Mar 2022No.4 Squadron Commodore Commandant
03 Jan 2018 - Air CmdeAFS TambaramChennai Air Officer Commanding
- AVMIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi Assistant Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Joint Operations)
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrMan Singh Awana19153 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2009Announced 26 Jan 2009
Details : Wing Commander Man Singh Awana (19153) Flying (Pilot) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a Fighter Pilot on 19 Dec 1987 and has been on the posted strength of Aircrew Examining Board as an Air Force Examiner since 12 Jun 2006. He has been the Flight Commander of a Flight which looks after inspections of all Fighter Squadrons. Wg Cdr Awana is a highly accomplished professional with exceptional devotion to duty. He has earlier commanded a Mig-21 Bison Squadron during which his contribution towards the induction of the Bison aircraft was noteworthy. He is a Category 'N. Instructor and an Instrument Rating Instructor/Examiner with over 340 hrs of accident free flying. As an Air Force Examiner, Wg Cdr Awana's involvement in the conduct of aircrew testing and categorization has been commendable. In addition, being the Flight Commander, he has planned and organized all tasks in an exemplary manner. He currently retains currency and proficiency on a variety of aircraft including the Mig-29, Mig-21, Kiran and HPT-32. In the past two years he has visited a total of 46 bases where he flew 23 hrs on different aircraft types without any incident/accident. Over and above the task of inspection he has also shouldered the responsibility of conducting a number of IRIE courses. His depth of knowledge, analytic ability, flying skills and above all the high degree of responsibility and maturity displayed have made him an asset to the organization. Wg Cdr Awana has a very positive attitude and clear vision. The officer possesses a high capability to think and conceive new ideas leading to improvement in existing methods of work. Tasks given to him are completed well in time with good research and quality. His overall contribution towards the organization has been noteworthy and is commendable. For his distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Wing Commander Man Singh Awana.
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Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeMan Singh Awana19153 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2017Announced 26 Jan 2017
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