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Air Commodore Shashi Kant Mishra

Service No & Branch 19570 F(P) Stream :Helicopters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 11 Jun 1988 Course: 141 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 2022 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 11 Jun 1993Wg Cdr : 18 Oct 2004Gp Capt : 17 Apr 2010Air Cmde : 26 Dec 2016
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

27 Jun 2005 - 17 Sep 2006Wg CdrNo.107 Helicopter UnitJodhpur Commanding Officer
25 Dec 2016 - 19 Mar 2019Air Cmde23 WingJammu Air Officer Commanding
26 Dec 2016 - No.118 Helicopter Unit Commodore Commandant
26 Mar 2019 - Air Cmde1 Air Force Selection BoardDehradun President
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Wg CdrShashi Kant Mishra19570 F(P)Award Date 15 Dec 2003Announced 26 Jan 2005
Details : Squadron Leader Shashi Kant Mishra (19570) Flying (Pilot) is on the posted strength of a Helicopter unit since 27 April 2003 as Flight Commander.

The unit took part in 'Op Fort William' in Bhutan, during December 2003. On 15 Dec 2003, Sqn Ldr Mishra was tasked to evacuate critically injured Royal Bhutanese Army jawans in the operation against terrorists.

Sqn Ldr Mishra, gauging correctly the urgency and gravity of the situation, acted in a swift and professional manner. He planned and executed the casualty evacuation himself within fifteen minutes of the receipt of the message. Unmindful of the risk involved, he undertook the sortie in hostile terrain and under small arms fire of the militia. His prompt and timely action not only saved the lives of seven critically injured soldiers from Nanglam helipad in Bhutan but also boosted the morale of the soldiers of a friendly country. The professionalism and courage displayed by Sqn Ldr Mishra has enhanced the image of the Indian Air Force.

For displaying courage in hostile conditions, the Hon`ble President is pleased to award Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) to Squadron Leader Shashi Kant Mishra.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 9th April 2005 - No.28-Pres/2005 dated 26th January 2005 & AFD2005 Investiture
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