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Air Commodore Sandeep Chaudhry

Service No & Branch 23720 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Dec 1995 Course: 156 Course
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Wg Cdr : 16 Dec 2008Gp Capt : 09 Apr 2016
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptSandeep Chaudhry23720 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2018Announced 26 Jan 2018
Details : Group Captain Sandeep Choudhary (23720-L) F(P) was commissioned as a fighter pilot in the Flying branch of Indian Air Force on 16 Dec 95. He is presently serving at Air Headquarters in the Directorate of Air Staff Inspection (DASI). A Fighter Strike Leader with over 2500 hours of flying, he has served as Directing Staff at the prestigious Tactics and Air Combat Development Establishment where he has co-authored the first book on 'Beyond Visual Range' Combat. He was flight Commander of a Su-30 MKI Squadron and has commanded a frontline Mig-27ML Squadron. As Flight Commander and Commanding Officer, he ensured a safe flying environment without compromising on quality or quantity of flying. As a flying team inspector of DASI, the officer was responsible for inspecting and evaluating the operational readiness status of fighter units. While discharging his duties he displayed utmost sincerity and good operational orientation resulting in effective audits of the combat units. As part of the recently concluded pan IAF exercise, his operational appreciation was adjudged to be the best. He was also instrumental in preparing the debrief module forthe table top portion of the Exercise. As an umpire during the exercise, he was part of the analysis team which worked to draw out important lessons for IAF. He has prepared a research paper of a very high order as a prelude to the upcoming IAF exercise in 2017-2018. For distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Group Captain Sandeep Choudhary.
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Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Gp CaptSandeep Chaudhry23720 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2022Announced 26 Jan 2022
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