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Air Commodore Sat Pal Singh

Service No & Branch 2853 AE(L) (Orig: SIGS)
Date of Birth: 20 Jan 1921 Commissioned: 18 Mar 1944 Course:
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1976 Superannuated Died on 03 Mar 2020 (99 Years age) Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 18 Sep 1944Fg Offr : 18 Mar 1945Flt Lt : 18 Mar 1950Sqn Ldr : 18 Mar 1957
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1962Acting Gp Capt : 09 Oct 1964Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1967Acting Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968
Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1970
Training and Other Courses Attended
9 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 11 Aug 19567 NDC (Gp Capt) - 01 Dec 1967
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Air Cmde
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

20 Nov 1945 - Fg OffrRAF Station KohatKohat Tech
- 11 Feb 1952Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi 
12 Feb 1952 - Flt Lt2 Ground Training School S/L (Tech Sigs)
08 Oct 1956 - 21 Feb 1961Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Staff Officer to Deputy Chief of Air Staff
22 Feb 1961 - 08 Oct 1964Wg CdrHigh Commission of India, United KingdomLondon Dy Air Advisor (Tech)
01 Oct 1964 - 31 Dec 1966Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi DD (GW Tech)
01 Jan 1968 - 31 Jul 1970Air CmdeWestern Air CommandDelhi Cmd Sigs Offr
01 Jul 1970 - 14 Aug 1972Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Ground Elect)
15 Aug 1972 - 28 Apr 1974Air CmdeMaintenance CommandNagpur Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
09 Apr 1974 - 31 Jan 1976Air CmdeAFS ChakeriKanpur Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
ACmdeSat Pal Singh2853 AELAward Date 26 Jan 1970Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Air Commodore Satpal Singh was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in 1944. He has held various appointments such as Deputy Air Adviser (Technical) in U.K. Deputy Director of Guided Weapons at Air Headquarters and Secretary, Nanda Committee on Trade Structure. He attended Signal Officer Course and Special Communication Course in the United Kingdom. He also attended the Defence Services Staff College Course and the National Defence College Course. He was posted as the Command Signals Officer at Headquarters, Western Air Command, in January 1965, where he helped to improve the operational preparedness of the command in the fields of signals and electronics. With his organising ability and professional skill, he has been able to meet the demands of operational communication in the Western Air Command.

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Reference : GoI19700126
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