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Air Commodore Vivek Yeshvant Nehru

Service No & Branch 3488 F(N)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 17 Apr 1948 Course: 2 Willingale Course
Service End: Retired on 28 Dec 1976 Voluntary Retirement
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 17 Apr 1953Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1966Acting Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1969Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1970
Acting Air Cmde : 09 Feb 1973Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1974
Training and Other Courses Attended
12 DSSC (Flt Lt) - 22 Aug 195912 NDC (Gp Capt) - 01 Dec 1972
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

12 Apr 1969 - 02 Mar 1972Gp Capt1 Air Force Selection BoardDehradun President
01 May 1973 - 01 Aug 1976Air CmdeEmbassy of India, USAWashington Air Attache
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptVivek Yeshvant Nehru3488 F(N)Award Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Group Captain Vivek Yeshwant Nehru (3488) was commissioned as a Navigator in the Flying Branch of the Air Force in April, 1948. In the earlier part of his career he served as a navigator in operational squadrons. After successfully completing an Advanced Navigation Course in Australia he was employed as a Navigation Instructor in a training squadron. Subsequently he served as a staff officer in an operational Command. In all these assignments he acquitted himself in an admirable manner.

In 1963, Group Captain Vivek Yeshwant Nehru was selected for deputation as an Instructor to the UAR. By his hard work and selfless devotion to duty he earned the gratitude of the UAR Air Force and contributed towards the effectiveness of the IAF Team in that country.

In his present assignment as President of an Air Force Selection Board, Group Captain Nehru has brought about a marked improvement in the functioning of the Board as well as in the administration of its various wings. With his dynamic personality and able stewardship it has been possible for the Board to deal with a record number of candidates during 1970.

Group Captain Vivek Yeshwant Nehru has thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19720126
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