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Air Vice Marshal Konthiadom Joseph Chandy

Service No & Branch 4178 LGS (Orig: EQPT)
Date of Birth: 26 Jan 1928 Commissioned: 05 Dec 1951 Course: 6 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1984 Superannuated Died on 14 Sep 2014 (86 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Dec 1953Flt Lt : 05 Dec 1957Sqn Ldr : 05 Dec 1964Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1971
Acting Gp Capt : 06 Jun 1977Acting Air Cmde : 06 Jul 1981Air Cmde : 06 Jul 1981Acting AVM : 23 Dec 1982
Training and Other Courses Attended
20 NDC (Gp Capt) - 01 Dec 1980
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Wg Cdr
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

23 Dec 1982 - 31 Jan 1984AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Logistics
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrKonthiadom Joseph Chandy4178 LGSAward Date 26 Jan 1974Announced 26 Jan 1974
Details :

Wing Commander Chandy has specialized in Electronic Data Processing. His efforts have resulted in considerable progress in the field of inventory control by computer. Due to his untiring efforts the time of processing foreign indents was reduced by three months thereby reducing the inventory propor tionately with resultant saving in foreign exchange. His achievements and efforts have put computerization in the Air Force on a firm footing.

Awarded Vishisht Seva Medal for outstanding professional ability and extraordinary devotion to duty and distinguished service of a high order.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19740126No32
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