|Service No & Branch||4994 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))||Stream :Fighters|
|Date of Birth: 22 Nov 1935||Commissioned: 08 Oct 1955||Course: 66 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 30 Nov 1991 Superannuated Died on 31 Jan 2015 (80 Years age)||Nick Name :|
|Qualifications Held :|
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|01 Jan 1971 - 01 Jan 1972||Sqn Ldr||Flying Instructors School||Tambaram||Flying Instructor|
|01 Feb 1974 - 31 Oct 1976||Wg Cdr||No.15 Squadron||Bagdogra/ Pune||Commanding Officer|
|01 May 1981 - 08 Jan 1984||Gp Capt||9 Tactical Air Center||Chandimandir||Commanding Officer|
|29 Mar 1986 - 26 Oct 1988||Air Cmde||AFS Bidar||Bidar||Air Officer Commanding|
|01 Nov 1988 - 22 Feb 1989||Air Cmde||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Director (Air Defence)|
|21 Feb 1989 -||No.15 Squadron||Commodore Commandant|
|23 Aug 1989 - 04 Mar 1990||AVM||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Additional Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Operations|
|05 Mar 1990 - 30 Nov 1991||AVM||Air Force Academy||Dundigal||Commandant|
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|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Cmde||Manjunath Sadanand||4994 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 1988||Announced 26 Jan 1988|
|Details :|| |
Air Commodore Manjunath Sadanand, an alumnus of prestigious National Defence Academy, was commissioned in the year 1955 in the Flying Branch and has held various important assignments. His outstanding performance during Ã¢â‚¬Å“Operations Vijay" (Goa Operation) was rewarded with CAS Commendation for dedication and a very high level of professionalism. Subsequently, he became a qualified Flying Instructor and distinguished himself as qualified Flying Instructor.
Having gone through a gamut of highly skilled and specialist appointments, he has been now commanding Air Force Station, Bidar since 29 March 1986, one of the most challenging and prestigious appointments he has held so far. During this period, the Station has gone from strength to strength and become one of the premier flying training establishments our Air Force. His single minded devotion to duty, total involvement, personal example and dedicated effort are greatly responsible for the allround achievements of the Air Force Station Bidar.
Air Commodore Manjunath Sadanand has thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.
|Reference : GoI19880126|