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Wing Commander Sat Pal Choudhary

Service No & Branch 5207 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 25 Aug 1956 Course: 10 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 15 Nov 1979 Voluntary Retirement Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 11 Jul 1954Fg Offr : 11 Jul 1956Flt Lt : 11 Jul 1960Sqn Ldr : 11 Jul 1967
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1975
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrSat Pal Choudhary5207 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Squadron leader Sat Pal Choudhary (5207) Technical/Engineering was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in July, 1954. He has served as Chief Technical Officer of three operational Wings and at a Base Repair Depot. Since 1966 he has been serving as a Technical Staff Officer of an Operational Command.

Squadron Leader Choudhary has applied himself diligently to the complex task of aircraft maintenance. He kept in very close touch with the units of the Command and has been able to provide them professional advice and technical resources they required to accomplish their tasks.

Squadron Leader Choudhary has a special aptitude for planning and coordination and is constantly endeavouring to improve upon the existing techniques and procedures for maintenance. With his analytical approach to the problems and with his zeal for improvement, he has converted the Statistical Data Rooms at every station into Maintenance Control Rooms. This has led to greatly improved coordination of manpower and materials in striving for maximum output.

Throughout his career Squadron Leader Sat Pal Choudhary has rendered distinguished service of a high order. He is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit : WAC
Reference : GoI19720126No66
Mention in Despatches
Wg CdrSat Pal Choudhary5207 AEMAward Date Announced 23 Jun 1972
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Reference : Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972
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