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Group Captain Virendra Nath Bhargava

Service No & Branch 5288 MED MR-00922
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 07 Jan 1957 Course:
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1985
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 07 Jan 1965Wg Cdr : 07 Jul 1973Acting Gp Capt : 01 Jan 1982Gp Capt : 12 Oct 1981
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrVirendra Nath Bhargava5288 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 1976Announced 26 Jan 1976
Details :

Wing Commander Virendra Nath Bhargava (5288) Medical was commissioned on 7th January, 1957 and within two and half years of service was graded as a medical specialist. Since then he has been working in various Hospitals and Establishments.

A classified specialist who has distinguished himself in academics with specialization in Cardiology in the United Kingdom, he has been an asset wherever he has been posted.

As a Staff Surgeon to the Chief of the Air Staff, he has shown considerable initiative and zeal in modernizing the treatment of diseases and bringing his medical unit to a high level of efficiency. He has displayed professional skill of a very high order, and carried out his duties with credit and dedication beyond the normal call of duty. This has resulted in high morale and a sense of well being among the Air Force personnel.

Wing Commander Virendra Nath Bhargava is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal for rendering meritorious and distinguished service of a high order.

Unit : AFS New Delhi
Reference : GoI19760126
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