Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Vice Marshal Surinder Pal Dhawan

Service No & Branch 5298 F(N) (Orig: GD(N))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 23 Mar 1957 Course: 12 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 1992 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 23 Mar 1958Flt Lt : 23 Mar 1962Sqn Ldr : 23 Mar 1968Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1978
Acting Gp Capt : 12 Apr 1979Gp Capt : 01 Aug 1980Air Cmde : 01 Jul 1985AVM : 17 Jul 1989
Training and Other Courses Attended
10 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 195526 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 21 Nov 197026 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 1986
Badges Qualified
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Air Cmde
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 1979 - 30 Dec 1981Gp Capt1 Air Force Selection BoardDehradun President
19 Nov 1984 - 05 Jan 1986Air Cmde2 Air Force Selection BoardMysore President
29 Dec 1986 - 12 Sep 1988Air CmdeAFS TambaramChennai Air Officer Commanding
17 Jul 1989 - 20 Mar 1991AVMCentral Air CommandAllahabad Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
25 Mar 1991 - 31 May 1992AVMNational Defence CollegeDelhi Senior Directing Staff (Air)
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