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Air Commodore Mirnal Kanti Som

Service No & Branch 5637 ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 31 Dec 1958 Course: 16 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 1990
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Jul 1978Acting Gp Capt : 01 Mar 1983Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1983Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1990
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Sep 1989 - 31 Dec 1990Air Cmde23 Equipment DepotAvadi Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrMirnal Kanti Som5637 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1975Announced 26 Jan 1975
Details :

Squadron Leader Som has held various administrative appointments and carried out his duties in the best traditions of the service. He was chosen as a member of the Computer Feasibility Team with a view of Computerisation of AOA's branch. It was in the field of computerisation that his qualities and capabilities found their ultimate expression. The reports written by him, complete with System Designs have been accepted by the expert body of the Ministry of Defence.

Awarded Vishisht Seva Medal for professional efficiency, devotion to duty and distinguished service of a high order.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19750126
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