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Wing Commander Baljit Singh Saini

Service No & Branch 6011 F(P)
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 15 Dec 1960 Course: 78 Course
Service End: Retired on 15 Oct 1979 Released to Air India
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Fg Offr : 15 Dec 1961Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1979
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrBaljit Singh Saini6011 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details : During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Squadron leader Baljit Singh Saini was employed on Admin duties at one of our airfields. On the 3rd December, 1971, when the runway of the airfield was damaged by enemy raids, he arranged for the repair of the runway in record time. The enemy attacked the airfield on a number of other occasions but he always ensured that the runway was repaired in record time by remaining with the labour.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Baljit Singh Saint displayed courage, leadership and devotion to duty.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th October 1972 - No.108 - Pres/72 dated 23rd September 1972
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