|Service No & Branch||6558 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)|
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|Date of Birth: 27 Apr 1940||Commissioned: 01 Jun 1962||Course: 20 DEO Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 12 Jun 1994|
|Qualifications Held :|
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|02 Sep 1985 - 17 Jan 1988||Gp Capt||Mechanical Transport Training Institute||Avadi||Commanding Officer|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Sqn Ldr||Baljit Singh Sawhney||6558 AE(M)||Award Date 22 Jun 1972||Announced 22 Jun 1972|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Baljit Singh Sahmey (6558) was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical) Branch of the Indian Air Force in June, 1962. He has been serving as the Chief Technical Officer of an Air Force Station in the Eastern Sector since January, 1971.
Within a short period of two months, he established second line servicing of a transport aircraft which had earlier been carried out by Messrs. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. During the Indo-Pak operations in December, 1971, he maintained a high rate of 86 percent aircraft serviceability rate and thereby enabled the Squadrons to complete their missions successfully.
Squadron Leader Baljit Singh Sahmey displayed high professional skill, leadership and devotion to duty and has rendered distinguished service of a high order. He is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.
|Reference : GoI19720622No85|