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Air Commodore Man Mohan Singh Ahluwalia

Service No & Branch 6809 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 11 Nov 1962 Course: 21 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jul 1994
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 09 Nov 1963Wg Cdr : 17 Dec 1982Gp Capt : 19 Nov 1985Acting Air Cmde : 07 Jan 1994
Air Cmde : 12 Oct 1992
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Dec 1989 - 22 Nov 1992Gp Capt4 Base Repair DepotKanpur Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrMan Mohan Singh Ahluwalia6809 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1976Announced 26 Jan 1976
Details :

Squadron Leader Man Mohan Singh Ahluwalia (6809) Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical) was commissioned in November, 1962. He was posted to an Operational Squadron in September, 1973. In the capacity as the Senior Technical Officer of the Squadron, this-officer set out to reorganise the technical section of the squadron to achieve maximum productivity with minimum manpower utilisation. He also undertook the direct responsibility of training all technical tradesmen to achieve a proficiency standard that was essential in the maintenance of the sophisticated aircraft that the Squadron had recently acquired.

Ever since Squadron Leader Ahluwalia took over Senior Technical Officer of the Squadron, aircraft serviceability state started to show marked improvement. With careful planning and scheduling of inspection, correct fault diagnosis and speedy snag rectification he was able to sustain a high percentage of aircraft serviceability which is now considered as a record among supersonic squadrons in the Indian Air Force. Due to his earnest and tireless effort the Squadron was able to meet the flying task regularly every month. Squadron Leader Man Mohan Singh Ahluwalia has displayed exemplary qualities as a manager and organiser and his professional skill and devotion to duty are praiseworthy. He has rendered distinguished service of a high order, for which he is awarded Vishisht Seva Medal.

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Reference : GoI19760126
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