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Air Commodore Surjit Singh

Service No & Branch 8148 F(P) (Orig: GD(P)) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 31 Dec 1963 Course: 86 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1996 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 07 Jan 1983Gp Capt : 30 Jun 1986Acting Air Cmde : 10 Feb 1992Air Cmde : 10 Feb 1992
Badges Qualified
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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

01 Jan 1978 - 01 Jan 1980Sqn LdrNo.24 SquadronBareilly Flight Commander
01 Jan 1980 - 01 Jan 1982Sqn LdrNigerian AFNigeria Flying Instructor
09 Jun 1982 - 18 Dec 1983Wg CdrNo.26 SquadronPathankot Commanding Officer
- 31 Aug 1987Gp Capt11 WingTezpur Chief Operations Officer
01 Sep 1987 - Gp CaptEastern Air CommandShillong Command Flying Safety & Inspection Officer
01 Dec 1988 - 09 Feb 1992Gp Capt1 Tactical Air CenterJallandhar Commanding Officer
10 Feb 1992 - 14 Mar 1993Air CmdeJammu & KashmirUdhampur Senior Air Staff Officer
15 Mar 1993 - 31 Jan 1996Air Cmde20 WingBagdogra Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrSurjit Singh8148 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1980
Details :

Squadron Leader Surjit Singh has flown over 2500 hours during his 15 year of service. He has been a Flight Commander and Fighter Combat Leader for over four years and during that period he trained a large number of pilots to operational status. Since January, 1970, he has flown over 1600 hours in 2325 sorties on MiG aircraft. Throughout this period, he had an accident free record.

Squadron Leader Surjit Singh has thus displayed professional skill and devotion to duty of an exceptional order.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 13th June 1981 - No.34-Pres/81 dated 26th January 1981

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