Group Captain Dilsher Singh Gill was commissioned in the Indian Air Force on 29 Jun 65.
Gp Capt Gill is a production test pilot. He has served both as a Flight Commander and Commanding Officer of a Helicopter unit where his performance was often quoted as worthy of emulation. He has spent over 4Ã‚Â½ years at an operational base in the Eastern Sector which he commanded for 2Ã‚Â½ years. The main task of the station includes insurgency control operations, extensive air maintenance and special operations. By display of exceptional leadership, he was able to weld his team with extremely high morale. Through sheer tenacity and perseverance, he was able to have all AF encroached land vacated during his tenure as the Station Commander.
For his sustained dedication to the service and performance of a very high order, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Gp Capt Dilsher Singh Gill.