Flight Lieutenant Tarlochan Singh was commissioned in the Air Force in May, 1965. He has since then served with an operational transport squadron. Unmindful of his personal comfort and safety, he has always volunteered himself for arduous tasks. He is a source of inspiration to all his fellow aircrew. He is a Navigator of exceptional professional skill. It is an outstanding achievement that in the short space of one year Flight Lieutenant Singh has flown over 1,200 hours, of which over 1,000 hours were on operational missions.