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Group Captain Ananth Gurunath Bewoor

Service No & Branch 9718 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 16 Oct 1965 Course: 94 Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 1993
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985Gp Capt : 12 Oct 1988
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Gp Capt
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 30 Nov 1993Gp Capt3 WingPalam Chief Operations Officer
01 Oct 1987 - 22 Oct 1989Gp CaptNo.44 SquadronAgra Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Gp CaptAnanth Gurunath Bewoor9718 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details :

Group Captain Anant Gopal Bewoor was commissioned in Oct 65. An officer with exceptional professional competence and vast instructional experience, he has to his credit 4680 hrs of accident-free flying on mainly heavy transport and trainer aircraft.

On assuming command of the Gajraj Squadron on 01 Oct 87, he so streamlined all the squadron operations through suitable delegation of authority that within weeks of his taking charge, it was transformed into an extremely potent force. The squadron's contributions in the massive airlift of men and material of the Indian Peace Keeping Force to Sri Lanka, rescue mission in air of the besieged President of Maldives and an emergency relief mission to Armenia in Nov/ Dec 88 are vivid testimony to his leadership and organizational competence.

For his outstanding leadership and professionalism, the President is pleased to award Vayu Seva Medal to Gp Capt Anant Gopal Bewoor.

Unit : 44 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1990 - No.38-Pres/90 dated 26th January 1990
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