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Wing Commander Brij Mohan Malik

Service No & Branch 9874 F(N)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Oct 1965 Course: 32 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 1988 Voluntary Retirement
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 16 Oct 1966Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985
Badges Qualified
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtBrij Mohan Malik9874 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1974
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Brij Mohan Malik joined a Bomber Squadron and had logged over 700 hours. His navigational skill and bombing performance has been of an exceptional standard. Although young in service, he has always volunteered to shoulder heavy responsibilities and cheerfully undertaken all types of tasks, both in flying and on the ground. During the Indo-Pak Conflict of 1971 he undertook five missions which he accomplished most successfully with precision navigation and accurate bombing. He was selected to fly for project "Storm Exchange" which involved difficult and skilful flying all over India in monsoon conditions. During this tour he displayed exceptional confidence and ability in flying.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Brij Mohan Malik displayed navigational ability, leadership and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Air Force.

Unit : 16 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 6th July 1974 - No.85 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1974
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