|Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Cpl||Kamdev Prasad Singh 616762 OR||Unit : 7 Base Repair Depot||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 85|
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Corporal Kamdev Prasad Singh, IAF Police, while serving at a Base Repair Depot in 1981, displayed exemplary courage and extra-ordinary vigilance in safeguarding the men and material of his unit.
On 19 Sep 81, Cpl Singh was on patrol duty along with JWO Vallabhan, IAF Police, and others. During their patrol duty, they observed some unusual movements near the perimeter fencing. These two airmen tried to chase the trespassers. In turn the criminals who were in a group attacked them. Consequently, JWO Vallabhan received severe injuries. The criminals were about to kill JWO Vallabhan when Cpl Singh rose to the occasion. He saved the valuable life of his colleague by opening fire at the criminals, displaying great courage and devotion to duty.
For his courageous, brave and timely action in the face of a group of criminals, to save the lives of his colleagues, the President is pleased to award Vayu Seva Medal to Corporal Kamdev Prasad Singh.
|Reference:||Gazette of India dated 6th April 1985 - No.29-Pres/85 dated 26th January 1985|