Flt Lt Jagan Nath Vijayaraghavan KC

Flight Lieutenant Jagan Nath Vijayaraghavan was born on 18 July 1933 and nursed the idea of joining the Armed Forces since his childhood. His dream came true when he got selected to join the IAF.  He got commissioned into the flying branch of the Indian

Flying Officer KK Kapur

Flying Officer Kewal Krishan Kapur hailed from New Delhi and was born on 07 Jul 1942.  Son of Shri Lala Ram Pyare Lal Kapur, he grew up in old Delhi and got selected to join the Indian Air Force after completing his schooling. He was

Sqn Ldr SB Bhagwat

Sqn Ldr Sureshchandra Bhaskar Bhagwat was born on 14th Dec 1934. He was commissioned into the Indian Air Force as Pilot Officer on 06 Nov 1954 at the age of 20 years. He joined the flying stream of the IAF and got trained as a fighter pilot

Wg Cdr Hersern Singh Gill VrC,VM

Wing Commander Hersern Singh Gill was born 6th July 1933 in Nowshera (Now in Pakistan). Son of an Army veteran Maj Pooran Singh Gill, he later moved to Delhi for his higher studies. Subsequently his family moved to Bareilly, when his father who served in

Flt Lt Harvinder Singh

Flt Lt Harvinder Singh hailed form Punjab and was born on 11 Nov 1945. He was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 16 May 1965 at the age of 19 years. He joined the flying stream of the IAF and got trained as a

Sergeant PVNR Prasad VM

Sergeant Pilla Venkata Narayan Ravi Prasad was born on 15 August 1965 in Elvru in Andhra Pradesh. Sgt Prasad joined the IAF on 18 January 1985 at the age of 20 years and underwent special training to become a Flight Gunner in 1994. A very

Squadron Leader Rajiv Pundir VM

Sqn Ldr Rajiv Pundir was born on 28 April 1962 in Dehradun. After completing his schooling from St. Joseph’s Academy. he joined NDA(National Defence Academy) in June 1979 and passed out on 10 June 1982 as part of the 62nd NDA Course. Later he went

Sqn Ldr Manu Rajagopal

Sqn Ldr Manu Rajagopal hailed from Udayanapuram in Vaikom taluk of Kottayam district in Kerala. He had a strong desire to join the armed forces right from his childhood and continued to follow his dream. Eventually he joined the Air Force and was commissioned on 15th

Wg Cdr TNB Singh

Wing Commander Thakur Narsing Bhagatsingh was born on January 27, 1974, and was brought up in BHEL Colony in Ramachandrapuram, Hyderabad. Son of Shri TD Singh, Wg Cdr Singh during his school days excelled in academics as well as in extracurricular activities. He had a

Flt Lt Kunal Barpatte

Flight Lieutenant Kunal Barpatte hailed from Nigadi village in Pimpri-Chinchwad tehsil of Pune district in Maharashtra. Son of Shri Rajendra Barpatte and Smt Vidya Barpatte, Flt Lt Barpatte did his B.Sc in Electronics from Fergusson College at Pune. As a child, Flt Lt Barpatte was

Flying Officer Pankaj Kumar Nandal

Flying Officer Pankaj Kumar Nandal hailed from Nandal village in Rohtak district of Haryana and was born on 13 February 1991. Son of an IAF veteran JWO Krishan Chander Nandal and Smt Usha Devi, Fg Offr Pankaj Kumar Nandal spent his childhood with his paternal

Flt Lt Pushpendra Badsara

Flight Lieutenant Pushpendra Badsara hailed from Hisar district in Haryana. He did his schooling at various schools including Kendriya Vidyalaya in Hyderabad (Class IX to XII). He was a keen swimmer and started swimming when he was in Class 7 and went on to win

Flt Lt Deepika Sheoran

Flight Lieutenant  Deepika Sheoran hailed from Loharu in the Bhiwani district of Haryana and was born in the year 1990. Daughter of Shri Dalip Singh Sheoran and Smt Prem Lata, Flt Lt Deepika was the eldest among three siblings with one younger brother and one

Wg Cdr Vikas Upadhyay

Wing Commander Vikas Upadhyay hailed from Dwarka in New Delhi and was born in the year 1981.  He completed his training from the National Defence Academy (102 Course) and went to the Air Force Academy for further training. He was commissioned into the Indian Air

Flt Lt Mohit Kumar Garg

Flt Lt Mohit Kumar Garg hailed from Samana town in the Patiala district of Punjab and was born in the year 1992. Son of Shri Surinder Garg and Smt Sulakshna Garg, he completed his school education from Punjab Public School at Nabha in Punjab. After