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Birender Singh Dhanoa

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Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, VM, ADC is the 25th Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force He assumed the post on 31 December 2016 after Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha retired

Contents

  • 1 Early life and education
  • 2 Career
    • 21 Kargil Conflict
    • 22 Bilateral visits as CAS
  • 3 Awards and medals
  • 4 Personal life
  • 5 References

Early life and education

Singh was born in Gharuan village in SAS Nagar, Punjab His father Sarayan Singh who was an IAS officer served as the Chief Secretary to the Punjab government & also in Bihar government during 1980s and later as an advisor to the Punjab state governor His grandfather Capt Sant Singh had fought in World War II as a captain of the British Indian Army He is an alumnus of the Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun and was graduated from National Defence Academy, Pune He has also attended a staff course in Defence Services Staff College, Wellington in 1992

Career

Dhanoa was commissioned into the fighter stream of the Indian Air Force in June 1978 He has flown various types of fighter jets and is a qualified flying instructor He has flown fighter aircraft across the spectrum including HJT-16 Kiran, MiG-21, SEPECAT Jaguar, MiG-29 and Su-30MKI He held several key operational and administrative appointments in his 37 years of career including Director Targeting Cell at Air Headquarters, Director Fighter Operations & War Planning at Headquarters Western Air Command, Assistant Chief of Air Staff Intelligence at Air Headquarters, Senior Air Staff Officer of Eastern & Western Air Command and Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of South Western Air Command 1 November - 31 May 2015 He has held instructional appointments of Senior Air Instructor and Chief Air Instructor at Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and leader of an Indian Air Force Training Team abroad

Kargil Conflict

Dhanoa was Commanding Officer of a front line ground attack fighter squadron during the Kargil Conflict in 1999 Under his leadership the squadron devised innovative methods of night bombing at high altitudes which had never been attempted before His squadron was adjudged the best fighter squadron of HQ WAC He was awarded Yudh Seva Medal YSM and Vayu Sena Medal VM for his gallant actions in this conflict

Before assuming the office of Vice of the Air Staff at Air HQ from Air Marshal Ravi Kant Sharma, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC on 1 June 2015, he was the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the South Western Air Command Air Marshal RK Dhir succeeded him as the AOC-in-C of South Western Air Command On 17 December 2016, Government of India designated Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa as Next Chief of Staff of the Indian Air Force

Bilateral visits as CAS

Country Date Purpose References
2017
 France 17 - 20 July
  • Bilateral discussions with senior military officials of the French Armed Forces and representatives of Military aviation industry
  • Visited the headquarters of French Air Force, few operational air bases and Indian Rafale PMT Infrastructure
 Australia 19 - 22 September
  • Bilateral discussions with senior military officials of the Royal Australian Air Force
  • Visited the headquarters of Royal Australian Air Force and a few operational air bases
 United States 26 - 28 September
  • Attend and address the Pacific Air Chiefs symposium at Hawai
 Vietnam 30 October - 3 November
  • Bilateral discussions with senior military officials of the Vietnam People’s Air Force and Air Defence VPAF
  • Visited the headquarters of Headquarters of Vietnam People’s Air Force and Air Defence VPAF and some operational air bases
 Sri Lanka 11 - 14 December
  • Review the commissioning, award of wings and passing out parade of the Sri Lankan Air Force Academy
2018
 Israel 21 - 24 May
  • Attend 70th anniversary celebration of Israeli Air Force
  • Meet Chiefs and Senior Commanders of numerous Air Forces
  • Visited a few operational air bases

Awards and medals

Dhanoa has been awarded several medals: the Param Vishisht Seva Medal 2016, the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal 2015, the Yudh Seva Medal 1999, and the Vayu Sena Medal 1999 He was also appointed as Honorary ADC to the President of India on 1 August 2015

Param Vishisht Seva Medal Ati Vishisht Seva Medal Yudh Seva Medal Vayu Sena Medal
Operation Vijay Star Medal Operation Parakram Medal Operation Vijay Medal Sainya Seva Medal
50th Anniversary of Independence Medal 30 Years Long Service Medal 20 Years Long Service Medal 9 Years Long Service Medal

Personal life

He is married to Mrs Kamalpreet and they have one son Jasman who is a law graduate

References

  1. ^ a b "New IAF Vice-Chief does Punjab village proud" The Tribune Retrieved 24 April 2016 
  2. ^ a b "Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa AVSM YSM VM takes over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff" PIB GOI Retrieved 24 April 2016 
  3. ^ a b c d "Press Information Bureau" Retrieved 2016-12-20 
  4. ^ "Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa takes over as the 25th Chief of the Air Staff" pibnicin Retrieved 2016-12-31 
  5. ^ http://wwwtribuneindiacom/news/nation/new-iaf-vice-chief-does-punjab-village-proud/88342html
  6. ^ "Punjab native Birender Singh Dhanoa appointed AIF Vice Chief" Punjab News Express Retrieved 24 April 2016 
  7. ^ India, Press Trust of 2014-11-01 "Air Marshal B S Dhanoa takes over as AOC-in-C in SWAC" Business Standard India Retrieved 2017-10-12 
  8. ^ One India Defence Desk 2 June 2015 "Pilot who flew many night strike missions during Kargil War is IAF Vice Chief" One India Retrieved 24 April 2016 
  9. ^ Arun 2 June 2015 "Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa is IAF's new Vice Chief" Day to Day GK Retrieved 24 April 2016 
  10. ^ Parminder, Kaur "Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa to Head Indian Air Force" online ABC Live ABC Live Retrieved 18 December 2016 
  11. ^ "IAF chief Dhanoa on 4-day trip to France to boost defence ties - Times of India" The Times of India Retrieved 2017-07-16 
  12. ^ "Press Information Bureau" Retrieved 2017-07-16 
  13. ^ "Press Information Bureau" Retrieved 2017-09-20 
  14. ^ "Press Information Bureau" Retrieved 2017-09-27 
  15. ^ "Press Information Bureau" Retrieved 2017-10-30 
  16. ^ "Visit of Chief of the Air Staff to Sri Lanka" pibnicin Retrieved 2017-12-11 
  17. ^ "CAS visit to Israel" pibnicin Retrieved 2018-05-24 
  18. ^ "Air Marshal BS Dhanoa takes over as Vice Chief of Air Staff" India Strategic Retrieved 24 April 2016 
  19. ^ Press Trust of India "Birender Singh Dhanoa Appointed New IAF Vice Chief" Outlook India Retrieved 24 April 2016 
Military offices
Preceded by
Arup Raha
Chief of the Air Staff India
31 December 2016 - Current
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Ravi Kant Sharma
Vice Chief of the Air Staff India
31 May 2015 - 31 December 2016
Succeeded by
Shirish Baban Deo
Preceded by
Daljit Singh
Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Air Command
1 November 2014 - 31 May 2015
Succeeded by
Ravinder Kumar Dhir

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