IMPHAL, Oct 8:Wing Commander Nongthombam Lokendro has been decorated with President of India’s Vayu Sena Medal for his dedication and devotion to service on the occasion of 79th Air Force day today.
N Lokendro, a product of Sainik School, Imphal, hails from Pangei of Imphal West district, said a press release issued by Sainik School Imphal Alumni Association.
Born to N Khelendro Singh and N Leihao Devi, Khelendro joined the school in 1982 and National Defence Academy, Pune in 1990.
He got commissioned in the Indian Airforce as a Transport Pilot in 1993.
Lokendro is a Qualified Flying Instructor and has flown over 5,600 hours in various airplanes.
He has also done MSc in Strategic and Military Studies from the prestigious Defence Services Staff College, Wellington in 2006.
Source: The Sangai Express