Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh took over as Air Officer-in-Charge (AOM) at Air Headquarters, today. He was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering branch in 1977 and is Post Graduate in Electrical Engineering and a Post Graduate diploma holder in management.
The officer has rich experience in maintenance management of aircraft and systems and has held various field and staff appointments. He has held various instructional posts including instructional tenures at Air Force Technical Collect (AFTC) and Technical Type Training School (TTTS). He has commanded a premier Base Repair Depot and held the post of Senior Maintenance Staff Officer (SMSO) at Central Air Command (CAC).
For his distinguished service, Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh was conferred the Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) on January 26, 2007 by the President of India. The Air Officer has been commended by the Chief of the Air Staff on two occasions.