The President of India has awarded the Param Vishisht Seva Medal to
Vice Admiral Sunil K Damle, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Naval Command. Vice Admiral Damle was commissioned into the Indian Navy in
Dec 70. The Admiral is a Naval Aviator and has flown various types of aircraft in the Navy and Air Force including carrier borne Sea Harrier aircraft. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor. During the span of his 38 year old naval career, the Admiral has held many coveted operational appointments, most prestigious of them being the Commands of the Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy and INS Viraat the aircraft carrier. The Admiral is a proud recipient of the prestigious Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Nausena Medal gallantry and Vishisht Seva Medal for meritorious and distinguished service. Vice Admiral Sunil Damle, took over reins of the Southern Naval Command on 28 Jul 07.
Photo Caption Vice Admiral Sunil K Damle