Eleven army personnel have been awarded for gallantry this Republic Day, including five posthumous awardees.
Two Mi-17V5 pilots, Wing Commander Nirmal Kumar Bakshi and Wing Commander Rajiv Dobhal have been awarded the Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) for their actions during the Nepal earthquake relief operations.
A helicopter pilot and three divers have been recommended for the award of the Nao Sena Medal for Gallantry this Republic Day.
The following is the complete list of army personnel being conferred awards for gallantry and distinguished service on the occasion of Republic Day 2016.
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