New Delhi. Air Marshal MSG Menon took over as Director General (Wks & Cer) of Indian Air Force (IAF).
Prior to taking over as Director General (Wks & Cer), he was the Assistance Chief of Air Staff (AF Wks) at Air HQ.
Air Marshal Menon was commissioned in administrative branch of IAF in December 1982. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Calicut University, and has undergone Higher Air Command Course from College of Air Warfare. He is an alumnus of Defence Service Staff College Wellington and the prestigious National Defence College.
The Air Marshal is a Cat ‘AYE’ Air Traffic Controller, and has commanded an operational radar unit at a major flying station. He was a member of the first United Nations (UN) Mission to Sudan. He has tenated the appointments of Chief Administration Officer at Air Force Station Jalahalli, Director National Defence University.
Air Marshal Menon has served as the Commandant of the prestigious Air Force Administrative College, Coimbatore and Principal Director Ops (Air Traffic Services). On promotion to Air Vice Marshal, he was appointed as Assistance Chief of Air Staff (Org & Ceremonial).
For his distinguished service, the Air Marshal was commended by the Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) in the year 2007. He was awarded Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) by the President in the year 2016.
Air Marshal Menon is married to Mrs Lakshmi Menon and they are blessed with a daughter, who is married and settled.