Indian Air Force: Air Marshal MSG Menon has assumed the charge as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration of Indian Air Force on Tuesday. He was commissioned in the administrative branch of the force in 1982. Prior to taking over as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration, he was the Director General (Works & Ceremonials) at Air Force Headquarters in New Delhi.
Air Marshal Menon 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 UN Mission to Sudan. He has tenanted the appointments of Chief Administrative Officer at a major AF Station and Director at National Defence University.
Air Marshal Menon has also 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 tenanted the appointment of Assistant Chief Of Air Staff (Org & Ceremonial) and Assistant Chief of Air Staff (AF Works).
For his distinguished service, the Air Marshal was awarded by the Vice Chief of Air Staff in the year 2007. He was also awarded Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) by the President in 2016.
He has undergone Higher Air Command Course from College of Air Warfare. He is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College Wellington and the prestigious National Defence College. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Calicut University.