Wing Commander TJ Reddy was a Category 'A' Fighter Controller who actively participated in 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pak wars. He was awarded Vishisht Seva Medal by President of India for his role as a Fighter Controller in Western Sector. He was also awarded CAS Commendation. He is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. He was among the Directing staff at Air Defence College and Air Force Academy. Three of his four sons also served and like him voluntarily retired as Wg Cdrs. He is presently President of AP & Telangana Branch of Air Force Association, recognised by Ministry of Defence. He is settled at Hyderabad.