19 Forward Base Support Unit

Date Raised : 1990-12-10 Location : Thoise
19 FBSU, AF was raised on the southern bank of river Shyok, the valley bound by the Saltoro and Ladakh ranges. The elevation o Thoise is 10,066 ft AMSL The genesis of Thoise airfield dates back to 1960 when kuttcha landing strip was made on the initiative of Mr. RD Menon, who was then Asst " "Commandant Slubra. -Approximately-500 men worked daily without wages under the guidance of " "Mohd Hassan, a resident of Bogdung village. Col Rinchin M VC and Bar of 14 J & K Militia and his " "men were also involved in the development of the ALG at Thoise. 19 FBSU was formed at Thoise on " "10 Dec 1990.
Unit previously existed as 2D 21 Wing

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Apr 91 to 31 May 93Group Captain Suresh Chandra Malhan11579 GD(P)Stn CdrThoise
01 Jun 93 to Group Captain Jagdarshan Singh Sandhu10139 GD(P)Stn CdrThoise
24 Jul 95 to 12 Jun 97Group Captain Vaidya Nathan Babu13386 F(P)Stn CdrThoise
16 Jun 97 to Group Captain Pramod Kumar Roy14100 F(P)Stn CdrThoise
01 Sep 99 to Group Captain Gurwinder Jeet Singh Cheema14292 F(P)Stn CdrThoise
Unknown to Group Captain Kulwant Singh Gill15220 F(P)Stn CdrThoise
Unknown to Group Captain Pankaj Jaiswal16232 F(P)Stn CdrThoise
19 Jun 03 to Group Captain Vidhya Sagar Bharti16611 F(P)Stn CdrThoise
01 Jan 07 to Group Captain Bavisetti Chandrasekhar17726 F(P)Stn CdrThoise
Unknown to 31 Mar 10Group Captain Manoj Kumar Masand17341 F(P)Stn CdrThoise
01 Apr 10 to 01 Dec 11Group Captain Pawan Kumar Mohey18099 F(P)Stn CdrThoise
01 Dec 11 to Group Captain Bindu Ahluwalia18691 F(P)Stn CdrThoise

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