Indian Air Force Medical Unit Database

Date Raised : 1956-03-31 Location : Palam
The Air Force Dental Branch was born on March 31, 1956. Intially two AD Corps officers, Maj JM Rao and Maj C Baretto were seconded to the IAF and MDC Palam and MDC Jalahalli were transferred to IAF as 1 AFDC and 2AFDC respectively. This set the ball rolling and the Dental Branch IAF never looked back. In 1959, 3AFDC Tambaram, 4 AFDC Lohegaon, 6 AFDC Halwara and 8 AFDC Kanpur were established..... Read More
Date Raised : 1956-03-31 Location : Jalahalli
Date Raised : 1956-03-31 Location : Tambaram
Location : Pune
Location : Halwara
Location : Kanpur
Date Raised : 1971-08-11 Location : Dundigal
Location : Jodhpur
Location : Amla
Location : Kalaikunda
Location : Kanpur
Disbanded : 1968-04-30 Location : Bengaluru
CHAFB, a 800 bedded Super-Speciality hospital, was originallyformed at Secunderabad as No. 8 Air Force Hospital and moved to Bangalore on May 1, 1968..... Read More
Location : Halwara
Location : Hashimara
Location : Hindon
Location : Goraphpur
Location : Dundigal
Location : Jaisalmer
Location : Bangalore
Date Raised : 1948-08-02 Location : Palam
Date Raised : 1949-12-06 Location : Ambala
Date Raised : 1956-05-15 Location : Jodhpur

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