Senior Officers of the IAF - 1966 by Service Number

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1961-04-01 to 1966-08-06
--Same as above--Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla1966-08-09 to 1968-06-18
Air Vice Marshal Kundan Lal Sondhi (1566 GD(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1964-10-10 to 1966-01-09
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandCalcutta1966-03-05 to 1966-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 F(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1964-10-01 to 1966-01-14
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-01-15 to 1966-09-01
Air Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1964-10-01 to 1966-03-04
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---Cmdt, National Defence CollegeDelhi1966-01-10 to 1966-12-12
--Same as above--VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-12-13 to 1969-06-18
Air Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1964-08-01 to 1966-01-14
---On Promotion to Air Chief Marshal ---CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-01-15 to 1969-07-15
Air Vice Marshal Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi (1592 GD(N))AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-01-01 to 1966-11-10
Air Vice Marshal Ranjan Dutt (1594 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1966-10-28 to 1968-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandCalcutta1963-06-10 to 1966-03-04
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1966-03-05 to 1968-02-29
Air Vice Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1964-10-01 to 1968-02-29
Air Vice Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1964-10-01 to 1966-09-30
--Same as above--AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-11-11 to 1969-08-08
Air Vice Marshal Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi1964-12-01 to 1967-02-17
Air Vice Marshal Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1966-08-10 to 1969-08-22
Air Vice Marshal Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))Director (Policy and Plan, Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-08-10 to 1968-04-09
Air Vice Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1963-08-03 to 1967-02-17
Air Vice Marshal Kanianthra Alexander Joseph (2960 SIGS)Director (Signals), Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-03-01 to 1970-01-24
Air Vice Marshal Vishwanath Ramkrishna Damle (5994 MED)DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1964-04-28 to 1966-03-02
Air Vice Marshal Shailendra Nath Chatterjee (10302 MED)DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-03-03 to 1968-08-01

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