Senior Officers of the IAF - 1975 by Service Number

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Marshal Hari Chand Dewan (1598 GD(P))VCAS, PSO: Planning, Air HQDelhi1973-10-01 to 1976-03-31
Air Chief Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 GD(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1973-01-16 to 1976-01-31
Air Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1973-04-01 to 1976-01-31
Air Marshal Ajit Nath (1666 MED)DG, Armed Forces Medical SciencesDelhi1975-01-01 to 1976-04-22
Air Marshal Maurice Barker (1691 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1973-04-01 to 1976-04-21
Air Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1973-04-01 to 1976-02-29
Air Marshal Gian Dev Sharma (1742 GD(P))AOA, PSO: Administration, Air HQDelhi1974-07-01 to 1977-01-21
Air Vice Marshal Bawa Sampuran Singh Bedi (1795 GD(O))Director (Eng), Air Head QuartersDelhi1974-04-10 to 1975-04-30
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---AOM, PSO: Maintenance, Air HQDelhi1975-03-01 to 1976-09-20
Air Marshal Idris Hasan Latif (1804 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad1974-06-27 to 1976-02-29
Air Vice Marshal Waman Raghunath Dani (1807 GD(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay1973-04-16 to 1976-10-31
Air Marshal Devaiah Subia (1866 GD(P))DCAS, PSO: Operations, Air HQDelhi1974-06-27 to 1977-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Charandas Gurudas Devashar (1867 GD(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1974-03-05 to 1976-02-15
Air Vice Marshal Madhav Bhawrao Naik (1874 GD(P))Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla1973-01-03 to 1976-03-07
Air Marshal Edul Jahangir Dhatigara (1899 GD(O))AOC, No 1 Operational Group (SWAC)Jodhpur1974-06-27 to 1976-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Agia Kar Singh Bakshi (2013 A&SD)SOA, Western Air CommandDelhi1973-12-01 to 1976-11-30
Air Vice Marshal George Kanishtkumar John (2132 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1974-07-01 to 1976-03-22
Air Vice Marshal Trilok Nath Ghadiok (2354 GD(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong1973-09-17 to 1976-12-29
Air Vice Marshal Katikannikathanam Thatachariar Vasudevan (2397 A&SD)ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhi1975-09-19 to 1977-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Jaspal Singh (2451 GD(P))ACAS (Flt Safety & Insp), PSO: Inspection & Safety, Air HQDelhi1974-06-27 to 1976-07-06
Air Vice Marshal Chand Prakash Mehra (2469 A&SD)ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhi1975-03-01 to 1975-09-18 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Idandas Werhoma Sabhaney (2607 SIGS)ACAS (Systems), Air Head QuartersDelhi1973-12-29 to 1975-08-31
Air Vice Marshal Fredrick Van Allen Scudder (2639 GD(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1974-01-04 to 1976-02-29
Air Vice Marshal Prasanta Chitta Santra (2839 A&SD)ACAS (Logistics and Maint, Air Head QuartersDelhi1973-09-25 to 1975-02-28 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal John Francis Lazaro (2944 GD(P))AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampur1974-03-01 to 1976-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Jafar Zaheer (3173 GD(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi1974-04-01 to 1977-04-17
Air Vice Marshal Chandrakant Shridhar Naik (3499 ENG)Director (Eng), Air Head QuartersDelhi1975-05-01 to 1978-01-01
Air Vice Marshal Newton Vedanayagam Thomas (3550 SIGS)ACAS (Systems), Air Head QuartersDelhi1975-09-21 to 1977-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Lok Nath Budhraja (13814 MED)DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1975-01-01 to 1976-02-25

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