Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Marshal Suraj Kumar Jha

Service No & Branch 17445 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 08 Jun 1984 Course: 133 Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Flying Hours : 2900
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 08 Jun 1995Wg Cdr : 14 May 2001Gp Capt : 01 Sep 2007Acting Air Cmde : 12 Jul 2011
Air Cmde : 30 Dec 2010AVM : 20 Jun 2016Air Marshal : 01 May 2021
Training and Other Courses Attended
64 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 198342 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 01 May 1994
Badges Qualified
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

21 Apr 2003 - 24 May 2005Wg CdrNo.7 SquadronGwalior Commanding Officer
27 Nov 2006 - 31 Jul 2007Gp Capt5 Forward Base Support UnitUttarlai Station Commander
01 Jan 2008 - 01 Jan 2011Gp CaptHigh Commission of India, NigeriaAbuja Defence Attache
- Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Plans)
- 11 Nov 2018AVMAdvance HQ, Western Air CommandChandimandir Air Officer Commanding
25 Jul 2016 - No.7 Squadron Commodore Commandant
12 Nov 2018 - 30 Sep 2019AVMCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Commandant
01 Oct 2019 - AVMIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi ACIDS (Pers Plans & Force
01 May 2021 - 31 Jul 2021Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Chief of Air Staff
01 Aug 2021 - Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Mention in Despatches
Sqn LdrSuraj Kumar Jha17445 F(P)Award Date Announced 15 Aug 1999
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 1 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India No.28 - Pres/2000 dated 11th March 2000
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMSuraj Kumar Jha17445 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2021Announced 26 Jan 2021
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
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