Senior Officers of the IAF - 1965 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))1964-08-01 to 1966-01-14
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi (1592 GD(N))1963-01-01 to 1966-11-10
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandCalcuttaAir Vice Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1963-06-10 to 1966-03-04
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))1964-10-01 to 1966-09-30
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))1963-08-03 to 1967-02-17
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))1961-04-01 to 1966-08-06
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))1964-10-01 to 1966-03-04
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))1964-12-01 to 1967-02-17
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 F(P))1964-10-01 to 1968-02-29
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Vishwanath Ramkrishna Damle (5994 MED)1964-04-28 to 1966-03-02
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Kundan Lal Sondhi (1566 GD(P))1964-10-10 to 1966-01-09
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 F(P))1964-10-01 to 1966-01-14
ADC, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Commodore Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))1965-06-01 to 1966-06-01
Air Attache, Embassy of India, USAWashingtonAir Commodore Samuel Wilbert Bobb (1674 GD(P))1965-07-01 to 1968-11-01
--------do---------WashingtonAir Commodore Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))1962-01-01 to 1965-06-30
AOC, AFS ChakeriKanpurAir Commodore Narinjan Parsad Nair (2280 ENG)1964-01-09 to 1965-08-21
--------do---------KanpurAir Commodore Kanianthra Alexander Joseph (2960 SIGS)1965-08-22 to 1966-02-28
AOC, Air Force Laison CellLucknowAir Commodore Ramaswami Sitaram (1574 GD(P))1965-01-01 to 1966-11-06
--------do---------LucknowAir Commodore Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))1963-07-23 to 1965-12-01
Cmdt, Air Force Flying CollegeJodhpurAir Commodore Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))1963-06-01 to 1966-01-14
Cmdt, School of Land and Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Commodore Homi Shapurji Ratnagar (1588 GD(P))1961-06-06 to 1966-01-12
Director (Equipment), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Gurbachan Singh (1779 LGS)1962-12-19 to 1967-05-24
Director (Guided Weapons), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Sarosh Jehangir Dastur (1792 F(P))1963-01-01 to 1967-01-01
Director (Operations), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Maurice Barker (1691 F(P))1963-01-12 to 1966-08-09
Director (Ops, Transport), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))1962-06-01 to 1966-12-31
Director (Signals), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Kanianthra Alexander Joseph (2960 SIGS)1962-01-01 to 1965-08-21
Dy Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Commodore Kasargod Sadanand Bhat (1747 GD(P))1963-12-23 to 1966-06-20
Participant (5rd Course), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Commodore Ramachandra Balaji Godkhindi (1760 GD(P))1965-01-01 to 1965-01-30 - Died in Service
SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1965-01-14 to 1967-01-25
--------do---------NagpurAir Commodore Krishna Mahesh Agerwala (1648 F(N))1963-06-26 to 1965-01-14
SASO, Central Air CommandCalcuttaAir Commodore Murat Singh Aulakh (1660 GD(P))1965-01-14 to 1968-01-08
SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Commodore Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))1963-08-05 to 1966-01-12
SASO, Training CommandBangaloreAir Commodore Jagdev Chandra (1612 GD(P))1963-01-12 to 1965-12-01
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Commodore Keki Nadirshah Gocal (1764 GD(P))1963-12-26 to 1967-11-01

Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.