Senior Officers of the IAF - 1966 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Chief Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))1966-01-15 to 1969-07-15
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))1964-08-01 to 1966-01-14
Cmdt, National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))1966-01-10 to 1966-12-12
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 F(P))1966-01-15 to 1966-09-01
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))1966-12-13 to 1969-06-18
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi (1592 GD(N))1963-01-01 to 1966-11-10
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))1966-11-11 to 1969-08-08
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandCalcuttaAir Vice Marshal Kundan Lal Sondhi (1566 GD(P))1966-03-05 to 1966-12-31
--------do---------CalcuttaAir Vice Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1963-06-10 to 1966-03-04
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Ranjan Dutt (1594 GD(P))1966-10-28 to 1968-03-31
--------do---------ShillongAir 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
--------do---------BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))1966-08-10 to 1969-08-22
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))1964-10-01 to 1966-03-04
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1966-03-05 to 1968-02-29
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))1964-12-01 to 1967-02-17
Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))1966-08-09 to 1968-06-18
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 F(P))1964-10-01 to 1968-02-29
Director (Policy and Plan, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))1966-08-10 to 1968-04-09
Director (Signals), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Kanianthra Alexander Joseph (2960 SIGS)1966-03-01 to 1970-01-24
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Vishwanath Ramkrishna Damle (5994 MED)1964-04-28 to 1966-03-02
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Shailendra Nath Chatterjee (10302 MED)1966-03-03 to 1968-08-01
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

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