APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee 125 SATA Regiment

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee 125 SATA Regiment

APS Cover issued on 03 Nov 2018 to mark Diamond Jubilee of 125 SATA Regiment. It was raised on 01 Aug 1958.

APS Cover Ser No 26/18

APS COVERS 2018-26 125 SATA
APS COVERS NOV 2018-125 SATA REGIMENT.
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APS Cover Nov 2018 -The Deccan Horse – Centenary of Jordan Valley Day

APS Cover Nov 2018 -The Deccan Horse – Centenary of Jordan Valley Day

APS Cover issued on 03 Nov 2018 to commemorate Centenary of Jordan Valley Day  The Deccan Horse was raised in 1790 as part of Military treaty between East India Company and Nizam of Hyderabad.

In 1918 during the Second World War 29th Lancers (Deccan Horse) and 20th Deccan Horse were deployed as part of British Expeditionary Forces under General Allenby in Jordan Valley. On 23 Sep 1918 in a gallant action near village Khan-e-Sumariyeh Risaldar Badlu Singh inflicted heavy casualties on the enemy and forced them to surrender. He made the supreme sacrifice and was awarded The Victoria Cross, the highest gallantry award of British Empire. The Deccan Horse was awarded the Theatre Honour “Palestine”

23 Sep is celebrated as Jordan Valley Day every year by Deccan Horse. A Special APS cover was released in 2018 to commemorate the centenary of Jordan Valley Day.

APS Cover Ser No 25/18.

APS COVERS 2018-25 DECCAN HORSE
APS COVERS 2018-THE DECCAN HORSE-CENTENARY JORDAN VALLEY DAY & VICTORIA CROSS.

 

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee No 29 Squadron Indian Air Force.

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee No 29 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover issued on 18 Oct 2018 to mark Diamond Jubilee of No 29 Squadron Indian Air Force. It was formed on 10 Mar 1958 and christened as “Scorpios”. The crest of the Squadron is Black Scorpion.

APS Cover Ser No 24/18

APS COVERS 2018-24
APS COVERS OCT 2018 -NO 29 SQUADRON INDIAN AIR FORCE.

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee No 35 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee No 35 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover issued on 16 Oct 2018 to mark Diamond Jubilee of No 35 Squadron Indian Air Force. It was formed on 10 Aug 1958 and christened as “Rapiers”. The crest of the Squadron is Rapier – a double-edged sword.

APS Cover Ser No 23/18

APS COVERS 2018-23
APS COVERS OCT 2018 – NO 35 SQUADRON INDIAN AIR FORCE.

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee -First Battalion The Bihar Regiment.

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee -First Battalion The Bihar Regiment.

First Battalion The Bihar Regiment was initially raised as a Territorial Army in 1923 and named 11/19 Hyderabad Regiment. In 1939 it was embodied on the outbreak of WW II. The Battalion was rechristened as First Bihar Regiment on 15 Sep 1941.

First Battalion The Bihar Regiment took part in Burma Operations in 1945-46. It was awarded the Battle Honours “HAKA” and “GANGAW” & Theatre Honour “BURMA”. It was also awarded Battle Honour “BATALIK” and Theatre Honour “KARGIL” during Kargil War of 1999.

APS issued a cover on 09 Jan 2019 to mark its Platinum Jubilee of raising.

Cover no 02/2019.

APS COVER 1 BIHAR 2019
APS COVER 2019 -FIRST BATTALION THE BIHAR REGIMENT.

51st Anniversary Indian Navy Submarine Arm 2018 -Army Postal Service Cover Dec 2017 – Gallantry Awards

APS Cover Dec 2017 -Golden Jubilee Indian Navy Submarine Arm – Gallantry Awards

Indian Navy’s Submarine arm celebrates Golden Jubilee in 2017 with the Commissioning of “INS KALVARI”. A Cover was released on 08 Dec 2017 on Gallantry Award Winners.

Vir Chakra – 1971 War – Cdr V S Shekhawat and Cdr R J Millan were commanding Kalvari class submarines.

Shaurya Chakra – Narain Attimarad ,LME

Nao Sena Medal (NM) – Lt Vinod Krishna Chaudhary.

APS NAVY 17-65
APS COVERS DEC 2017 – GALLANTRY AWARD WINNERS SUBMARINE ARM 1971 WAR

 

51st Anniversary Indian Navy Submarine Arm 2018-Army Postal Service Cover Dec 2017 – Gallantry Awards Mahavir Chakra

APS Cover Dec 2017 -Golden Jubilee Indian Navy Submarine Arm – Gallantry Awards Mahavir Chakra

Indian Navy’s Submarine arm celebrates Golden Jubilee in 2017 with the Commissioning of “INS KALVARI”. A Cover was released on 08 Dec 2017 on Gallantry Award Winners.

Maha Vir Chakra – 1971 War -Cdr MNR Samant.

APS NAVY 17-66
APS COVERS DEC 2017 – MAHAVIR CHAKRA AWARD WINNER SUBMARINE ARM