Europa stamps – Isle Of Man  -1988 -Transport & Communications

Europa stamps – Isle Of Man  -1988 -Transport & Communications

Isle of Man  issued a set of four stamps in Se-tenant pairs  on Europa theme on 14 Apr 1988 . The theme for 1988 was Transport and Communications. .

13p – Isle of Man -UK Optical Fibre Submarine Cable Link

22p – Isle of Man Earth Station & International Satellite Link

A FDC with the two se-tenant pairs is listed. The illustration on FDC features Optical Glass Fibres

FDC IOM EUROPA 88
FDC ISLE ON MAN – EUROPA 1988 -TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS

Submarines in Israel – Stamps of Israel 2017.

Submarines in Israel – Stamps of Israel 2017.

On the occasion of Philately Day Israel issued a set of three stamps on Submarines in Israel. The three submarines featured on stamps are S class Submarine, T Class Submarine and Gal Class Submarine.

S Class (British) – S 71 INS TANIN & S 73 INS RAHAV -1960’s

T Class (British) – INS Leviathan,INS Dakar,INS Dolphin – 1960’s to 1970’s

Gal Class (British ) – INS Gal , INS Tanin , INS Rahav – 1976-2002.

A FDC with the three stamps with Tabs on Philately Day featuring the Submarines in Israel are listed.

ISRAEL FDC SUBMARINES
FIRST DAY COVER -SUBMARINES IN ISRAEL -2017

The Service Cross Medals – Honoring Extra Ordinary Heroism – Stamps of USA 2016

The Service Cross Medals – Honoring Extra Ordinary Heroism – Stamps of USA 2016.

The USPS issued a set of four stamps on The Service Cross Medals -Honoring Extra Ordinary Heroism. The stamps were issued on 30 May 2016 . The Medals are

Distinguished  Service Cross – It is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to a member of United States Army (Previously to USA Air Forces also). Awarded for extra ordinary heroism.

Navy Cross– It is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to a members of United States Navy,U.S Marine Corps (Coast Guard when operating under authority of Navy). Awarded for extra ordinary heroism.

Air Force Cross- It is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to a member of United States Air Force. Awarded for extra ordinary heroism.

Coast Guard Cross– Military decoration of U.S Coast Guard.Established on 15 Oct 2010. For extra ordinary acts of heroism by a member of U S Coast Guard when not operating under the authority  of U S Navy.

A Sheet issued is listed below.

HONORING EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM
THE SERVICE CROSS MEDALS -HONORING EXTRA ORDINARY HEROISM -USA 2016

Special Cover India April 2018 – Canteen Stores Department 70 Years 

Special Cover India April 2018 – Canteen Stores Department 70 Years

A Special cover was issued at Mumbai on 07 April 2018 to commemorate 70 Years of Canteen Stores Department. It was started on 01 Apr 1948 for provisioning of Consumer goods  to Armed Forces Personnel,Veterans and their families through Pan India network of Depots.

SPL CVR MUM CSD 70
SPECIAL COVER MUMBAI -CANTEEN STORES DEPARTMENT 70 YEARS -APRIL 2018.

Army Postal Service Cover Dec 2017 -Golden Jubilee Indian Navy Submarine Arm – 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

Army Postal Service Cover Dec 2017 -Golden Jubilee Indian Navy Submarine Arm – 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