APS Cover Oct 2019 – Platinum Jubilee Ordnance Depot Avadi.

APS Cover Oct 2019 – Platinum Jubilee Ordnance Depot Avadi.

APS Cover issued on 09 Oct 2019 to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Ordnance Depot Avadi.

APS Cover Ser No 32/19.

APS CVR 32-19 ORD AVADI
APS CVR 2019- ORDNANCE DEPOT AVADI

APS Cover Oct 2019 – Golden Jubilee 218 Medium Regiment.

APS Cover Oct 2019 – Golden Jubilee 218 Medium Regiment.

APS Cover issued on 12 Oct 2019 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 218 Medium Regiment. The Regiment was raised on 01 Oct 1967. It is the First Bofors Regiment.

APS Cover Ser No 33/19.

APS CVR 33-19 218 MED
APS CVR 2019 -218 MEDIUM REGIMENT.

APS Cover Oct 2019 – Golden Jubilee 220 Field Regiment

APS Cover Oct 2019 – Golden Jubilee 220 Field Regiment.

APS Cover issued on 01 Oct 2019 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 220 Field Regiment. The Regiment was raised on 01 Oct 1968.

APS Cover Ser No 31/19.

APS CVR 31-19 220 MED
APS CVR Oct 2019- 220 Field Regiment

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

The National Defence Academy (NDA) located at Khadakwasla near Pune is one of the first Joint Services Institution in the World to impart combined training to officer cadets of all the three services. Its foundation stone was laid on 06 Oct 1949. Among the Alumni of NDA are Three Param Vir Chakra recipients and 12 Ashoka Chakra recipients. NDA has produced 11 Chiefs of Army Staff, 10 Chiefs of Naval Staff and 4 Chiefs of Air Force Staff. The Three Present Chiefs of Staff of Indian Army, Navy and Airforce are all from the same course NDA and this the second time that all three Chiefs are from NDA. On 30 Nov 2019, the 137th Course Passed out. Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore who won a Shooting Silver Medal at 2004 Olympic Games is an NDA alumni.

A Three Rupee Stamp was issued on 19 Feb 1999 to commemorate 50 Years of NDA. A First Day Cover cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed. The stamp and FDC feature the main building of NDA known as Sudan Block in memory of Martyrs in Sudan during the East African Campaign.

INDIA FDC NDA
INDIA FDC NDA 1999.

Stamps on Military History  – New Zealand 1984.

Stamps on Military History  – New Zealand 1984.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Military History on 07 Dec 1984.

24c – South Africa 1901        40c – France 1917.

NZ ARMY 1
NEW ZEALAND 1984 -MILITARY HISTORY.

58c -North Africa 1942.Three New Zealanders of 2nd New Zealand Divison were awarded  Victoria Cross.

70c -Korea and Southeast Asia 1952-70

NZ ARMY 2
NEW ZEALAND 1984 -MILITARY HISTORY.

Flags & Ensigns – Royal Navy Submarine Service – Great Britain 2001.

Flags & Ensigns – Royal Navy Submarine Service – Great Britain 2001.

The Royal Navy Submarine Service celebrated its centenary in 2001. A Miniature sheet commemorating Flags and Ensigns of Scotland Royal Navy Submarine was issued on 22 Oct 2001. The stamps feature Lion and Thistles. A First Day Cover is listed.

GB FDC FLAGS
GREAT BRITAIN 2001 – FLAGS & ENSIGNS-ROYAL SUBMARINE SERVICE.

Stamp on Marshal of The Indian Air Force Arjan Singh – India 2019.

Stamp on Marshal of The Indian Air Force Arjan Singh – India 2019.

India Post issued a Stamp on Marshal of The Indian Air Force Arjan Singh on 09 Oct 2019.  Marshal of The Indian AirForce Arjan Singh  DFC (15 Apr 1919-17 Sep 2017) was Chief of Air Force Staff from 1964-1969. He led Indian Air Force during 1965 War. in 1943 as acting Squadron Leader became Commanding officer of No 1 Squadron which took part in Arakan Campaign in Myanmar and he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

He was promoted to the rank of Air Chief Marshal and became the First IAF Chief to hold this rank, awarded Padma Vibhusan in 1966 and promoted to the rank of Marshal of The Indian Air Force in 2002.

INDIA 2019 ARJAN SINGH
INDIA 2019 -MARSHAL OF THE INDIAN AIR FORCE ARJAN SINGH