APS Cover Dec 2019 –Golden Jubilee 15th Engineer Regiment

APS Cover Dec 2019 –Golden Jubilee 15th Engineer Regiment

APS Cover issued on 23 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 15th Engineer Regiment.

APS Cover Ser No 42/19.

APS CVR 42-19 15 ENGR
APS COVER DEC 2019- 15 ENGINEER REGIMENT.

APS Cover Dec 2019 –Diamond Jubilee 7th Battalion The Mahar Regiment

APS Cover Dec 2019 –Diamond Jubilee 7th Battalion The Mahar Regiment

APS Cover issued on 14 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee 7th Battalion The Mahar Regiment. It was raised on 10 Dec 59 as a “Machine Gun Battalion”.

APS Cover Ser No 41/19.

APS CVR 41-19 7 MAHAR
APS COVER DEC 2019 – 7TH BATTALION MAHAR REGIMENT.

APS Cover Nov 2019 – Platinum Jubilee 10 Mech Inf Battalion

APS Cover Nov 2019 – Platinum Jubilee 10 Mech Inf Battalion

APS Cover issued on 03 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of 10 Mechanised Infantry Battalion (20 Maratha Light Infantry). It was raised in 1949 as part of Baroda State Force. It was equipped with APC Skot’s during 1971 Operations and was awarded Theatre Honour “Bejai”.

APS Cover Ser No 38/19.

APS CVR 38-10 MECH
APS Cover Dec 2019 -10 Mech Inf Bn.

APS Cover Nov 2019 – The Sikh Regiment Biennial Conference.

APS Cover Nov 2019 – The Sikh Regiment Biennial Conference.

APS Cover issued on 01 Nov 2019 on The Sikh Regiment’s 38th Battalion Commanders Biennial Conference. the Regiment has to its Credit 81 Battle /Theatre Honours, 10 Victoria Cross, 02 PVC, 03 Ashok Chakra among many other awards. The Cover shows the Sikh Regiment Contingent marching during Republic Day Parade at Rajpath New Delhi.

APS Cover Ser No 36/19.

APS CVR 36-19 SIKH
APS Cover Nov 19 -The Sikh 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 of UNPA Geneva 1998 – UN Peacekeeping.

Stamps of UNPA Geneva 1998 – UN Peacekeeping.

The United Nations Postal Administration issued two stamps (0.70 & 0.90) on the 50th Anniversary on United Nations Peacekeeping on 15 Sep 1998. Two First Day Covers cancelled at Geneva are listed. The stamps feature UN Peace Keepers with Children. The Cancellation also features a UN Peace Keeper with a Child.

UN PKF GENEVA1
UNPA GENEVA 1998- UN PEACEKEEPING 50 YEARS
UN PKF 98 GENEVA2
UNPA GENEVA 1998- UN PEACEKEEPING 50 YEARS

Stamps of UNPA Vienna 1998 – UN Peacekeeping.

Stamps of UNPA Vienna 1998 – UN Peacekeeping.

The United Nations Postal Administration issued two stamps (4S & 7S) on the 50th Anniversary on United Nations Peacekeeping on 15 Sep 1998. Two First Day Covers cancelled at Vienna are listed. The stamps feature UN Peace Keepers providing Medical aid and Food aid. The Cancellation features UN Peace Keeping Aircrafts.

UN PKF VIENNA
UNPA 1998- UN PEACEKEEPING 50 YEARS
UN PKF VIENNA1
UNPA 1998- UN PEACEKEEPING 50 YEARS