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Air Marshal Suraj Kumar Jha assumes charge as Air Officer-in-charge

Air Marshal Suraj Kumar Jha (AVSM) has assumed the appointment of Air Officer-in-charge at Air Headquarters on August 1
Air Marshal Suraj Kumar Jha
Air Marshal Suraj Kumar Jha

New Delhi: Air Marshal Suraj Kumar Jha has assumed the appointment of the Air Officer-in-charge at Air Headquarters on August 1. The Air Marshal was commissioned in the Fighter stream of IAF on June 8, 1984. In a career spanning 37 years, the Air Officer has flown over 2,900 hours, including operational flying on a wide variety of fighter aircraft in the inventory of IAF.

During his career, he has held numerous important appointments. He was the Commanding Officer of a front-line fighter squadron and has also commanded a premier fighter base. As an Air Vice-Marshal, he held the coveted appointments of Air Officer Commanding Advance Headquarters, Commandant of College of Air Warfare, Assistant Chief of Integrated Defence Staff at Head Quarter IDS, and Joint Secretary (Air) at the newly established Department of Military Affairs under Ministry of Defence. As an Air Marshal prior to taking over the present appointment, he was Deputy Chief of the Air Staff at Air HQ. The Air Marshal is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College Wellington.


In recognition of his service, the Air Marshal was awarded Mention-in-Despatches in 1999 for Kargil Ops and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in 2021.

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