IAF, on November 23, felicitated IAF’s oldest surviving officer Wg Cdr (Retd) Stanley Joseph Nazrath on his 90th birthday.

November 24, 2020, 7:56 PM

Wg Cdr (Retd) Stanley Joseph Nazrath and his wife (center) along with Indian Air Force officials in Nagpur

Wg Cdr (Retd) Stanley Joseph Nazrath and his wife (center) along with Indian Air Force officials in Nagpur

HQ Maintenance Command, IAF (Indian Air Force), on November 23, felicitated IAF’s oldest surviving officer Wg Cdr (Retd) Stanley Joseph Nazrath on his 90th birthday. He was commissioned in IAF in 1956 in No. 12 DEO (Direct Entry Officers) Course of Tech (Engg) branch and retired in 1982 from HQ MC, IAF, Nagpur.

During his service career, in addition to various operations units, Nazrath was also posted at NDA, Pune, and Air Force Technical College, Bangalore, as Chief Technical Instructor. He was instrumental in the merger of erstwhile four technical branches of IAF -Tech (Engg), Tech (Signals), Tech (Armament), and Tech (Elect) into present-day Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) and Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical). 

Nazrath is physically fit and mentally agile and leading a healthy lifestyle at the age of 90 years with his wife and children. Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, Nazrath and his wife defeated COVID-19 and became Corona Warriors despite their old age.  

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