Kochi, Mar 3 (PTI) Rear Admiral Antony George assumed
charge as the new Chief of Staff of the Southern Naval Command
and Rear Admiral Rajesh Dhankhar as the Chief Staff Officer
(Training) of the SNC.
Both Flag Officers are alumni of the Indian Naval Academy
and were commissioned into the Indian Navy on July 1, 1987 and
July 1 1990 respectively, a defence release said here.
Rear Admiral George is an “Anti Submarine Warfare” (ASW)
specialist, who has served on board frontline ASW ships and
commanded the Missile Corvette INS Khanjar, as well as the
Guided Missile Frigate INS Tarkash.
As a Flag Officer, he served as the first Assistant Chief
of the Naval Staff (Staff Requirements) at Naval Headquarters
after which he took over as the Chief Staff Officer
(Training), SNC on February, 2020.
Rear Admiral Rajesh Dhankhar is a specialist in
Navigation and Direction and has served on frontline warships
as Navigating Officer and Operations Officer, the release
Rear Admiral George is a recipient of the Nao Sena Medal
and the Vishisht Seva Medal.
Rear Admiral Dhankhar is a recipient of Nau Sena Medal
(Gallantry) for undertaking non-combatant evacuation of Indian
and foreign personnel from Yemen as part of Operation Rahat in
April 2015, it said. PTI TGB APR
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