New Delhi: Rear Admiral Antony George assumed charge as the Chief Staff Officer (Training) at Headquarters, Southern Naval Command in Kochi on February 20.
A graduate from St Stephen’s College, the Flag Officer was commissioned into the Indian Navy on July 1, 1987. An Anti Submarine Warfare Specialist, he hails from the district of Alappuzha in Kerala.
During his illustrious career spanning over 32 years, the Flag Officer has tenanted several important appointments, both at sea and ashore. His major sea assignments include the Fleet ASW Officer of the Western Fleet, Commands of the Missile Corvette INS Khanjar and the Guided Missile Frigate INS Tarkash (which he commissioned in Kaliningrad, Russia).
The Flag Officer has undergone the Advanced Command and Staff Course in UK and the Naval Higher Command Course at the Naval War College, Mumbai.
On promotion to Flag rank in October 2017, he was appointed as the first Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Staff Requirements), the post which he tenanted for over two years.