Commander-in-Chief, Royal Thai Air Force

Air Chief Marshal Maanat  Wongwat​
Commander-in-Chief, Royal Thai Air Force

 

Biographical​​ 
​Date and Place of Birth ​​​: 15 July 1960
First Name of Spouse : Dr.Wilaiporn Wongwat

​​Education
-  Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School (Class 20)
-  Royal Thai Air Force Academy (Class 27)
-  Master’s Degree of Aeronautical Engineering and Space HSBW 
   Germany
-  Flying Training School, RTAF
-  Squadron Officer School, RTAF (Class 70)
-  Air Command and Staff College, RTAF (Class 38) 
-  Air War College, RTAF (Class 44) 
-  National Defence College (Class 57)
-  The Rule Of Law Democracy (Class 6)​

Previous Assignment
-  Pilot Officer
-  Flying Officer
-  Flight Lieutenant
-  Squadron Leader
-  Wing Commander
-  Group Captain
-  Air Vice Marshal
-  Air Marshal
-  Air Chief Marshal​


Present AssignmentCommander-in-Chief, Royal Thai Air Force (since October 2019)

Previous Assignment

-  Deputy Commander (Technical Section), Wing 23
-  Deputy Commander (Administration Section), Wing 23
-  Deputy Director, Policy and Plans Division, 
   Directorate of Operations
-  Director, Organization Division, Directorate of Operations
-  Director, Policy and Plans Division, Directorate of Operations
-  Commander, Wing 7
-  Air Attaché to Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
-  Deputy Director of Operations, Directorate of Operations
-  Director, Office of Policy and Plans, Directorate of Operations
-  Deputy Director of Operations, Directorate of Operations 
-  Director of Operations, Directorate of Operations
-  Deputy Chief of the Air Staff
-  Chief of the Air Staff 

Decorations​-  Commander (Third Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand    
-  The Chakra Mala Medal
-  Commander (Third Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant   
-  Knight Commander (Second Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of   
   Thailand
-  Knight Commander (Second Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White 
   Elephant  
-  Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of   
   Thailand      
-  Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant ​



Honorary Wing Awarded-


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