Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Army Aviation Corps colour presentation on October 10 at Nashik

Pune: President of India Ram Nath Kovind will present the prestigious 'President's colour' to the Army Aviation Corps (AAC) at the Combat Army Aviation Training School (CAATS) in Nashik on October 10.
"Presentation of colour is acknowledgement of the meritorious service, rendered by the corps over the years, by the supreme commander of the Indian Armed Forces. It is a visible symbol of excellence and is earned through dedication and worthy contribution both during war and peace. The aviation crops is headed by Director General and Colonel Commandant of Army Aviation, Lieutenant General Kanwal Kumar," an official release issued by the Army Southern Command stated.
The ceremonial parade will be commanded by Brigadier Sarabjeet Singh BawaBhalla, Commandant, CAATS.
The Army Aviation Corps has proved their mettle and lived upto the motto of 'Swift and Sure' they have made their presence felt from the icy heights of Siachen Glacier to the Ran of Kutch. Various senior dignitaries are expected to grace the occasion the ceremony will also include fly past by Army Aviation Helicopters.
The corps came into being on November 1, 1986, and was immediately inducted into "Operation Pawan". It was truly a baptism by fire and the corps responded with pride and elan. With the Chetak helicopters taking on the logistic tasks, the Cheetahs christened as Ranjits, operated aggressively mounted with their medium machine guns.
15/10/19 Sandip Dighe/Times of India
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