• Fri. Mar 1st, 2024

EASTERN COMMAND CELEBRATES VETERAN DAY

The 8th Tri Services Armed Forces Veterans Day was celebrated by Headquarter Eastern Command on 15 Jan 2024. This day is celebrated every year as a mark of respect and recognition of the services and sacrifices rendered by the Veterans. To mark this occasion in a befitting manner, a wreath laying ceremony was organised wherein Lieutenant General Gurmit Singh, Governor of Uttarakhand, Lieutenant General Ram Chander Tiwari, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command and Veterans from all three Services paid their homage to the bravehearts in a solemn ceremony at Vijay Smarak, Fort William, Kolkata.

The Services by virtue of being a close knit family, take pride in caring for its Veterans Community. Indian Army recognizes the sacrifices and hard work of its retired personnel and has undertaken a number of initiatives aimed at their welfare. As a mark of respect to their invaluable contribution in the task of nation building and honouring their sacrifices, India Army carries out regular programmes covering various aspects of their needs and requirements throughout the Country. In Eastern Command this year also special programmes are being conducted which include medical camps, awareness programmes on various initiatives in the field of job placement, skill development, education facilities, pension entitlement and other related issues to help the Veterans.

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