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Over 370 officers commissioned into Army

Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 18:44

Chennai: Over 370 men and women were on Saturday commissioned into the Indian Army as officers after a passing out parade at the Officers Training Academy.

Lt Gen VK Ahluwalia, GOC-in C, Central Command, reviewed the passing out parade at OTA. Eighteen cadets from Afghanistan also graduated as officers.

Cadet Under Officer Abhinav Shulka was adjudged the best performer in the course.

The academy`s Officiating Commandant Maj Gen UM Rajavelu was also present during the function.

The 650-acre Officers Training Academy here trains cadets as officers, acquainting them with physical training, drill endurance training, weapon training, academics, radio communication supplemented by military history, communication skills and military etiquette.


First Published: Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 18:44

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