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Assam Regimental Centre holds attestation parade

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

SHILLONG, May 14: In its platinum jubilee year, 295 recruits of 315 batch of the Assam Regimental Centre participated in a magnificent attestation parade on Saturday.

The scintillating ceremony was conducted at Parson Parade Ground. Assam Regimental Centre. The Parade was reviewed by Lieutent General Subrata Saha, Deputy Chief of Army Staff (P&S) and Colonel of the Assam Regiment & Aruchal Scouts.

The parade was graced by the proud parents and relatives of the passing out trainees. A large number of military dignitaries and civilian guests were also present.

In his address to the attested young soldiers, the reviewing officer extolled the virtues of selfless service to the tion and recounted the contributions of the North East and Assam Regiment towards tion building.

The Assam Regimental Centre was raised on 15 June 1941.

In its glorious history, the regiment has earned Seven Battle Honours, three Theatre Honours, nine Chief of Army Staff citations, 23 Army Commanders citations and two United tions citations. 55 Individual Honours and Awards Pre Independence and 1548 Post-Independence.

Complementing the passing out batch for their immaculate standards, Lieutent General Saha encouraged the warriors from the North East to persevere in pursuit of excellence.

Lt Gen Saha announced that the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the regiment will be held from 16 to 19 November 2016. Colours will be presented to 16 & 17 Assam and 1 and 2 Aruchal scouts at ARC Shillong during the occasion.

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