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MARATHA LIGHT INFANTRY DAY AND THIRD CAVALRY VETERANS REUNION CELEBRATIONS :

Pune 04 Feb 17 (PCP NEWS) : Today the Maratha Light Infantry Day 2017 and Third Cavalry Veterans Reunion was celebrated at Pune and Ahmednagar. Lieutenant General P J S Pannu AVSM VSM, paid Homage to the Martyrs at the Maratha War Memorial.

The Armored Corps Center (ACC) Hosted Nagar Nostalgia 2017, where THIRD VETERANS REUNION was arranged. Veterans of Armored Corps came togethe. Amidst the picturesque and historical surroundings of Ahmednagar. Armored Corps Center and School hosted its elders constituting, retired officers, Junior Commissioned Officers, and Non Commissioned Officers, including a 89 years old senior most retired officer.

230 RECRUITS PASSED OUT IN GLORIOUS PASSING OUT PARADE AT ARMOURED CORPS CENTRE AND SCHOOL, AHMEDNAGARlt gen pjs pannu avsm vsm paying homage to martyrs at maratha war memoriallt gen pjs pannu avsm vsm congratulating the cyclist.cycle rally starting from sihagad to milkha singh stadium.

The Reunion that is scheduled after every five years saw the Establishment put forth a well charted and befitting program This year the Veterans witnessed an awe inspiring Passing Out Parade of 230 recruits epitomizing their training standards and level of motivation prior to joining their parent Regiments. The other commemorative event included paying of homage to our ‘Gallant soldiers who laid down their lives in service to the nation’ (Wreath Laying Ceremony) and a gutsy display of martial prowess by Young Soldiers (Tattoo). In keeping with the Cavalry traditions, a keenly contested Cycle Polo match between the Veterans and serving officers drew much cheer. The Reunion was marked by a number of other social events as well.

Veterans of the Armored Corps are custodians of its heritage. Armored Corps Center and School takes pride in their welfare and valuable contributions towards advise,guidance and suggestions. The Reunion brought out the cavalry spirit, bonhomie, camaraderie and nostalgia among-st all, that is the strength of this great organization. PCP/DJ 18 30

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