Published On : Fri, Mar 7th, 2014

Chief of AIR staff visits “NAGPUR TERRIERS”

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THE CHIEF OF AIR STAFF AIR CHIEF MARSHAL ARUP RAHA, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC BEING INTRODUCED TO SENIOR MOST JCO OF 118 TA BN BY COL VINEET MITTAL, COMMANDING OFFICER, 118 TA BN AT SITABULDI DURING HIS VISIT ON 05 MAR 14.

THE CHIEF OF AIR STAFF AIR CHIEF MARSHAL ARUP RAHA, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC BEING INTRODUCED TO SENIOR MOST JCO OF 118 TA BN BY COL VINEET MITTAL, COMMANDING OFFICER, 118 TA BN AT SITABULDI DURING HIS VISIT ON 05 MAR 14.

Nagpur News : Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC, Chief of the Air Staff alongwith Mrs Lily Raha, President  of the Air Force  Wives Welfare Association (Central) visited the Historic Sitabuldi Fort.  The Air Chief was accompanied by Air Marshal P Kanakraj, AVSM, VSM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Maintenance Command and Mrs Usha Kanakraj, President AFWWA (Regional).

During the visit Air chief was given a detailed account of the “Battle of Sitabuldi” by Colonel Vineet Mittal, Commanding Officer, 118 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) GRENADIERS and was shown the Sitabuldi Fort.  The Chief evinced keen interest and was very inquisitive all through his visit.

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THE CHIEF OF AIR STAFF DONNING “NAGPUR TERRIERS“ CAP IS BEING PRESENTED REPLICA OF PAINTING DEPICTING THE BATTLE OF SEETABULDEE.

  He also complimented the unit for excellent upkeep of the Fort and unit area.  It was for the first time that a service chief visited the ”NAGPUR TERRIERS” and this visit would get enshrined in the glorious history of the unit which celebrates its 75th  Anniversary in August this year.

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