Jammu : 09 October 2016, Lieutenant General AK Sharma, assumed command of the elite White Knight Corps from Lieutenant General RR Nimbhorkar, who is proceeding on posting after being in command for 14 months.
In his farewell message, Lieutenant General Nimbhorkar complimented all ranks of White Knight Corps for their professionalism and dedication and thanked the civil administration for the excellent synergy with the Armed Forces.
Lieutenant General AK Sharma, was commissioned in 1980 into 2 SIKH a unit which he later commanded on the line of control and during OP PARAKRAM. An alumnus of DSSC Wellington, Army War College and National Defence College, he has also attended Terrorism & Security Studies Course in Germany. He commanded a Mountain Brigade in the North East, an Infantry Brigade Group in UN Mission in Congo and a CIF in J&K.
The General officer has been decorated with YSM, SM and COAS Commendation Card. Before taking charge of White Knight Corps the General officer tenanted the appointment of Director General of Recruiting.
On taking over, exhorted all ranks of White Knight Corps to continue with the same zeal and enthusiasm and always be combat ready.