Jammu and Kashmir News
Jammu, July 15: Lt Gen Philip Campose, Vice Chief of the Army Staff visited Jammu and the Crossed Swords Division on 15 July 2015. The Vice Chief was received by Major General Kulpreet Singh, General Officer Commanding, Crossed Swords Division, Major General Sanjeev Narain, General Officer Commanding, Tiger Division and Air Commodore Ashutosh Lal, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station, Jammu at Technical Area Jammu. During the visit the Vice Chief paid homage and rich tribute to the brave martyrs of the Crossed Swords Division at the ‘Warriors’ Grove’. He later interacted with the officers and men of the Division and was also briefed on the security dynamics along the International Border and Line of Control in the area by Major General Kulpreet Singh.
Thereafter the Vice Chief of the Army Staff visited the forward location of Rakhmuthi and addressed the troops in a special Sainik Sammelan where he applauded the efforts of the men in ensuring peace and the defence of the country and for placing the call of duty above all while serving the motherland. The General Officer bestowed his best wishes to the units in the forward areas and exhorted all ranks to rededicate themselves to the service of the nation.