Jammu : Lieutenant General Philip Campose, AVSM, VSM, Army Commander Western Command accompanied by Mrs Sayona Philip, Regional President Army Wife’s Welfare Association (AWWA) visited Rising Star Garrison, today. They were received by Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, VSM, Corps Commander, Rising Star Corps and Mrs Neerupma Bakshi at the Headquarters.
The Army Commander was briefed by the GOC Rising Star Corps on operational preparedness, training, administration and various other aspects of the Corps. Later the Army Commander addressed all the Officers where he gave an insight into the present environmental realties and challenges it posses for the Army. He was hopeful that men in uniform will ever be ready to live upto the expectations of the nation.
In a separate function, Mrs Sayona Philip interacted with the families of the Garrison. She was also briefed about the various welfare activities being undertaken for empowerment of Women/ Veer Naries with emphasis on vocational skills, interior economy, computer training, medical care and coaching of children in the Rising Star Corps.