A Passing Out Parade was held at The Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, Leh on 14 September 2017 to mark the entry of 82 well trained recruits into the Ladakh Scouts Regiment as Young Soldiers.
The ceremony conducted in consonance with the highest traditions of the Indian Army, was reviewed by Major General MJS Tiwana, Chief of Staff, Fire & Fury Corps and was attended by a large number of service personnel, civil dignitaries and parents of recruits. The young Nunnus, hailing from all regions of Ladakh, took oath in unison to serve for the supreme cause of the Nation.
The Reviewing Officer congratulated the Young Soldiers for the impressive parade and urged them to devote their life in service to the Nation as proud soldiers of the Indian Army. He also congratulated the proud parents to have motivated their wards to join the Regiment and complemented the Ladakh Scouts personnel for their outstanding performance in all spheres and their exceptional valour and sacrifice while upholding sovereignty of the Nation in Ladakh. He exhorted the Young Soldiers to continue to strive hard in pursuit of excellence in all spheres and take a solemn vow to defend the sovereignty of the Nation against all odds in the true spirit signified by the ethos of the Indian Army.
The young Riflemen were awarded medals for their outstanding performance during the training. Gaurav Padak was also presented to the parents of the Young Soldiers witnessing the Passing Out Parade. It was indeed a proud moment for the kin of these recruits who had arrived from far flung areas to witness the grand ceremony.
By: Scoop News
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