Lt Gen Manjinder Singh. Twitter
The command's country of work covers Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and parts of Jammu.
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Lieutenant General Manjinder Singh took implicit arsenic the Chief of Staff (CoS) of the Western Command connected Thursday, a defence spokesperson said here. After arriving astatine the bid headquarters, Singh laid a wreath and paid homage astatine 'Veer Smriti' War Memorial, the authoritative said successful a statement.
The command's country of work covers Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and parts of Jammu, helium said. Lt Gen Singh is an alumnus of the Sainik School Kapurthala, National Defence Academy and the Indian Military Academy. He was commissioned into 19 Madras regiment connected December 20, 1986, the spokesperson said.
In an illustrious vocation spanning implicit 34 years, Singh has served successful delicate operational sectors and precocious altitude terrain, the authoritative said. He commanded his battalion successful an aggravated counter-insurgency situation successful J&K, an infantry brigade astatine the Line of Control and an infantry part arsenic portion of a onslaught corps, the spokesperson added.
During his service, the spokesperson said, the General has been an teacher astatine the Indian Military Academy and the Indian Military Training Team successful Bhutan. For his exemplary enactment and devotion to work towards the nation, the General has been decorated with the Yudh Seva Medal successful 2015 and the Vishist Seva Medal successful 2019, helium added.