National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 25 February 2018
Meeting of Minds. General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff hosted lunch for Veterans at Army House today for interaction & value inputs for overall betterment. Attended by more than 350 veterans officers (all below Colonels), JCOs, NCOs & Jawans, the event was mutually assuring. It was an honour & heartening to see nonagenarian veterans moving proudly and interacting, truly ONCE A SOLDIER, ALWAYS A SOLDIER. With value inputs & ground echoes, AWHO, AWES, ECHS, PS Dte, DIAV and many in service of Veterans will gain further momentum for enduring Samman (Honour), Swasthya (Health), Sahuliyat (Convenience) & Sambandh (Relationship) with our esteemed veterans.