Jammu: 31 March 2016
Crossed Swords Division at Akhnoor in its Pre-Raising Day celebration in run-up to the 51st Raising Day on 01 April 2016 organised a lively “Tornadoes” Motorcycle, Dog display and a Band show. ‘Tornadoes’ the motorcycle display team of Army Sevice Corps, raised in 1982 holds numerous World Records and has mention in the Gunnies and Limca books of World Records. The team while exhibiting extraordinary skill, courage, endurance and mental strength, jumped through various walls and fire based obstacles.
The dog show demonstrated how “Man’s Best Friend” marches step-by-step with our soldiers in all operations in varied terrain. The show included skills of trained tracker dogs, guard dogs and explosive detector dogs, who besides crossing various obstacles, detecting explosives and attacking undesirable personnel, showcased their skills required for multifarious other tasks. Army Band show was also organised, wherein the Army Band played various Nationalistic tunes and thrilled the crowd with joy.
The Crossed Swords Division is conducting these Pre Raising Day events to commemorate its 51 years of association with the locals of Akhnoor.