Thursday, October 30, 2008

Corps of Signals: War trophy presentation


1. Lt Gen MN Batra, PVSM (Retd) visited DG Sigs on 20 Aug 2008 alongwith him Lt Gen SL Mehrotra (Retd) and Lt Gen VC Khanna, PVSM (Retd) ex SOs-in-Cs.

2. Lt Gen MN Batra, PVSM (Retd) presented a Souvenir .38 Bore (.38 S & W CTG) Revolver, SMITH & WESSON (Made in USA) for the Corps Museum. After the presentation, the Gen Offr addressed all offrs of DG Sigs giving his memoirs of WW II and insight of his service in various parts of world including deserts of Africa. A brief overview of how the Corps had emerged and build up with details of technology at that time was highlighted. It was a lucid talk which had the audience rapt with attention.

3. In the end, the SO-in-C presented the Corps Memento and Corps Tie to all three Gen Offrs. A Central tea was org at DG Sigs for the Gen Offrs. All offrs wished the veteran information warriors the very best of luck and fondly cherished their life long contribution to the Corps.

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