Friday, January 22, 2010
India to get new Army Chief
As India’s present Chief of Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor, retires from service on March 31, 2010, Lt Gen VK Singh, presently GOC-in-C, Eastern Command will take over as the next Chief of the Army Staff in the rank of General starting the same day. Singh was commissioned into the Rajput Regiment in 1970. During his long career, he has serviced in a variety of Command, Staff and Instructional appointments. Besides being an ‘Honours Graduate’ of the US Army Infantry School, Georgia, U.S, Singh studied at the Defense Services Staff College, the Army War College and the U.S Army War College, Carlisle.