Lieutenant General A K Choudhary has taken charge of Director General Military Operations.
Choudhary is an alumnus from NDA and IMA and was commissioned on 22 Dec 1974. With a distinguished career, in both Command and staff assignments, he was commissioned into the MAHAR Regiment . Gen Choudhary has held various command, Staff and Instructional appointments with a vast operational experience.
He has the distinction of Commanding 12 MAHAR in J&K, 8 Assam Rifles in Manipur, 10 Sector Rashtriya Rifles in J&K and IGAR (South) in Manipur and GOC of Corps in Western Theatre. Besides his Grade 3, Grade 2 and Grade 1 Staff at Formation level, he was Colonel GS of 20 Mountain Division, BGS 16 Corps, DDG MO (A) and ADGMI (A) at Army HQ prior to taking over the reins of the Rising Star Corps.
He has also been an instructor at the Senior Command Wing at Army War College, Mhow.