1st Agniveer batch of JAK LI regiment completes training

Srinagar: The first batch of Agniveers of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAK LI) Regiment completed their rigorous training.

To mark this historical event, a befitting ceremony was organised at the Nongrum Auditorium of the JAK LI Regimental Centre, which was witnessed by their proud parents and mentors who formed part of their 31 week long journey of training which transformed them from young boys to tough, confident and battle ready soldiers of the Indian Army, a statement issued here reads.

Donning the immaculate uniform and proudly flashing the, JAK LI insignia on their soldiers, the highly motivated & visibly elated Agniveers were ready to commence their challenging career and defend their motherland.  The Agniveers commenced their rigorous training on 01 Jan 2023.

Their training of 31 weeks has contributed towards their physical fitness and endurance, sharpened their senses, made them mentally robust and taught them the skills of a soldier capable to achieve victory in battle.

The training also focussed on building their character, imbibing Regimental traditions, military history and ethos, camaraderie and above all, an unrelenting spirit. The Agniveers will now join their battalions deployed across the country in varied operational roles.

Brigadier HS Burn, Commandant, The JAK LI Regt Centre extended his best wishes and congratulated the Agniveers on successful completion of their training.  He also extended his sincere thanks and gratitude to the parents of Agniveers for their contribution towards nation building & national security by devoting their sons to serve the motherland.

In addition to military training and developing ultimate sense of patriotism, the Agniveers were educated on important aspects of being responsible, accountable and contribute towards nation building. By virtue of the training, the Agniveers have developed an everlasting sense of team work, camaraderie, leadership and discipline. The confident Agniveers are well equipped and geared up to be the Force Multipliers of the nation and the Indian Army.

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