General Rawat inducted into his alma mater’s International Hall of Fame in US

Kansas: Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat was inducted into the International Hall of Fame at his alma mater, the Command, and General Staff College, here on Thursday.

The General, who is on a four-day official visit to the US, was accorded a military ceremony upon his return to the college in Fort Leavenworth, from where he graduated in 1997.

“General Bipin Rawat #COAS in an impressive military ceremony has been inducted into the prestigious International Hall of Fame at the Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth. #COAS is an alumnus of the College having graduated in 1997,” the Additional Directorate General of Public Information tweeted.

The US Embassy in India hailed it as a “great day” for the armies of both India and US, and tweeted, “A great day for the #USArmy and the #IndianArmy.

General Bipin Rawat, Indian Chief of the Army Staff, was inducted into the Command and General Staff College International Hall of Fame on Thursday.”

The Army Chief’s visit to the United States is aimed at giving impetus to military ties and enhancing strategic engagements between the two countries.

The functional experience gained during the visit is expected to further enhance the Indo-US relationship, read a statement issued by the Ministry of Defence on Monday.