Chief of Army Staff visits combat reaction training facility in Lahore Garrison

Rawalpindi, September 30, 2016 (PPI-OT):Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited a newly developed Combat Reaction Training in the close vicinity of Lahore Garrison. He was given a detailed briefing on the purpose built environment/ obstacles meant to impart module based all arms training to mechanized troops. While talking to troops, he exhorted all commanders to lay more emphasis on combat readiness emphasising that training in peace time is the only guarantor of averting and winning war if imposed.

While expressing his complete satisfaction over operational preparedness of the Army, COAS said that highest state of vigil is being maintained along LoC/WB and all along international border. Any misadventure by our adversary will meet the most befitting response from Pakistan. He said Pakistan can’t be coerced through any amount of malicious propaganda.

Earlier, the Chief of Army Staff also inaugurated Newly established Junior Campus of Garrison Academy, Lahore and attended their first school assembly. It was a special moment as COAS visited the premises of the School where he was a student 44 years ago (March 1967 – 1972). A large number of students, faculty members and Lahore Garrison Education System Staff were present on the occasion. He was accompanied by Commander Lahore Corps Lieutenant General Sadiq Ali.

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