Saturday, January 23, 2010

Army Headquarters Transport Company Army Service Corps Awarded Vice Chief of Army Staff’s Unit Citation

Army Headquarters Transport Company, Army Service Corps has the honour of being presented with “Vice Chief of Army Staff’s Unit Citation” by the Vice Chief of Army Staff today. The unit was raised on 05th Jun 1942 and assigned the task of providing transport support to Army Headquarters The unit has been bestowed with the prestigious unit citation due to its sustained meritorious contribution and outstanding performance. The unit has adopted latest transport management techniques for optimising the use of transport with no scope for error and has always lived up to its motto “WE ARE THE BEST”. It has kept pace with the latest technology by installing a Staff Car Driving Simulator and ‘Nitrogen’ inflation of tyres of its vehicle fleet. Army Headquarters Transport Company, boasts of remaining functional round the clock all throughout the year with its full strength of road worthy fleet and is properly known as the “Company that Never Sleeps”.

Army Headquarters Transport Company, Army Service Corps also plays a pivotal role during events of National Importance viz Republic Day, Independence Day, Army Day, NCC Day and Army Commanders Conference/ Chiefs Conclave. An ISO 9001 : 2000 certified unit, it boosts of 01 Shaurya Chakra, 06 Vishist Seva Medals and over 850 Chief of Army Staff/Army Commendation Cards till date.

The Unit Citation was presented by Lt Gen PC Bhardwaj, PVSM, AVSM, VrC, SC, Vice Chief of Army Staff to Col Mukesh Chadha, VSM, Commanding Officer and Subedar Major Chanderama Singh of Army Headquarters Transport Company, Army Service Coprs. Also present during the occasion were Lt Gen Rajesh Kochhar, SM ,VSM, DG (Adm and Coord), Brig NC Badhani, DDG Adm and other officers of the unit.

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