Kohima, January 15 (NEx): On the occasion of 73rd Army Day 2021, the 3rd Battalion of the Naga Regiment has been conferred with the Chief of Army Staff Unit Citation award for exemplary performance in the Service of the Nation during the year 2020.
The PRO (Def) Kohima Lt Col Sumit K Sharma informed that 3rd Naga Regiment is the Youngest Battalion in the Regiment & was raised in the year 2009 at Ranikhet, nestled among the Kumaon Hills, home of the Kumaon and Naga Regiment. Since then, raising the Battalion in a short span of 11 years has excelled at every given opportunity and acquitted itself with absolute professionalism in all spheres of soldiering.
This year, 23 units of the Indian Army have been conferred with the coveted honour on the occasion of the Army Day-2021.
The Chief of the Army Staff Unit Citation award was received by Colonel Bimlesh, SM & Subedar Major Senrun Elvenson Anal, on behalf of the 3rd Battalion of Naga regiment, today during the Army Day Parade in New Delhi.