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Lt Gen KJ Singh superannuated in August, 2016 after 39 years of distinguished service. The General officer has commanded Western Command, an operationally committed Corps in North East, an Armoured Division in the Strike Corps, a T-90 Armoured Brigade and an elite Armoured Regiment - 63 Cavalry. He was Colonel of seven armoured regiments. He has attended the National Defence Course, Higher Command course and Defence Services Staff Course. He is currently holding the prestigious Ranjit Singh Chair of Excellence in the Panjab University,Chandigarh. He regularly writes for leading news papers. He has served in Counter Insurgency areas (Nagaland, Manipur, Assam, Arunachal, J&K and Punjab), Assam Rifles and with United Nations Peace Keeping Force in Angola. He has been awarded Chief of Army Staff Commendation and UN Force Commanders Citation for bravery for his UN tenure. The General officer has been awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal, Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal. The General officer has held key operational staff appointments at important formation HQs and Army HQs in Perspective Planning, Capability building and HRD. He has been on the faculty of Army War College, School of Armoured Warfare and Centre for UN Peacekeeping. Besides serving in remote areas of India, he has participated in defence diplomacy in 20 countries.

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