Gentleman cadets take oath, commissioned as Army Officers

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Gaya (Bihar), Dec 10 (ANI): The Officers Training Academy (OTA), Gaya organised its 12th Passing Out Parade ceremony in honour of 131 Gentleman Cadets of the Technical Entry Course Serial-30 (TES-30), who finished their military training in December 2014, and 17 Special Commission Officers (SCO) of Course Serial-39, who got commissioned in the Indian Army. The ceremony was attended by the family members of the cadets and military and civilian dignitaries. Afghan National Army's Chief of General Staff, Lieutenant General Mohammed Sharif Yaftali, was invited as the chief guest and the reviewing officer to the parade. The parade culminated with the Passing Out Course stepping on the shimmering stone of the 'Antim Pag' (the 'Final Step') who were then administered the oath by the Adjutant of the Academy in presence of the Chief Guest, Chief Host, Commandant and other dignitaries The badges of officers' rank were then placed on the shoulders of the newly commissioned officers by their parents and close relatives.

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