In an impressive Passing Out Parade at the Guards Regimental Centre Kamptee, the recruits of the 119th course became proud soldiers of the Brigade of the Guards. They took the solemn oath to protect the country even at the peril of their lives. The parade was reviewed by Brigadier Pankaj Malhotra, Commandant of the Guards Regimental Centre, Kamptee. The event was witnessed by parents and relatives of the recruits who came from far flung areas of the country.
Addressing the recruits, the Commandant commended the recruits for an immaculate parade. He exhorted them to remain physically fit, mentally alert and proficient in their trades. He stressed that the recruits make the foundation of the Army. He urged them to follow the footsteps of their gallant predecessors and said that a soldier should leave no stone unturned to remain worthy of the respect, love and support of our great nation.
He gave away medals to the outstanding performers of the Course. The coveted Best Recruit Trophy was awarded to Recruit Uttam who hails from Bhiwani district in Haryana.