Tuesday, 08 December, 2020 ; Agrahayan 17, 1942 260TH ARMY SERVICE CORPS DAY

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Tuesday, 08 December, 2020                                                                     Agrahayan 17, 1942

260TH ARMY SERVICE CORPS DAY

The Army Service Corps (ASC), the oldest and the largest administrative service in the Indian Army, is celebrating its 260th Corps day on 08 December 2020.  From a modest beginning during the rule of the East India Company, The Corps extended the scope of its activities, and now operates on land, water as well as in the air. 

   The Corps has been a back bone to the fighting forces campaigns in three continents and over all types of terrain from dry deserts to snowy mountains, jungles and high altitude areas.

The brave soldiers of Army Service Corps have been awarded 568 honors pre independence and one Maha Vir Chakra, 14 Vir Chakras, four Kirti Chakras, one Ashok Chakra, 21 Shaurya Chakras and 134 Sena Medals post-independence.  Army Service Corps has always encouraged worthy sport persons and takes immense pride in its four Arjuna Awardees, three Hockey Olympians, the daredevil ‘Tornado’ motorcycle team and various other distinguished players in the fields of Archery, Boxing, Aquatics and Equestrian Sports.

On the occasion of its 260th ASC Corps Day, Lieutenant General CP Mohanty, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Command compliment all ranks of Army Service Corps for their selfless dedication and devotion to duty.

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