Army Chief General V K Singh has become the first Indian officer to have been inducted into the US Army War College’s ‘Hall of Fame’. The honour was extended to the Army Chief during his six-day visit to the US from March 6-12.
All officers from foreign countries, who rise to head their respective Armies, after attending a course at the US Army War College, are extended this honour, an Army release said here. General Singh had attended the college as a Brigadier in 2001-02 and was awarded a masters degree in Strategic Studies is awarded on completion of the course.
As part of the honour, his photograph has been placed in the portals of the college. On the occasion, Gen Singh also delivered a talk on ‘Strategic and Defence Leadership’ to the students of College, where he highlighted the future challenges, which will be faced by future leaders.