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Lieutenant General Devendra Sharma Takes Over as Chief of Staff HQ Western Command

Lieutenant General Devendra Sharma Takes Over as Chief of Staff  HQ Western Command


Lieutenant General Devendra Sharma, AVSM, SM  has taken over as Chief of Staff, Headquarters Western Command today. On taking over, the General laid a wreath at Veer Smriti War Memorial and paid homage to the bravehearts  of Western Command.

Lt General Devendra Sharma is an alumnus of National Defence Academy and Indian Military Academy. In an illustrious career spanning over three decades, the General has held varied and significant appointments wherein he commanded an Armoured Regiment, an Armoured Brigade, an Infantry Division and a Corps, all in the Western Sector.

The General's staff tenures as a member of the prestigious Indian Military Training Team at Bhutan and the Chief Military Personnel Officer as part of the United Nation's Mission in West Africa, have been affirmative global projections.

The General's meritorious service has been recognised with the award of Sena Medal for Gallantry, Ati Vishist Seva Medal for Distinguished Service and also the United Nations Force Commander's Commendation.

As Chief of Staff at HQ Western Command, he will spearhead various operational and administrative initiatives across the Western theatre.