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Lt General Ashwani Kumar assumes charge as Adjutant General

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) In key appointments at the Army Headquarters here, Lieutenant-General Ashwani Kumar today took over as Adjutant General of the Army.
A former General Officer Commanding of Chetak Corps, Lieutenant-General Ashwani Kumar in his new appointment as a Principal Staff Officer to the Army Chief will be responsible for overseeing various extremely important functions of the Indian Army which will affect each and every Army personnel, serving or retired.
Earlier, he was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) by President Pranab Mukherjee during the Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The general is an alumnus of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He was commissioned into the Air Defence Artillery (now Army Air Defence) in June 1980.
He later commanded a Light Air Defence Regiment, which was actively involved in Operation Parakram.
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