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Sikkim: Indian Army flags off Eastern Command Trans Theatre Adventure

These activities will be conducted in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh under the aegis of the four Corps Headquarters under Eastern Command.

The flag-off ceremony of the Eastern Command Trans Theatre Adventure was conducted by the Indian Army’s Eastern Command Headquarters at Manan Kendra in Gangtok.

Governor Ganga Prasad, Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, General Officer Commanding, and Lieutenant General Tarun Kumar Aich jointly flagged off the Adventure by handing over the ‘Ice Axe’ baton to the leaders of the expedition teams.

The ECTTAA-2022 is a series of adventure activities to be undertaken by joint teams including civil and military members that starts from Mt. Jongsong Peak in the western extremities to Jachep La in the Eastern most part, all along the Northern Borders in the Eastern Command area of responsibility.

A total of four mountaineering expeditions, seven trekking expeditions, six cycling expeditions, and three rafting expeditions were planned over 78 days with 19 teams.

These activities will be conducted in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh under the aegis of the four Corps Headquarters under Eastern Command.

It may be mentioned here that the ECTTAA-2022 is a special effort of the Indian Army to include civilian members alongside military personnel in various expeditions to promote civil-military integration.

First Published: 26th August, 2022 18:30 IST

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