Dr. Craig Bryan is the director of the Division of Recovery and Resilience and also heads trauma and suicide prevention programs at Ohio State University. He spoke to MVI on military suicide and potential remedial measures in this exclusive interview.
Interview: Addressing Stress Related Issues in the Indian Army with Brig. Rajiv Williams, YSM (Retd)
To address the perceived surge in stress levels within the rank and file of the Indian Army, Brigadier Rajiv Williams, YSM (Retd), a decorated veteran, academic, author and renowned defence and national security analyst spoke to MVI on military mental health…
The quality of 'Professional Military Education' in the Indian Armed Forces has been a long pending area of discourse, with the subject only recently coming to the arena of public discussion. Part-2 of this debate continues to bring a diversity of views on PME.
The quality of 'Professional Military Education' in the Indian Armed Forces has been a long pending area of discourse, with the subject only recently coming to the arena of public discussion. This debate aims to bring a diversity of Tri-Service views on PME.
This profile is dedicated to Brigadier Basant K Ponwar (Retd) for his outstanding services in the 1971 Indo-Pak War for the liberation of Bangladesh and over half a century of ongoing contributions to the nation's Counter-Insurgency efforts.
Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan chose to lead from the front, displaying unflinching courage and unique character. These characteristics becoming of an officer, did not merely come out on display during the moment of truth but was a part of his core nature from a very young age.
An article by IAF veteran and security analyst, Group Captain TP Srivastava (Retd) headlined: ‘Indo-US Military Alliance: BECA’ has sparked a diversity of views and initiated a healthy debate among defence and foreign policy analysts.
The ongoing standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has once again brought the focus on the need for ‘Theatre Commands’ in order to ensure seamless ‘Tri-service cohesion’ and ‘coordination’ in the event of hostilities. Experts weigh in the 'pros' and 'cons' of said proposal.
Do Indian Generals of the day have the spunk to tell the Govt of the day: "Pay the national insurance premium for national security now or face disintegration. Do not expect the Armed Forces to starve by tightening its belt."
Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels: Senior Serving Officers Respond to the DMA’s Double Bogey! (Part-2)
The debate over the 'contentious' development regarding the DMA proposed 'retirement' & 'pension' policy continues with 'bombshell' responses by two senior officers presently serving in the Indian Army.
The recent letter by the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) on 'retirement' & 'pension' policy has irked several...in both the Veteran and Serving Fraternities, many of whom have vehemently opposed lopsided nature of these policy considerations in this 'No Holds Barred' debate by (MVI)
The long-standing complaints against OFB for its failure to produce quality products, especially arms and ammunition for the military need serious consideration. Both veterans and a serving officer have voiced their opinions in this ballistic debate on OFB corporatisation.
'Tenzing Norgay' Awardee Col. Sarfraz Singh spoke to MVI's Aritra Banerjee about his dare devil achievements in the highly specialised field of adventure sports, in his first interview since receiving the highest national honour.