"Need for Expert Medical Guidance for Military Selection & Training," Says Col. IVS Gahlot, Former CO, MH Khadakwasla
Col. IVS Gahlot (Retd), a former CO, MH Khadakwasla spoke to MVI on the need to incorporate the advice of military medical professionals as part of the selection & training procedure for soldiers & officer cadets.
"It is my personal observation that there is a serious lacuna in our training system where the professional advice and guidance of the dedicated medical authorities is either not being sought or optimally utilised, resulting in avoidable relegations."
This is an abstract of a talk delivered by Col Vinay Dalvi, Founder/Director of MVI, at the Sports Authority of India Conference (SAICON) at New Delhi in December 2017. Reproduced here for the larger benefit of the Indian military fraternity.
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.
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.
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.