It was 17th March, 2012 warm summer early morning 4.00 am, I was rushing towards OTA-Officers Training Academy, Chennai to attend my friend's POP-Passing out Parade for his short service commission SSC(T)-36. I went into the academy with his parents as the gate pass was with them only to enter into the parade ground. The parade ground is so vast and the name of the ground was Major Parameshwaran ground. We got settled in a seat to view the parade and the parade was planned to start at 6.30 am in the morning.
Proud to be an Army Officer Parents:-
While waiting for the parade, I saw so many families with proud eyes to see their own son going to serve for our mother land.
Faces with proudness and smiles were seen. I saw so many officers in uniform and badges. Its a different feel for a civilian to see the army officers in uniform.
Yes, that's the time 6.30 am, the Major Parameshwaran block gate was opened and the gentlemen cadets marched towards the parade…