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Gurkha Company (Sittang) receive their new Commanding Officer

12th January 2021

Gurkha Company (Sittang) receive their new Commanding Officer

Last week Gurkha Company Sittang (GC(S)) welcomed the new Station Commander, Commanding Officer Sandhurst Support Unit (SSU) Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Hull.

Major Shureshkumar Thapa MVO (Officer Commanding GCS) delivered a brief and the intent was to give her an insight into GC(S) history, role with Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, current and future commitments, and enduring vision for sustainment.

Gurkha Company (Sittang) receive their new Commanding Officer
Gurkha Company (Sittang) receive their new Commanding Officer
Gurkha Company (Sittang) receive their new Commanding Officer

Captain Dipakraj Ghale (Second in Command) GC(S) organised a ritual service in the temple for the new Commanding Officer SSU. Week one of each term is primarily a training opportunity for GC(S) and the Commanding Officer visited Section to Platoon low-level field training to see the Gurkhas preparing for the term ahead.

Gurkha Company (Sittang) receive their new Commanding Officer
Gurkha Company (Sittang) receive their new Commanding Officer
Gurkha Company (Sittang) receive their new Commanding Officer

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