Let's salute to our Indian Army together, We are proud to be Indian.
Navdeep Singh was a Ghatak Platoon Commander of 15 Maratha Light Infantry regiment in the Indian Army Born in Gurdaspur, Navdeep Singh was a third-generation soldier in Indian Army. Navdeep Singh shunned a corporate career and instead joined the Officers Training Academy of the Indian Army as a gentleman cadet. He was commissioned into the Army Ordnance Corps, in 2010. As is the custom for all the non-fighting arms of the Indian Army, officers must complete an attachment of two years with an infantry battalion in a war or counter-insurgency theater. For the duration of these two years, the officer, for all practical purposes, belongs to the said infantry battalion.Lieutenant Singh was attached to the 15 Maratha Light Infantry in Jammu & Kashmir in his first posting as a commissioned officer. He led an operation to ambush 17 well-trained and armed terrorists who infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir state. He killed 4 of the terrorists and brought an injured team member to safety before succumbing to fatal injury from close range.
He was posthumously conferred the highest peacetime gallantry award of India Ashoka Chakra by President of India on the 63rd Republic Day.