Allahabad: The 4 RAPID Strike Division, the oldest fighting formation of the country, celebrated its 74th anniversary on Saturday.

"The oldest fighting formation, the 4 RAPID (Strike) division, also known as the Red Eagle Division celebrated its 74th anniversary today," a Defence Ministry spokesperson said.

General Officer Commanding (GOC) Major General G S Chandel spoke about the division and its exploits right from the time of Second World War upto its operations in the modern era.

He emphasised on the endeavour of each individual to uphold the glorious history of the division with their utmost devotion and dedication to duty.


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