RAWALPINDI (ISPR) – Army Chief General Raheel Sharif met with Pakistan Army team, which won Gold Medal in “Exercise Cambrian Patrol” held in the United Kingdom from 14th to 23rd of the last month.
The army chief, while talking to the team members in Rawalpindi Thursday, appreciated the team for their commendable performance in winning the medal and keeping Pakistan’s flag high.
A total of 122 teams participated in the event known as one of the toughest patrolling test for military personnel.
Cambrian Patrol is physically challenging and arduous exercise which concentrates on teamwork for achieving the mission.
The teams of 8 men carrying up to 40 kgs each crosses some of the most unforgiving mountainous terrain of mid-Wales of the United Kingdom amid tactical and technical challenges, testing leadership, self-discipline, courage and determination of the participants.
This is the third time Pakistan Army has won Gold in the Cambrian Patrol winning the competition last year as well.