Lt Gen Menon appointed Military Secy

NEW DELHI, Feb 2: Lieutenant General PGK Menon has been appointed as the new Military Secretary in Army Headquarters. Earlier, he was the Commander of the Leh-based Fire and Fury Corps.
The Military Secretary’s branch in Army Headquarters looks after the promotions and postings of more than 40,000 officers in the force.
Lt General Menon was commissioned into the 17th Battalion of the Sikh Regiment and is also the colonel commandant of the Sikh Regiment.
In 2008, he was the Colonel GS (General Staff) in the 3 Division of the Army that looks after the LAC in Ladakh, and is currently embroiled in the standoff with China.
As a Major General, the officer commanded the 71st Division in Eastern Tawang in the Eastern Command. (Agencies)