Indian Army: First Woman Medical Officer Deployed At Siachen

New Delhi: Captain Geetika Koul from Snow Leopard Brigade has become the first Woman Medical officer of the Indian Army to be deployed at the world’s highest battlefield, Siachen after completing the induction training at Siachen Battle School.

The historical development comes a month after the Indian Army established the world’s first mobile tower and base transceiver station (BTS) on the Siachen Glacier, the highest battlefield on Earth, with the help of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). The tower was inaugurated on October 6 and will provide mobile communication services to soldiers at an altitude of over 15,500 feet.

Warriors in collaboration with BSNL established the first ever BSNL BTS at forward posts of the highest battlefield on 06 October to extend mobile communication for the soldiers deployed at more than 15,500 feet.

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