Lt Gen R K Loomba, Gen Officer Commanding 3 Corps, took over here today as the Director General Military Intelligence from Lt Gen D S Bartwal, who has retired.
An alumnus of the National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla, Lt Gen Loomba was commissioned into the Skinner’s Horse of Indian Army in June 1970. He has served in Operation Cactus Lily with his Regiment, and has served as Brigade Major in a Mountain Division.
He has commanded the Deccan Horse and has varied experience in all types of terrain obtained in the country on almost all fronts. A graduate of Defence Officers Staff Course, Wellington, Higher Command at Army War College, Mhow and National Defence College, he has held numerous important appointments at all levels including at the Army Headquarters.
He has been Commander Higher Command Wing training the officers for higher direction of war, an official press release added.