Lt Gen Campose takes over as new army commander, Western Command

Lt Gen Philip Campose took over the reins of prestigious Western Command of the army on 1 July 2013 as new army commander. In a ceremony, which took place at the Chandimandir cantonment, Lt Gen Campose paid homage to the martyrs at Veer Smriti. Later, a Guard of Honour was given to him as a mark of respect. He has succeeded Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra who has been shifted as army commander of Northern command.