FORMER graduates of the Defence Services Academy (DSA) paid respects to their retired military and civil faculty members at the Tatmadaw Exhibition Hall in Yangon yesterday.
Graduate officers from Intakes 14 to 19 paid their respects to 109 retired faculty members in their third ceremony, which drew over 250 retired graduate officers alongside the incumbent commander-in-chief of defence services and other senior military officers.
Vice President U Nyan Tun and Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing delivered messages expressing their deep sense of gratitude to the instructors.
On behalf of the retired teachers, ex-Lt-Gen U Kyaw Ba gave advice on upholding the good tradition of the army in protecting the rights of the people and defending the country from internal and external threats. The former lieutenant general stressed the need to bring the armed forces up to modern standards.
Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing had lunch together with former DSA graduates and faculty members.