Pune: Lieutenant General David H. Huntoon Junior, Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, on Sunday paid a visit to Prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA). He was received by Rear Admiral Anand Iyer, VSM, Deputy Commandant and Chief Instructor of NDA .The visiting General held discussions with Lt Gen Ashok Singh AVSM, SM, VSM, Commandant NDA.
The visiting General was briefed on various aspects of training at the academy and conducted around and shown the world class training infrastructure at the academy.
The NDA not only trains Indian cadets but also cadets from friendly foreign countries. It has trained more than 700 cadets from 23 friendly foreign countries.
At present there are 71 foreign cadets who are undergoing training at NDA. Lt Gen Ashok Singh also hosted a luncheon in honour of the visiting General.