The force behind the Forces
A soldier is more than a national property and is weighed down additionally by the responsibilities and challenges of a common man.
Signifying a voluntary sense of moral indebtedness on part of civilians, the Armed Forces Flag Day on December 07 is observed to express gratitude and support to the welfare of servicemen and their dependents. The sense of the day categorically pertains to rehabilitation of battle casualties, welfare of serving personnel and their families, and resettlement of ex-servicemen and their families. The observance of this day is expressed with small donations in return for token flags. The fund thus collected is utilised for the aforementioned purpose.