1st July 2019 signifies a special day in Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR) calendar. It is 25th anniversary of the RGR formation as a part of Brigade of Gurkhas re-structure.
Gurkha Company (Sittang) celebrated the occasion in style at the renovated Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) Gurkha Village. The event was coincided with company summer BBQ. Dignitaries related to RGR, Gurkha soldiers and their families based at RMAS were in attendance. The weather was perfect to match the occasion.
The RGR birthday message from Colonel RGR was read out by Commanding Officer, Colonel C R Boryer MBE and the cake cutting ceremony swiftly followed. Delicious food was served by the Company Quarter Master Sergeant and his team. At the end, ever energetic platoon sergeants arrived with an outstanding entertainment menu to wrap up the event.
Overall, the event was a huge success. Captain Tarjan Gurung,and his team running the event left nothing to chance.