Itanagar, November 24: Appointing Sub-Lieutenant Chaphoa Wangno, Arunachal Pradesh gets it first ever naval officer. Congratulations.The passing out parade of the 93rd batch of Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala carved the history of Arunachal Pradesh, for one officer in the newly-commissioned batch of 2017, is the first person from the state to join the Indian Navy.
Sub-Lieutenant Chaphoa Wangno is among the 324 officers who have graduated from the Naval Academy on November 22, 2017. It is indeed a proud moment for folks belonging to the Land of Dawn-lit Mountains.
It is not just a proud moment for Arunachal Pradesh alone, but the whole of India. We hope that the young man has an illustrious career in the Indian Navy and brings many laurels to his name.
As his first posting, he will be part of the Indian Naval Armament Inspection Executive Branch and will go through a specialised training entailing weapons and armaments at INS Dronacharya (Gunnery School) at Cochin, reports NorthEastIndia.
He completed his high school education from the Government Higher Secondary School in Itanagar and had pursued metallurgical engineering from the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Following this, he appeared for the Combined Defence Services exam and was cleared to join the Indian Navy. He joined the academy in June 2017 and underwent 22 weeks of Naval Orientation Course in weaponry and armaments.