Indian Armed Forces are not just ceremonial legions:instead they form a hard hitting machine on battle fields. Although the marching columns of troops and weaponry on Rajpath during Republic Day parade look quite ceremonial and glamorous, but only a few are aware that behind this glamour lies years of hard work and training. Similarly discipline, which is the hallmark of military career, which requires prolonged conditioning and perseverance to inculcate, The complete spectrum of Military Life encompasses Adventure, Glamour, Smartness and Punctuality on one side and Lure of Battle, Defeating Terrorists and Rescue Operations on the deserts,snow peaks and jungles of our frontiers on the other side. That’s how it make military quite a fascinating career. My ancestors took to this call of duty a century ago.