Home Remedy for Knee Pain with Flax Seeds

Wrap masking tapes around the joints of two left hand fingers - Remove Knee Pain

By Hasan Jawaid (1st SSC) I used to do pretty intense workout which caused me knee pain but someone told me to treat it with flax seeds (Also called Linseeds; Alsi,السی) and it was very helpful. The flax seeds are not put on the knees, instead these are put around the joints of two left hand […]

‘Army Officer with his Heart on the Right Side’

Maj Shahzad Saroia (Retd), Air Def, 16th OTS Course

By Lt Col Rashid Zia Cheema, Retd (2nd SSC) Editor’s Note: Lt Col Rashid Zia Cheema (R) was commissioned in 75 LAA Regt in July 1972. He also served in Avn for 8 years. After the retirement, he has settled in DHA Islamabad. He is Editor of a website ‘Native Pakistan’. Maj Shahzad Saroia (R) belongs […]

Books by Pakistani Army Officers

Book by Maj Gen Masood Burki (27th PMA L/C) : "Blue Print for Stable and Viable Pakistan"

Please click any of the following links to read the books written by Army officers.

‘CPEC – Cuisine En route!’

Mini Train for children in Zia Park (Test Track Park), Lalazar, Rawalpindi

By Lt Col Moneir Aslam, Retd (1st SSC) Editor’s Note: Lt Col Moneir Aslam (Retd) was commissioned in a LAA Regt in April 1972. After the retirement, he has settled in Rawalpindi. Back in time an Army institution (502 Central Workshop EME) in Rawalpindi cantonment, developed a beautiful park in the vast adjoining lands. They […]

List of Chiefs of Army Staff of Pakistan Army (1947 to date)

Pictures of 16 Army Chiefs of Pakistan Army - List and Images of COAS from Pakistan Army

By Lt Col Rashid Zia Cheema, Retd (2nd SSC) List of Army Chiefs (1947 to date) C-in-C (Commander-in-Chief) of Pakistan Army 1.  ?? Gen Sir Frank Messervy (Aug 15, 1947 – Feb 10, 1948) Parent unit: 9th Hodson’s Horse. 2.  IA-38 Gen Sir Douglas Gracey (Feb 11, 1948 – Jan 16, 1951) Parent unit: 1st Gurkha Rifles. […]

Demise of Wife of Lt Ehsan-ul-Haq (SSH-1 Platoon)

Dear Course Mates, Assalam-o-Alaikum. It is informed with deepest sorrow that wife of Lt Ehsan-ul-Haq, 7 Punjab (SSH-1 Platoon), expired at Rawalpindi (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ). Her Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at Rafi Masjid, Bahria Town Phase 8, Rawalpindi on 18 Nov 2016 after the Jumma prayers May Allah grant her a prominent place […]

Sword of Honour and COAS Cane Winners at OTS Kohat & OTS Mangla

12th OTS Course: COAS Cane Winner, CSUO Sana Ullah Khan Niazi

Compiled by Lt Col Rashid Zia Cheema (R), 2nd SSC When Pakistan got independence on 14 August 1947, there was an acute shortage of commissioned officers in Royal Pakistan Army. There was no Military Academy to train the cadets who could join the Army as commissioned officers. PMA was hurriedly established at Kakul, Abbotabad. 66 […]

‘Poh Phutti’, a Book of Punjabi Poetry by Pir Nek Alam Cheema

Page 1, Cover Page of 'Poh Phutti' Punjabi poetry by Pir Nek Alam Cheema

Lt Col Rashid Zia Cheema (Retd) My great grandfather Pir Nek Alam Cheema was a Head Master and had taught in many Government schools in Gujrat and Jhelum districts before the Partition. He had also obtained law degree but I think he did not practice law. He has written three books in Punjabi, namely ‘Poh […]

Demise of Capt Riaz Anjum, Arty/AEC (Abdali-4 Platoon)

Capt Riaz Anjum, Arty/AEC, 2nd Special Short Course

Dear Course Mates, Assalamo Alaikum. It is informed with deepest sorrow that Capt Riaz Anjum, Arty/AEC (ABD-4 Platoon), expired at Gujranwala Cantt on 10 Nov 2016 (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ). His Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at 3 PM today (10 Nov 2016) at Danish Kadah School, Kashmir Colony, near Murad Eye Hospital, GT Road, Gujranwala. […]

Group Photo of HDR-2 Platoon

Group Photo of Haider-2 Platoon, 2nd Special Short Course, PMA, Kakul

Group Photo of Haider-2 Platoon, 22 July 1972. Unfortunately, out of 27 Platoon mates present in this photo, today (14 Oct 2016) following 3 comrades are no more with us انا لله وانا اليه راجعون (May Allah grant them a prominent place in Janat-ul-Firdous, Ameen):- 1. Lt Col Pervaiz Iqbal Moghal (Sitting: 3rd from Right). 2. Maj Eric Joseph (Middle Row: 3rd from […]