Pakistan Army; Interesting & Unusual Photos

Compiled by Lt Col Rashid Zia Cheema (R), 2nd SSC

Big Mustache of Sardar Khan (1st Punjab), London 1953. Sardar Khan of 1st Punjab Regiment Pakistan Army, being measured for his big mustache in London in 1953.

Big mustache of Sardar Khan (1st Punjab) being measured in London, 1953 - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

A 15 Years Cancer Patient Became a soldier of Pakistan Army for One Day on 14 August 2010. Major General Asfand Yar Patodi, General Officer Commanding, at Malir Cantt, Karachi, presenting souvenir to Abdul Basit who became soldier of Pakistan Army for one day.
The young lad, who is suffering from blood cancer had expressed his desire to Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani through an NGO “Make A Wish Foundation” that he wanted to be soldier of Pakistan Army, may be for a day. General Kayani took special interest and allowed the child to become a soldier for a day and spend time in a unit on the Independence Day of Pakistan.
Basit, though very weak and fragile, because of his ailment put on the uniform like a professional soldier and reported to a unit of Punjab Regiment at Malir Cantt Karachi. The young soldier was warmly welcomed at the unit. Later, Master Abdul Basit spent a busy day with officers and men of his unit. Basit after a day’s work with soldiers said that his life time dream to join Pakistan Army has come true and he cherished every minute spent with the soldiers. Photo by ISPR.

Pakistan Army Photos - Cancer patient Master Basit became soldier of Pakistan Army for one day

A Young Soldier who Lost Both Legs in Military Operation. He runs in athletics field with artificial legs. Look at the standing ovation in the stands for this brave soldier. This photo breaks one’s heart and at the same time gives it the warmth of pride and hope. Photo contributed by Maj (R) Zuha Saeed.

A young soldier who lost both legs in Military Operation runs in athletics field with artificial legs - Pakistan Army Photos

‘Jumping Jack’ at Passing Out Parade at PMA, KakulIt is probably Passing Out Parade of 119 PMA Long Course (25 April 2009). Maj Gen Raheel Sharif, Comdt PMA is also visible in the photo.
Photo courtesy: Zoya Khan.

Pakistan Army unusual Photos - 'Jumping Jack' at Passing Out Parade at PMA, Kakul - Pakistan Army pictures

Long Mustaches of L/Nk Baghdad Shah ex 27 AK Regt. L/Nk Baghdad Shah retired in 1998 and is now employed as Security Guard with DHA Islamabad. He belongs to Mangla Hamlet but now resides at Adyala Road, Rawalpindi. Photo taken by Lt Col (R) Zahid Iqbal (75 PMA L/C) in DHA Phase 2, Islamabad on 15 July 2014.

Long Mustaches of L/Nk Baghdad Shah ex 27 AK Regt - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

An Old Lady Kisses a Soldier during Flood Rescue Operation

An old woman kisses a soldier during Flood Rescue Operation - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Pakistan Soldiers on Guard Duty at Buckingham Palace, London, England in 1953. Two Pakistani soldiers from the Frontier Force Rifles standing on guard duty in a sentry box with a British Grenadier.

Pakistani troops take over guard duty at Buckingham Palace,England in 1953 - Pakistan Army pictures

Pakistani Soldiers on the Queen’s Coronation Day, 1953Pakistan Army soldiers marching on the Queen’s coronation day outside of Buckingham Palace, London, England on 2 June 1953.

 Pakistan Army unusual Photos - Pakistani Soldiers on the Queen’s coronation day, 2 June 1953 - Pakistan Army pictures

An Old Woman Patting a Major

An old lady patting a Major - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

A Commanding Officer asks the Adjutant to ban Jang Group Newspapers in the Unit. Photo contributed by Rehan Rasheed.

A Commanding Officer asks the Adjutant to ban Jang Group newspapers - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

“I am Proud of Armed Forces”. A signboard in Landi Kotal. Photo contributed by Maj (R) Aamir Cheema, Avn.

"I am proud of Armed Forces", a signboard in Landi Kotal - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

“Love with the Unit…..”, Signboard in an Army Unit

" Love with the Unit", signboard in an Army Unit - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

An Army officer Helping a Boy Drink a Glass of Water

 An Army officer helping a boy drink a glass of water - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

A Soldier giving Fruit Juice to a Little Girl

  A soldier giving fruit juice to a little girl - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

A Monkey Enjoys Sitting at the back of a Soldier during Exercise

Monkey at the back of a soldier during exercise - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

“Gorkha” Position by a PMA Cadet

Pakistan Army unusual Photos - "Gorkha" Position by a PMA Cadet - Pakistan Army pictures

PMA Cadets being punished by Seniors

Pakistan Army unusual Photos - PMA Cadets being punished by seniors - Pakistan Army pictures

A Pakistani Soldier Feeding Milk to a Puppy with a feeding Bottle

Pakistani soldier feeding milk to a puppy with a feeding bottle - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

A Captain with a White Baby Goat in his Arms

A Captain with a white baby goat in his arms - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

An Army Officer Patting a Kitten. It is the photo of Lt Noman Raza (Shaheed).

An Army officer patting a kitten - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

PMA Adjutant is ‘Airborne’. Cadets of 133rd PMA Long Course are tossing up PMA Adjutant just after their Passing Out Parade on 17 October 2015.

Pakistan Army unusual Photos - PMA Adjutant is tossed up by the cadets of 133rd PMA - Pakistan Army pictures

Lady officers at the Passing Out Parade

Lady officers at the Passing Out Parade - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Female Cadets Undergoing Training at PMA, Kakul. Photo courtesy: Aleena Rathore.

Pakistan Army unusual Photos - Female cadets at PMA Kakul undergoing training - Pakistan Army pictures

Army Chief with a Kid. COAS Gen Raheel Sharif holding a boy during his visit to IDP Camp.

COAS Gen Raheel Sharif holding a kid during his visit to IDP Camp - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Pakistani Soldiers with a Native Boy at UN Mission in Congo, Africa

 Pakistani soldiers with a native boy at UN Mission in Congo - Pakistan Army Pictures

A Pakistani Soldier Jumping out of an APC at UN Mission in Congo, Africa

A Pakistani soldier jumping out of an APC at UN Mission in Congo - Pakistan Army Pictures

Pakistani Troops with Children at UN Mission in Ivory Coast, Africa

Pakistani troops with children at UN Mission in Ivory Coast - Pakistan Army Pictures

Pakistani Soldiers at a Cultural Show at UN Mission in Liberia, Africa

Pakistani Soldiers at a Cultural Show at UN Mission in Liberia - Pakistan Army Pictures

Pakistani Troops in a Peace Rally at UN Mission in Somalia, Africa

Pakistani troops in a Peace Rally at UN Mission in Somalia - Pakistan Army Pictures

SSG Commandos Stamping their Blood on an Agreement to Defend Pakistan

 SSG Commandos stamping their blood on an agreement to defend Pakistan - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Pakistani Flag at an Elevation at Cherat

Pakistani Flag at an elevation at Cherat - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Soldiers get Protection from Scorching Sun

Pakistan Army unusual Photos - Soldiers get protection from Scorching Sun - Pakistan Army pictures

An Army Check Post

Pakistan Army unusual Photos - An Army Check Post - Pakistan Army pictures

Clearance of Mirali in North Wazirastan Agency in Progress. July 2014. Photo by ISPR.

Pakistan Army Pictures - Clearance of Mirali in North Wazirastan Agency in progress

SSG Patrol in Full Gear in Miran Shah, North Waziristan

  SSG Patrol in full gear in Miran Shah, North Waziristan - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Patrolling in Miranshah, North Waziristan. A soldier is patrolling during a military operation ( Zarb-i-Azb) against Taliban militants, in the town of Miranshah in North Waziristan, July 9, 2014.

A soldier patrolling in Miranshah, North Waziristan - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Battalion Mess in PMA prepared for Iftar in Ramzan. Wow! What a sumptuous Iftari!!

Battalion Mess in PMA prepared for Iftari in Ramzan - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

A Second Lieutenant having simple Lunch in Deployment AreaThough the officers get somewhat ‘sumptuous’ meal in the Officers’ Mess but in the operational area it is as simple as that being consumed by this newly commissioned subaltern. Please also look at the colour of water in the bottle.

 A Pakistani Second Lieutenant having simple lunch in deployment area - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

A Lieutenant having Lunch in Operational Area. Isn’t it ‘Dawat-e-Sheraz’?

A Lieutenant having Lunch in Operational Area - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

It is Meal Time in the Field AreaA Maj Gen (is he Gen Haroon?) having frugal lunch on the floor with his juniors in operational area.

A Maj Gen having food with troops in operational area - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

What an Improvisation!!!! An Army officer using Plastic bottle as a tea-cup. He is probably unaware of the danger of using hot liquids in a plastic bottle. Photo contributed by Rehan Rasheed.

Improvisation; An Army officer using Plastic bottle as a tea cup - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Helicopters Employed during Flood Relief Operations 2010. It is the Drill/Parade Ground of ASC Centre, Nowshera Cantt. During the 2010 flood, majority of the city was under water. Being on the higher ground, the ASC Centre was safe from the flood and all rescue operations were carried out from there.

Pakistan Army unusual Photos - Helicopters employed during Flood Relief Operations 2010 - Pakistan Army pictures

Evacuation of Flood Victims, 2010.  An elderly person being evacuated by helicopter crew during the floods in Sanawa, on August 5, 2010. Photo by (REUTERS/Stringer).

An elderly person being evacuated by helicopter crew in 2010 floods - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

An Old Woman being Evacuated by Helicopter during Flood Relief Operations

An old woman being evacuated by helicopter during Flood Relief Operations - Pakistan Army Pictures

Army Soldiers rescuing an Infant during Flood Relief Operations.  ‘An infant’ has been added in the caption instead of ‘a kid’, as advised by Canvas_Brush in his comment dated 17 Feb 2015.

Army Soldiers rescuing a kid during Flood Relief Operations - Pakistan Army Pictures

Aik Say barh Kay Aik. Two Pakistani soldiers with extraordinary big mustaches.

Two Pakistani soldiers with extraordinary big mustaches - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Army Personnel Playing Cricket on the snow at Siachen

Pakistan Army Interesting Photos - Army Personnel playing cricket on the snow at Siachen

Soldiers Playing Cricket in Siachen during the Summer Season

 Soldiers Playing Cricket in Siachen during the summer season- Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Gunners offering Namaz near their Gun at Siachen

Gunners offering Namaz near their Gun at Siachen - Pakistan Army Pictures

Troops Offering Namaz at Siachen

 Troops offering Namaz at Siachen - Pakistan Army Pictures

Namaz on the Snow at Siachen

Namaz on the snow at Siachen - Pakistan Army Pictures

A Quick Nap in Operational Area. A young officer is sleeping on the rocks. This nap on the stones, while defending the motherland, is thousand times better than the one on a comfortable bed in an air-conditioned room.

An Army officer takes a nap in Operational Area - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

A fully Equipped Naik with Big Mustache in Operational Area

A fully equipped Naik with big Mustache in operational area - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

Havildar Nasir of Pak Army with unusually Big Mustache 

Pakistan Army's Havildar Nasir with very big mustache - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

A Soldier with his Prized Mustaches

A soldier with his prized mustaches - Unusual Pakistan Army Pictures

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  1. Brother,
    This post is awesome..
    I want you to make your page by the name of this website on FB, so we can be aware by the up-coming stuff.

  2. Dildar Bhatti says:

    Meray watan teri hifazat karoun mein aisay, aik jaan kiya hai hazar jaanain houn tou nisar karoun mein aisay.
    Pakistan Army zindabad. I salute Pakistan Army.

  3. The location in “Helicopters Employed during Flood Relief Operations 2010″ is:
    Drill/Parade Ground ASC Centre, Nowshera Cantt. During the 2010 flood, Majority of the city was underwater. Being on the higher grounds saved The ASC centre from the flood. The Rescue Operation was immediately undertaken ( without any Orders from Senior Officers) by The Deputy Commadant ASC centre, which later earned him appreciation of the Seniors. During the rescue operation the whole team,officers and soldiers alike, spent three days and nights without any rest to save the people.

  4. Sadaf Aamir says:

    The photo titled “An Army Officer Patting a Kitten” is of my beloved brother, Lt Noman Raza (Shaheed).
    Just saw his picture! Makes me proud, love him and miss him!!

    • Madam,
      The name of your Shaheed brother has been added in the Post. May his soul rest in eternal peace at the choicest station in Jannat-ul-Firdous, Aameen.

  5. Thank you Pak Army for what ever you have done and doing for us. A great salute to you all.

  6. Shaukat Khan Afridi says:

    I love Pakistan army so much.

  7. Umar Khattak says:

    I love Pak Army.

  8. Naveed Anjum says:

    With tears… I love my Army. Proud of you.
    Pakistan Army Zindabad.. Pakistan Paindabad.

  9. Hunain Arif says:

    I Salute to Brave Pakistani Army.
    I Love Pakistani Army.
    Pakistan Army Zindabad.

  10. Brig (R) Aslam Khan (33 PMA) says:

    If I had 100 lives and the whole world at my feet, I will join Pakistan Army each time and love to join battle once again. That thrill of fighting at the highest personal peril for the Motherland and fellow citizens is heavenly and indescribable. Live action along with brave, fierce-less officers and jawans is the ultimate reward that Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Army provides. One cannot lose – dying with boots on is rewarded with Shahadat, if wounded or survived you are Ghazi. Can’t love you enough, my beloved Army!!

  11. Mazhar Ali Khan says:

    I love Pakistan army.
    Pakistan Zindabad, Pakistan army paindabad.

  12. M. Shahid says:

    Meray Bhaiyo,
    Humari jan qurban aap per hazar baar. Allah aap ki nighahbani karay. You are the best Army in the world. Zinda-o-paindaabd!!

  13. Hassan Farooq says:

    Pakistan Army is the best Army in the world.

  14. Afzal Alam says:

    I love my army.

  15. Saniya Ghazi says:

    Pak Army zindabad.

  16. Arham Saeed says:

    No words just salute to Pak army.

  17. Maharma Prince says:

    I love Pak army.
    Pak army zindabad.

  18. Rashid Hussain says:

    Mein bara ho ker Pakistan army mein jaoun ga, In Sha Allah.

  19. Sherebano Mustansir says:

    I salute Pakistan army . Pakistan Zindabad

  20. Adnan Ali (shani) says:

    I love Pakistan army.

  21. Robina Yasmin says:

    I salute to brave Pakistani Army and pray for their Fattah and Aafiyat for themselves and of country. I am in Australia but I know some army officer who is serving the country in North Waziristan. I pray and offer my gratitude to every brave army officer. Allah help them and grant tremendous success. Ameen

  22. Maahe Kamal says:

    I have no words to say about my dear Motherland and their great savers. Pakistan paaindabad.

  23. Syed Hasnain Ali Bukhari says:

    Love Pak Army….. Pak Army is full of Superhumans…………..
    Zindabad Pak Army….
    Zindabad Pakistan…..

  24. Idrees Ahmad says:

    I love Pak army from the core of my heart.

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