American Army band playing Indian National Anthem (Image: ANI)
Indian and US Army soldiers trained together during the joint exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019 exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The exercise "Yudh Abhyas" started on September 5 and ended on September 18. It is a part of the ongoing Indo-US defence cooperation. A video of soldiers from both nations singing and dancing to the tunes of an Assamese marching song had gone viral. Now, a video of American Army band playing Indian National Anthem during the exercise has also come out. In a video posted by ANI, the band can been seen playing 'Jana Gana Mana'.
Here's the video:
Yudh Abhyas is one of the largest running joint military training and defence corporation endeavours between India and the US. This is the 15th edition of the joint exercise hosted alternately between the two countries.
Earlier, another video from the joint exercise has charmed the internet. In that video, Indian and American soldiers could be seen tapping to the rhythm of the song named — 'Badluram ka badan zameen ke neeche hai'.
Ex #YudhAbhyas19— ADG PI - INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) September 15, 2019
Badluram ka badan Zameen ke neeche hai
Troops of #IndianArmy & #USArmy sharing lighter moments after practicing gruesome Training Session. #Synergy #Interoperability #UnitedNations #RhinoCharge pic.twitter.com/RMuEr2CUm6
During the exercise, both armies jointly trained, planned and executed a series of well-developed operations for neutralisation of threats of varied nature.