Ahead of the Army Day celebrations, the dress rehearsal for parade is underway at Army Parade ground in Delhi on January 13. The officials were seen marching as part of their rehearsal. Three wives of Army men, who lost their lives in Galwan Valley clash in Ladakh received awards during the full dress rehearsal of Army Day Parade. The Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year. On this day in 1949, General KM Cariappa became the first Indian to take charge of the Indian Army.