The new agency was a result of the integration of the Civilian Training, Education and Development System, Civilian Personnel Field Activity, Civilian Personnel Advisory Centers, overseas Civilian Personnel Operations Centers and the Civilian Personnel Operations Management Agency. CHRA is part of the Department of Army leadership's vision to streamline headquarters, create more agile and responsive staffs, reduce layers of review and approval, focus on mission, and transform the Army. The establishment of CHRA enabled the Army to enhance quality of service provided to its civilian employees and support the Army's vision for Transformation.
The following resources are intended to provide professional development opportunities for the total Army. As we remain committed to an all-volunteer Army that is the most decisive land force in the world, strengthening our Army Profession based on implicit and universal trust has never been more important. The contents of this page will include rich venues for professional development that include Senior Leader speeches, Contemporary Military Forums (CMF), panels and meetings that address a wide-range of professional topics such as leader development, enhancing Soldier capabilities, modernization, force structure and Army families.
During the Korean War, India sent the 60th Indian (Parachute) Field Ambulance unit to aid the UN troops fighting against the Chinese and North Korean invasion of South Korea, though they decided against sending combat forces. The 60th PFA was included in the 1st Commonwealth Division . In the aftermath of the war, an Indian infantry brigade formed the Custodian Force of India as some of the soldiers were also sent to Korea as part of the Neutral Nations Repatriation Committee to assist in the exchange of prisoners of war. The NNRC was commanded by Lt Gen KS Thimayya. [ citation needed ]