The record of the CHINDIT War is one of high drama involving exhilarating triumph during the campaign in Burma and clearly demonstrated that the light infantry could be successfully employed at the operational level of war. Operating in this terrain required the highest levels of physical endurance and mental toughness. The key to their success was good hard relevant training. Two themes were manifested in the CHINDIT training:

The feats of these soldiers have been simply described as "incredible feats of endurance, discipline and sheer perseverance." The high value of the individual skills and special tactics of the light infantry is borne out by the accomplishments in the CHINDIT War. It is to the memory and honor of these, "the greatest fighting men in the world," that the 29th Infantry Division (Light) names its Annual Training 1998 Operation CHINDIT!