Rajeev Sharma is the son of Major General PD Sharma who was born in 1930 in Punjab, India. He was born on August 11, 1964. Major General Sharma was commissioned into the Indian Army in June 1952 and was an officer in the Army Education Corps, which was a part of the 60th Medical Ambulance Unit. He served in Korea from 1954 to 1955.
Rajeev Sharma recalls his visits to Korea. His father, a Korean War Veteran, was able to accompany him on the first of his two trips. He remembers his father noticing the huge transformation Korea has made over the years. He compares Korea's rise to India's and believes Korea has surpassed India in development. He was very amazed at the infrastructure in Korea. He also mentions how hardworking the Korean people are.