National Army Land Forces Celebrate Eighth Anniversary
CHISINAU, December 27, 2016 — The National Army Land Force Command (LFC) celebrated today the eighth anniversary during a ceremony held at the Ministry of Defense. The ceremony was attended by service members from Command’s units.
Chief of General Staff, Brigadier Gen. Igor Cutie, congratulated the staff on the anniversary and awarded military ranks and National Army medals to a group of military and civil employees.
Gen. Cutie mentioned that, due to the officers’, NCOs’, and sergeants’ professionalism, the LFC fulfilled all the missions set by the National Army leadership and successfully represented the military institution at national and international exercises.
LFC Commander, Col. Mihail Buclis, stated that, in 2016, the Command’s staff participated in “Sea Breeze”, “Rapid Trident”, “Saber Guardian”, “Dragoon Pioneer”, “Agile Hunter”, “Falcon Medic”, and “Fire Shield” exercises, in the KFOR mission in Kosovo, as well as in operations of ammunition disposal throughout the country. All these activities showcased the service members’ training and professionalism, which were tested in an international operational environment.
The LFC was established on December 25, 2008, and has the mission to organize, develop and train land force units for military land operations during peacetime, crisis situations, and war.