Logistics Servicemen Trained by NATO Experts
CHISINAU, March 1, 2012 — 17 National Army servicemen studied NATO logistics system within a “Multinational Logistics Workshop”, organized during February 27 — March 1, by the US Joint Forces Command.
According to Col. Veaceslav Balatel, interim Deputy Chief of Logistics Command, at the fifith stage of the course the participants studied the fundamental aspects of the NATO logistics, principles, policies and organization in a multinational environment, as well as the support in the implementation of responsibilities assumed by the National Army within international programs.
Col. Balatel stated the Moldovan servicemen, mostly heads of Force and Logistics Commands of the Main Staff and military units familiarized with the US and NATO armies logistics, which they intend to apply in their strategic, operational and tactical missions. Some of the participants got some practical experience for their further multinational exercises.
The next stage of the course will be held in September 2012.
Remark: The Logistics Command is a unit of command, conception and execution, in charge of combat readiness and mobilization, preparing and using forces and logistics means during peacetime and war under the direction of the Chief of National Army Main Staff, National Army Commander. The Command plans, purchases and distributes goods within troops to assist the basic activities of the Armed Forces. It also organizes and keeps the records of weapons, military technical equipment, missiles, ammunition, and other technical means and supplies, including sources that have a negative impact on the environment.