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New Missions for Moldovan Soldiers at „Mission Readiness Exercise”

Hohenfels, Germany, February 14, 2014 — The National Army servicemembers deployed to “Mission Readiness Exercise” (MRE) in Hohenfels, Germany, started trainings within the second stage of the exercise.

According to Commander of the Moldovan contingent, Maj. Igor Antoci, beginning with February 17, the Moldovan contingent will carry out practical missions, along with the Georgian servicemembers from the 23rd Battalion. Antoci specified that two Moldovan officers will serve within the Main Staff of the Georgian Brigade to establish a closer relationship with the foreign partners and plan some missions in the responsibility area, along with the Georgian comrades.

At this stage, the Moldovan servicemembers will carry out patrol, convoy, first aid, evacuation of wounded and guard missions.

“Mission Readiness Exercise”, held within January 25 — February 26, is conducted by the European Command of the US Marine Corps. The goal of the exercise is to evaluate the military readiness for the rotation of troops within international missions.

The National Army deployed 75 professional servicemembers from the Special Forces Battalion “Fulger” and the 22nd Peacekeeping Battalion to the MRE exercise.

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