Moldovan Soldiers Train in Hohenfels
CHISINAU, February 18, 2016 — The National Army service members deployed to “Mission Readiness Exercise” (MRE KFOR 21) started training at the Military training center in Hohenfels, Germany.
According to the Commander of the contingent, LTC Adrian Efros, the Moldovan troops train together with the military from Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, the USA, and Hungary to carry out patrol missions, medical evacuation, and guard of checkpoints.
The source added that the officers and NCOs participate in actions of finding known and improvised explosive objects, as well as in operations of evacuation of the wounded.
LTC Efros mentioned that, in this period, the National Army service members were trained by their colleagues from Portugal on fire phobia and crowd control..
The exercise aims to evaluate the readiness of units for troop rotation within international peacekeeping missions.
“Mission Readiness Exercise” (MRE KFOR 21) is held within February