Soldiers from Chisinau Garrison Take Military Oath (video)
CHISINAU, July 21, 2017 — Over 450 young soldiers took their military oath today, in Chisinau garrison.
Thus, in “Stefan cel Mare” Brigade, 335 soldiers took the military oath during a ceremony attended by Deputy Defense Minister Gheorghe Galbura, National Army Commanding Officers Corps, parents and relatives.
Gheorghe Galbura congratulated the young soldiers on their results during the starting training course and ensured them that they will be the priority of the National Army’s leadership and commanders of any level.
“We created for you good training and living conditions and provide high-quality alimentation. We expect from you effort and responsibility in carrying out your duties. I am convinced that together we will be able to make the citizens of the Republic of Moldova proud of our country’s army, proud of the National Army”, said Deputy Minister Galbura.
During the ceremony, the guests were shown square bashing and wrestling exercises. The Presidential Orchestra presented a military music program.
Also today, in military town Danceni, other 122 young men took their military oath. The event was attended by National Army Commander, Brigadier Gen. Igor Cutie, who congratulated the young soldiers and asked them to be good defenders of the country and to follow military regulations.
Brigadier Gen. Cutie requested from the commanders of any level involvement and commitment in ensuring the military training process. “Do not forget that you have to offer the soldiers the best theoretical and practical knowledge. You have to be an example they would like to follow — a model of patriotism, of leadership, so, after the mandatory military service, they will be better prepared to face the life’s challenges”, mentioned the National Army Commander.
After taking the military oath, the soldiers get a four-day leave. Then, they will be sent to National Army units. The mandatory military service lasts 12 months.