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Army commander: Latvia’s potential adversary becomes clear – we can only expect cruelty – Baltic News Network

The war in Ukraine has made Latvia’s potential adversary much clearer – we can only expect cruelty from them, said the commander of the Latvian National Armed Forces, Lt. Gen. Leonīds Kalniņš in an interview on TV3’s 900 seconds program. He admitted that Ukraine and the resistance of its people play a “huge role” in […]

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Fontana resident joins US Navy Ceremonial Guard | News

Fontana-native Airman Marco Ruiz underwent an intensive 10-week training program to become a member of the US Navy’s elite Ceremonial Guard. “I joined the Navy because I always wanted to serve my country while traveling the world and exploring career opportunities,” Ruiz said. Founded in 1931, the United States Navy Ceremonial Guard is the official […]

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Commander of the Northern Army, Lieutenant General Dwivedi

General Officer Commanding-in-C (GOC-in-C) Northern Command Lt. Gen. Upendra Dwivedi said on Tuesday that the command was in a “high state of readiness” to deal with threats and challenges. evolving on the northern and western fronts in addition to homeland security. GOC-in-C was speaking at the 2022 Northern Command Investiture Ceremony in Udhampur. He presented […]

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Until last month, Florida National Guard soldiers were at a bombed out Ukrainian base

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A Florida National Guard unit of 165 soldiers was at a bombed-out Ukrainian military training facility last month. At least 35 people were killed and 134 injured early Sunday when Russia fired 30 missiles at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in western Ukraine Russian missile strike damages Ukrainian military base […]

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US Army Commander in PH for Planned War Games – Manila Bulletin

A senior United States Army official visited the Philippines and paid a courtesy visit to General Andres Centino, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), on Monday, February 21, to discuss the joint army’s conduct of exercises next month. Gen. Andres Centino (right), Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff, […]

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Governor Dunleavy Joins Lawsuit to Defend National Guard Members’ Medical Freedom – Mike Dunleavy

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy has joined Texas in federal court to stop the federal government from requiring members of the National Guard to get COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of their state service. Alaska and its people. Governor Dunleavy and Texas Governor Greg Abbott are plaintiffs in the case against President Biden and Department of […]

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Japanese Ambassador meets Army Commander

Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Hideaki Mizukoshi on the eve of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Japan on Wednesday (26) paid a courtesy visit to General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defense Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of Green Agriculture Operations Center at […]

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UNIFIL peacekeeper injured in attack in southern Lebanon – Middle East Monitor

A patrol of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) was attacked yesterday and its members were robbed in the village of Ramyah, in the south of the country. UNIFIL spokesman Andrea Tenenti said a UNIFIL soldier was injured and two vehicles were destroyed in the attack, adding that the Lebanese Armed Forces present […]

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WWII Coast Guard veteran hailed at 98: ‘Luckiest’ Gena Fischle in Coronado

Calling herself “the luckiest girl in the world,” U.S. Coast Guard veteran Elizabeth “Gena” Fischle expressed her best wishes Sunday on her 98th birthday. Organized by Honor Flight San Diego, a car convoy filled with friends and veterans drove by to sing Happy Birthday to Fischle, who served in World War II as a SPAR […]

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Operation “Snow Leopard” still ongoing, troops on alert: army commander

“Operation Snow Leopard” is still ongoing with troops on high alert and ready for any eventuality as disengagements in Ladakh continue to focus on talks, the army’s northern commander said on Saturday, Lieutenant General YK Joshi. Joshi, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C), was speaking at the Northern Command investiture ceremony at his headquarters here in […]

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Pivotal year 2021 for armed forces in J&K and Ladakh: Army Commander | India News

UDHAMPUR (J&K): A senior army officer called Saturday 2021 a “decisive year” for the armed forces on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. He said troops had been bold in opposing “aggressive designs” in the two Union Territories. The General Officer-Commanding-in-Chief of the […]

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Army Commander Lt Gen YK Joshi

The army commander praised all ranks of the northern command (representational) Udhampur (J&K): A senior army officer called Saturday 2021 a “decisive year” for the armed forces on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. He said troops had been bold in opposing “aggressive […]

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Advisor to Sudanese army commander accuses protesters of…

Adviser to Sudanese army commander says those who uphold ‘no partnership, no negotiation, no legitimacy, no haggling’ slogans have attacked the army’s legitimacy, and described them as deceived , while accusing recent mass protests of being violent. Khartoum: Al-Taghyeer Brigadier General al-Taher Abu Haja, Advisor to the Commander of the Sudanese Army and 25and The […]

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UN condemns Kazakhstan for use of peacekeepers by its forces: Reports

The United Nations condemned Kazakhstan after images were released showing its armed forces wearing the distinctive UN peacekeepers during the violence and crackdown on protests last week, which resulted in the deaths of at least 164 people. According to UN spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric, the issue was raised after the organization raised the issue with Kazakhstan’s […]

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Martyr Soleimani took the global oppression breathless in his life

The commander of the army of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Saturday that the counterterrorism commander, Lt. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, was the armed wing of the Islamic revolution during his prolific life, which took the breath away of American global oppression and the Zionist regime. . AhlulBayt News Agency […]

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UN urges Lebanon to investigate attack on peacekeepers – Middle East Monitor

A group of unknown perpetrators attacked United Nations peacekeepers in southern Lebanon on Tuesday evening, according to a UN official. The “blue helmets” saw their vehicles vandalized and official objects stolen in the southern city of Bint Jbeil, a stronghold of Hezbollah. During a press briefing in New York yesterday, UN spokesman Stéphane Dujarric urged […]

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Ukrainian robot vehicle “Peacekeeper” passes factory test

The Ukrainian design and production company Synergy has completed the final factory tests for its new modular unmanned ground vehicle Mirotvorets (Peacekeeper). Managing Director Synergy Ruslan Jalilov said the vehicle’s capabilities were tested in severe weather, low temperatures and severe road conditions. He added that the platform’s optical vision and communications system “regularly enabled” the […]

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Veteran Families Appreciate the Volunteer Service of Marion Honor Guard

BUSHNELL – Tim Hollamby – the only person at his father’s funeral – has a lasting memory and a sense of pride in his late father’s service in the American army through a military honors funeral service by the Marion County Memorial Honor Guard. Fred C. Hollamby, 86, of Haines City, Fla., Who served from […]

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Malawian army commander condemns speculation about government takeover – Malawi 24

Malawi Defense Forces (MDF) Commander Gen. Vincent Nundwe has lambasted speculations that Malawian soldiers are planning to strike and take power, saying the people spreading such rumors are stupid. He made the remarks this morning at the College of the Armed Forces of Malawi (MAFCO) in Salima, where cadets were commissioned and there was also […]

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Yemeni army commander killed in fighting outside Marib – Eurasia Review

By Saeed Al-Batati A Yemeni army commander was among at least 100 fighters killed in the past 24 hours outside the central town of Marib, as Arab coalition warplanes stepped up airstrikes on targets Houthies, officials said. General Nasser Al-Thaybani died while commanding government troops fighting Houthi incursions into the strategic Al-Balaq mountain range that […]

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Army chief meets with Mexican army commander

TBS Report 13 December 2021, 19:40 Last modification: December 13, 2021, 8:29 PM Army Chief of Staff Gen. SM Shafiuddin Ahmed met with Mexican Army Commander Gen. Eufemio Alberto Ibarra Flores on Monday at army headquarters. The two exchanged greetings and discussed the existing friendly relations between the armies of the two countries, read a […]

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India Army Commander to attend Indian CDS funeral

COLOMBO (New 1st); Chief of Defense Staff and Army Commander General Shavendra Silva departs for New Delhi early Friday (10) to attend the military funeral of India’s first Chief of Staff , General Bipin Rawat, who was killed in a helicopter crash. Wednesday (8) with his wife and 11 other people, including soldiers. General Shavendra […]

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NOCPCO to disintegrate from COVID-related activities

COLOMBO (New 1st); The National Operations Center for the Prevention of the COVID-19 Epidemic (NOCPCO) will be converted into an operations center for green agriculture as of Thursday (9), announced the army commander, Gen. Shavendra Silva. “As of today (9), the National Operations Center for the Prevention of the COVID-19 Epidemic (NOCPCO) will disintegrate from […]

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India recalls sacrifice of Indian peacekeeper to UNSC

ANI | Update: 08 Dec. 2021 11:27 STI new York [US], Dec. 8 (NNA): India on Tuesday recalled the sacrifice of Indian peacekeeper Sepoy Johnson Beck to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and highlighted his contribution in troops to peacekeeping missions.At the UNSC meeting for the countries contributing troops to the United Nations Disengagement […]

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General: “No Culture of Sexual Harassment in Wyoming Guard” | Wyoming News

Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – Wyoming National Guard Adjutant General Gregory C. Porter reported on Monday that there is no culture within the Guard that allows for sexual harassment or assault. He made the statement during the meeting of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Interim Committee on Transportation, Highways and […]

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ND Guard Welcomes New Commander for Land Component Command

CAMP GRAFTON TRAINING CENTER, ND – The Land Component Command of the North Dakota National Guard welcomed a new leader today after completing a change of command at Camp Grafton Training Center near Devils Lake. Major General Al Dohrmann, Adjutant General of the North Dakota National Guard, presided over the ceremony. The outgoing commander, the […]

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Northern Army Commander interacts with ‘bravest of the brave’ veterans at Pathankot rally

Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Yogesh Kumar Joshi spoke to “bravest of the brave” veterans at Mamun military station in Punjab on Saturday and urged them to keep trying. to protect the nation from internal and external threats. The military has a long tradition of interacting with its veterans and, following the trial, a veterans […]

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joshi: Northern army commander interacts with veteran soldiers and urges them to continue protecting the nation | India News

PATHANKOT: Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. YK Joshi on Saturday interacted with the “bravest of the brave veterans” at the Mamun military station in the Punjab and urged them to continue their efforts to protect the nation from internal and external threats. A rally of ex-servicemen was organized for veteran soldiers of the Jammu and […]

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Ukrainian Army Commander and CEO Baykar Makina talk about combat drones for …

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valeriy Zaluzhnyi and CEO of Turkey-based Baykar Makina, Haluk Bayraktar, discussed the establishment of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Working Group for the Ukrainian Army . This is according to Zaluzhny’s report posted on Facebook on November 18, Ukrinform reports. “Today I had an important meeting with the […]

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Ukrainian Army Commander and CEO Baykar Makina discuss plans for combat drones

Ukrainian Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief Valeriy Zaluzhnyi and Turkey-based Baykar Makina CEO Haluk Bayraktar discussed the establishment of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Working Group for the Ukrainian Army. This is according to Zaluzhny’s report posted on Facebook on November 18, Ukrinform reports. “Today I had an important meeting with the CEO of Turkish company Baykar Makina, […]

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Thousands of demonstrators in Khartoum against the decisions of the army commander

Thousands of Sudanese took to the streets of the capital Al-Khartoum on Saturday to protest the decisions of Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, the army commander, while the authorities responded by closing all bridges in the face of the demonstrators. Meanwhile, Western countries have renewed their rejection of unilateral military measures and the United Nations demanded the […]

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The Sudanese army commander signs a decree establishing a provisional Sovereign Council.

KHARTOUM: According to Sudan TV, the General Commander of the Sudanese Armed Forces Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan signed a constitutional proclamation establishing a temporary Sovereign Council headed by himself. Al-Burhan was appointed chairman of the Sovereign Council, and General Mohamed Hamdan Daqlu was appointed vice chairman, according to the order. General Sham-Eddin Kabashir, General Yair Al-Atta, […]

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Army Commander Andres Centino is the new AFP chief

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 12) – The Commander of the Philippine Army, Lieutenant General Andres Centino, has been appointed the new Chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Centino succeeded chief of staff Jose Faustino Jr., who retired after a four-month stint. In his speech at the change of command ceremony at Camp […]

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Former peacekeeper remembers Canada’s ‘forgotten battle’ in the former Yugoslavia

A British Columbia veteran looks back on what for many years was one of Canada’s forgotten battles. Tony Spiess is a retired Canadian peacekeeper who served with the United Nations Protection Force in the fractured former Yugoslavia. Read more: Still fresh wounds for Canadians of Bosnian descent 25 years after the Srebrenica massacre In 1993, […]

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Saudi army commander killed in Houthi missile attack on military base

About three ballistic missiles launched by Houthi rebels hit a Saudi military installation near the Yemeni border on Wednesday evening, Sputnik reported, citing multiple sources. The report said that although at least three missiles struck the Saudi military facility, there remained a possibility that at least seven missiles would strike the facility, causing many casualties. […]

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Ukrainian army commander says expansion of Russian military aggression is not excluded

At the opening of the 5th Annual Multinational Conference on Improving Sergeant Training in Ukraine under NATO’s Defense Education Enhancement Program (DEEP), the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Lieutenant -General Valery Zaluzhnyi, said he could not rule out continued military aggression on the part of Russia. Therefore, the armed forces must be ready to […]

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Arab League meets Sudanese army commander and ousted prime minister in Khartoum

The Arab League delegation, led by Ambassador Hossam Zaki, concluded its two-day visit to Khartoum after meeting with several Sudanese officials and personalities, the most prominent of which was Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, the commander of the armed forces, and Abdalla Hamdok, the deposed Prime Minister. The delegation conveyed a verbal message from Arab League Secretary […]

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Army commander inaugurates national and social development projects in Jaffna

General Shavendra Silva General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces and Commander of the Army at the invitation of the Headquarters of the Security Forces – Jaffna (SFHQ-J) inaugurated on November 3 in Jaffna a series of megaprojects of national and social importance. Upon his arrival at Palay airport, Major General Jagath […]

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New army commander with links to Vernon faces sex allegations – Vernon Morning Star

An army commander faced with allegations of sexual misconduct has a background in Vernon. The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service revealed last week that it was investigating the lieutenant general. Trevor Cadieu for alleged “historic” sexual misconduct. The new Commander of the Canadian Army, Lieutenant-General. Cadieu was confirmed by two sources close to the Vernon […]

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New army commander with ties to Vernon faces sexual allegations – Saanich News

An army commander faced with allegations of sexual misconduct has a background in Vernon. The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service revealed last week that it was investigating the lieutenant general. Trevor Cadieu for alleged “historic” sexual misconduct. The new Commander of the Canadian Army, Lieutenant-General. Cadieu was confirmed by two sources close to the Vernon […]

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Senior army commander says 90% of military personnel are fully vaccinated

A senior military commander in Western Canada says he doesn’t expect much opposition from Canadian Forces personnel over mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. Ottawa demands that federal employees, including the military, be fully immunized by the end of this month. The government also expects employers in federally regulated industries, including banks and airlines, to do the same. […]

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Senior Army Commander Says 90% of Canadian Military Are Fully Immunized

Breadcrumb Links New national Brig.-Gen. Bill Fletcher, who is in charge of the 3rd Canadian Division Western Canada, said he’s not worried about a decline of what he calls a small percentage. Author of the article: Canadian press Bill Graveland Canadian flag patch on the uniforms of the armed forces. Photo by photo file /Postmedia […]

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Senior Army Commander Says 90% of Military is Fully Immunized – Vancouver Island Free Daily

A senior military commander in Western Canada says he doesn’t expect much opposition from Canadian Forces personnel over mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. Ottawa demands that federal employees, including the military, be fully immunized by the end of this month. The government also expects employers in federally regulated industries, including banks and airlines, to do the same. […]

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New army commander investigated for “historic allegations” – Canada News

Photo: Canadian Armed Forces The new Commander of the Canadian Army, Lieutenant-General. Trevor Cadieu denies any wrongdoing after the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service revealed on Wednesday that the senior officer was under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct. Cadieu was recently promoted and a ceremony to install him as head of the army was scheduled […]

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Brig. General Wilbur Mamawag is Acting Army Commander in the Eastern Visayas

Brigadier General Wilbur Mamawag has been appointed Acting Commander of the 8th Infantry Division (ID). Photo courtesy of the Philippine Army Facebook page CITY OF TACLOBAN –– Eastern Visayas have a new senior military official. Brigadier General Wilbur Mamawag was appointed Acting Commander of the 8th Infantry Division (ID) in Simple Rites at the Division […]

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Germany Suspends Soldiers From Military Guard Over Right-Wing Allegations | News | DW

Germany is investigating a far-right organization within the army’s honor guard battalion, the Defense Ministry said on Friday. The group presents itself as the “pack of wolves” (Wolfsrudel) and is also scrutinized for its initiation rituals and sexual abuse. The prestigious battalion’s 2nd Company, best known for hosting foreign heads of state and for its […]

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New army commander under investigation for “historical allegations”

OTTAWA –The Department of National Defense says the new commander of the Canadian army is under investigation by military police. Lieutenant-General. Trevor Cadieu was to take up his new duties on September 7. In a joint written statement, the Department of Defense and the Canadian Armed Forces said Acting Chief of Defense Gen. Wayne Eyre […]

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Southern Army commander urges veterans to exercise restraint during festivals to avoid spike in cases

Reaching out to veterans of the armed forces in a personal message, Southern Army Commander Lt. Gen. JS Nain urged them to exercise restraint during festivals to avoid being hit by a new wave of Covid-19 cases. In a letter to veterans, Lt. Gen. Nain said: “As I review the status of Covid-19 cases in […]

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Southern Army Commander urges veterans to exercise restraint during festivities to avoid wave of Covid

Reaching out to veterans of the armed forces, the Commander of the Army of the South, Lt. Gen. JS Nain, urged them to exercise restraint during the festivities to avoid being hit by a new wave of Covid cases -19. In a letter to veterans, Lt. Gen. Nain said: “As I review the status of […]

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“Army chief must take the correct course”: former army commander on Aarti video, Chinar Corps Tweet

In a forceful and candid interview, which will not please the current leadership of the military, one of his most esteemed former army commanders sharply criticized the video of a aarti performing in a ceremonial parade at the Regimental Artillery Center as well as a birthday greeting tweet sent to the Prime Minister by the […]

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Iraqi army arrests officers amid crackdown on military escorts for election candidates

A senior Iraqi general said the arrests were part of efforts to keep the distance between the military establishment and political activities ahead of next month’s elections. News of arrests – an attempt to ensure the neutrality of Iraqi security institutions – is compounded by institutional demands to protect voters and candidates [] The Iraqi […]

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Drill Sparks scares 9/11 “crash” as fighter plane escorts plane and “bang” heard over Paris

A 9/11 anniversary Air Force exercise involving an airliner and a jet raised fears of a crash after a loud bang was heard. Eyewitnesses in Paris yesterday spotted an Airbus A330 followed by a French Rafale fighter jet as it roared at low altitude. The passenger plane roared over Paris with a warplane apparently chasing […]

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Pakistani UN peacekeeper martyred in western Sudan

RAWALPINDI – A Pakistani peacekeeper serving in the United Nations Mission in Darfur, Sudan embraced martyrdom while on duty, a press release from the media wing of the army. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Lance Naik Adil Jan, 38, embraced martyrdom while serving in the UN mission in Darfur. The brave Pakistani belonged to […]

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Threat of Russian provocations on the growing border, mainly in the Donbass

The number of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine has not changed much today, while at the same time there has been an increase in battle groups of battalions along the entire border of Ukraine as part of the Russian-Belarusian exercise West 2021. This is according to the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, […]

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Colombian court rejects indictment of former army commander for extrajudicial killings

Colombian Army Commander General Mario Montoya speaks to media in Bogota, November 4, 2008. REUTERS / Jose Miguel Gomez / File Photo BOGOTA, Aug.31 (Reuters) – A Colombian court has rejected a decision by the attorney general’s office to indict a former army commander for his alleged responsibility in 104 extrajudicial killings because he lacks […]

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Former British Army Commander in Afghanistan Warns of Terrorist Threat “Greater Than Before 9/11”

Good Morning Britain spoke to the former commander of British forces in Afghanistan, Colonel Richard Kemp, who is having problems with the current handling of the situation in Kabul. Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Good Morning Britain: “The terrorist threat is now” more important than ever since […]

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Foreign Minister visits Bangladeshi peacekeepers contingents in South Sudan

Numerical Star Ratio Sat Aug 21, 2021 2:20 PM Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs “> Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday visited the Bangladesh peacekeeping contingents in South Sudan. He visited the Bangladesh Engineer Construction Unit and the Bangladesh Maritime Forces Unit deployed in the United Nations Mission […]

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The border between Latvia and Belarus is not well equipped / Article

The border between Latvia and Belarus is not very well equipped, the commander of the National Armed Forces (NBS) LeonÄ«ds Kalniņš told Latvian radio on 11 August. Kalniņš said that there are places where “holes” remain and that these areas are now monitored more than others, requiring more human resources than state border guards can […]

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Zelensky replaces the commander-in-chief of the army

On July 27, President Volodymyr Zelensky sacked Ruslan Khomchak from the post of Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, appointing Major General Valeriy Zaluzhny on the same day. This is according to Serhiy Nykyforov, the press secretary of the Ukrainian president, who spoke at a briefing in Kiev on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The […]

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UNIFIL and the FAL pay tribute to the French peacekeepers who fell in combat

UNIFIL and the Lebanese Armed Forces (FAL) today paid tribute to a fallen French peacekeeper, who died on Saturday from health problems, in a solemn ceremony held at a base French UNIFIL in Deir Kifa, southern Lebanon. Speaking on behalf of the UNIFIL family, Acting Force Commander Brigadier General Irvine Nii-Ayitey Aryeetey expressed his sincere […]

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British Army commander reportedly leaked classified plans to upgrade tank in War Thunder

A British War Thunder player who also serves in his country’s armed forces could be in hot water after apparently posting classified British military documents with the aim of upgrading the Challenger 2 tank in the game. War Thunder is a multiplayer military vehicle combat simulation produced by Gaijin Entertainment that allows players to get […]

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President relieves army commander Korom of his duties

President János Áder has relieved Ferenc Korom of his post as commander of the Hungarian armed forces, according to a decree published in the official Magyar Közlöny newspaper on Wednesday. Korom’s relief was proposed by the Minister of Defense and will take effect on June 1, according to the decree. Áder appointed Lieutenant General Ferenc […]

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Memorial ceremony in Beirut to honor fallen Nepalese peacekeepers

UNIFIL Chief of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today led a commemorative ceremony at Rafic Hariri International Airport in Beirut, paying tribute to a Nepalese peacekeeper who recently died while ‘he served for peace in southern Lebanon. UNIFIL chief extends his deepest condolences to the family and friends of Nepalese enlisted […]

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Nigeria’s top military commander killed in plane crash, World News

Nigerian army commander Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and other officers were killed on Friday when their plane crashed in bad weather in the north of the country, officials said. Army chief of staff Attahiru was only appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in January as part of a reshuffle of the military high command to better […]

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Nigerian army chief killed in plane crash

Published on: 05/22/2021 – 02:24Amended: 05/22/2021 – 02:08 Nigerian army commander Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and other officers were killed on Friday when their plane crashed in bad weather in the north of the country, officials said. Army chief of staff Attahiru was only appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in January as part of a […]

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Admittedly, VP Kamala Harris did not greet the military escorts; here’s why not

The Associated Press reviews some of the most popular but completely bogus stories and visuals of the week. This one is bogus, even though it has been widely shared on social media. Here are the facts: CLAIM: Vice President Kamala Harris disrespected the military when she failed to greet military escorts as they boarded Air […]

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Human rights groups urge UN to halt talks over increase in Bangladeshi peacekeepers – benarnews

Human rights groups urge UN to review ties with Bangladesh armed forces in light of TV documentary alleging corruption of senior government officials, including Bangladeshi army chief who is due to visit the UN headquarters this week. The joint appeal by Human Rights Watch and six other rights groups came as more media in the […]

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The remains of a Rwandan peacekeeper killed in CAR returnees | New times

The Rwandan Defense Forces (RDF) confirmed receiving the coffin containing the remains of the deceased Rwandan peacekeeper, Sergeant Jean d’Amour Nsabimana, who arrived in Rwanda from the Central African Republic on Thursday, January 21. Nsabimana was killed on January 13 during attacks by elements of an armed group opposed to the peace process in the […]

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Fourth Ivorian UN peacekeeper dead in attack in Mali

The death toll from an attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali has risen to four after another soldier died from his wounds, the United Nations said Thursday. A detachment of Ivorian peacekeepers was on Wednesday between Douentza and Timbuktu in the northwest when it hit one or more roadside bombs before being the target of […]

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Russian peacekeeper injured in Nagorno-Karabakh mine explosion

MOSCOW, November 23. / TASS /. An officer of the Russian peacekeeping contingent was injured in a mine explosion in Nagorno-Karabakh while searching for those killed in the armed conflict, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Monday. In addition, an Azerbaijani officer was killed and four officials from the Emergency Ministry of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh […]

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Russian peacekeeper injured in landmine explosion in Nagorno-Karabakh

An officer of the Russian peacekeeping forces was injured by a mine explosion while searching for fallen servicemen in Nagorno-Karabakh, an officer of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces was killed and four representatives of the Ministry of Emergencies of the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh were injured as a result of the explosion of ammunition, reported TASS, citing […]

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Where and when Russia acted as a peacekeeper

Croatia (1992-1995) Russia’s first experience of participating in peacekeeping missions took place during the war in Croatia in the early 1990s. The Croats’ desire to separate from Yugoslavia was rejected by the local Serbs, who instead announced the creation of their own unrecognized state, the Serbian Republic of Krajina. A UN peacekeeping force, which included […]

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Peacekeeper Park baffled as conservation authority decides to end lease

Breadcrumb Links Local News An Elgin County park dedicated to fallen Canadian Armed Forces peacekeepers may soon find itself without a home after the conservation authority that owns the land chose not to renew its lease. Author of the article: Max Martin • Journalist of the Local Journalism Initiative Publication date : Sep 07, 2020 […]

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UNIFIL and ALF pay tribute to deceased Ghanaian peacekeeper

UNIFIL, its strategic partner the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and fellow UN peacekeepers today paid their last respects to a Ghanaian soldier who recently succumbed to illness while serving in the peace in southern Lebanon. A 28-year veteran of the Ghana Armed Forces, Warrant Officer (Warrant Officer) Ackah Patrick died at the age of 51 […]

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UN investigating whether DR Congo peacekeeper killed protester in Beni

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in DR Congo said on Wednesday it was launching an investigation after obtaining evidence that one of its soldiers had killed a young protester. “The elements we have indicate that it is the peacekeepers who are responsible for the death of this young man,” a spokesman for the mission, MONUSCO, […]