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The 21st Mountain Battalion in the ceremony of leaving in mission


The military ceremony occasioned by the leaving in the theatre of operations in Afghanistan occurred Monday, December 15, in Predeal for the militaries from the 21st Mountain Battalion “General Leonard Mociulschi”.
“You are soldiers of peace in a world with no peace for three decades. You have to help the Afghani people to build a better future” stated Lieutenant General (reserve) Ion Oprisor, State Adviser in the Department of National Security and Secretary of the Homeland Defense Supreme Council.
In his turn, Lieutenant General Teodor Frunzeti, chief of the Army Staff underlined: “You are the best ambassadors of Romania, you represent our interests alongside the other militaries participating in the missions in the theatres of operations” and asked them to take care “colleague about colleague and commanders about subordinates” so that after six months to meet again in the same formula.
The representatives of the MoD leadership and the local officials participated in this activity together with the relatives of the militaries.
On this occasion, General Mociulschi’s descendants offered the trophy “General Mociulschi” on 2008 to the Mountain Battalion.
The militaries from the 21st Mountain Battalion will replace in Qalat their colleagues from the 30th Maneuver Battalion in mission since July.


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