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The Mountain Troops' repatriation ceremony


State Secretary Viorel Oancea, chief of Department of Defence Policy and Planning, participated Thursday, February 12, in Campulung Muscel to the ceremony of repatriation of the militaries from the 30th Mountain Battalion "Dragoslavele", from Afghanistan. Alongside the relatives and friends, Major General Stefan Oprea, director of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Teodor Frunzeti, chief of the Land Forces' Staff and military and civilian officials participated in this ceremony, too.


After reviewing the militaries, the State Secretary Oancea thanked them for the way they performed their missions in the theater of operations and he expressed his deep regret for the death of Second Lieutenant Dragos Traian Alexandrescu, killed in action in Afghanistan.

"The entire Romanian Armed Forces value the sacrifice of the hero from Muscel and respectfully bow the forehead in sign of respect for his supreme sacrifice", stated the State Secretary.

The militaries with special merits in missions and wounded on August 31, 2008, during the repatriation ceremony were awarded with medals - Senior Sergeant Irinel Matei, NCO Bogdan Angelescu, soldier Marius Mihai and soldier Claudiu Butoi.


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