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Minister Dușa Congratulated "Scorpionii Galbeni" upon their Return from Afghanistan


The ceremony organized for the return of the 2nd "Scorpionii Galbeni" Maneuver Battalion from Afghanistan took place on Thursday, 22 August, in Victoriei Square, Timișoara, in the presence of defence minister Mircea Dușa and the chief of General Staff, Lieutenant General Ștefan Dănilă.

"I congratulate you personally and on behalf of the military leadership for your professional conduct in the missions assigned to you by ISAF during the last six months. It is with great satisfaction that I see you followed my direct order of returning home safely”, the defence minister said.

Minister Dușa emphasized that the troops of Timișoara were praised in all the messages received from the international partners from Afghanistan, that the way they accomplished their tasks in their area of responsibility was highly appreciated. Also, the defence minister thanked ISAF and the American partners for the consistent support given to the Romanian soldiers in the Afghan theater of operations.

The ceremony of Timișoara was also attended by representatives of the military services, local authorities, soldiers’ families, reserve and retired military personnel.

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