Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.74 - 31 March 2014
Hero Claudiu Constantin Vulpoiu Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant Posthumously
The Minister of National Defence, Mircea Duşa, signed the promotion order to 2nd Lieutenant (posthumous) of Sergeant Major Claudiu Constantin Vulpoiu, who lost his life during a mission in Afghanistan.
The defence minister submitted to the President of Romania the proposition to decorate the officer posthumously with the national order "Steaua României", knight rank for military men, with war insignia.