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Lieutenant Dan Cristian Canuci PR officer of the 26th Infantry Battalion “Neagoe Basarab” in mission in Iraq transmitted:

In the responsibility area of the 26th Infantry Battalion ”Neagoe Basarab” participating in the military actions developed by the Coalition in the Iraqi theater of operations the situation is relative calm but the risk is still high.

One of the Red Scorpions’ important mission this period of time is to secure the railway and the high tension network in their area of responsibility.

Daily, for 17 hours the armored amphibious carriers run for more then 200 km in the desert at high temperatures and in heavy dust.

In parallel the military from Craiova are developing patrol missions on the main ways of communication and are monitoring the traffic of cars in order to forbid the access in the area to the persons with armament and ammunition. In the same time they continue to secure the White Camp near Nasiriya, this being the Red Scorpions’ permanent mission.

The moral of the Romanian military is good. In their spare time they are watching the European Football Championship from Portugal in plain air or in their tents. Waiting to be replaced by their colleagues from Bistrita the Red Scorpions do make plans for their holiday.


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