Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.180 - 30 August 2015
Handover⁄Takeover Ceremony of the Command of the 1st DACICA Infantry Division to the Multinational Division Southeast
The Minister of National Defence, Mircea Dușa, will participate in the handover/takeover ceremony of the command the of the 1st DACICA Infantry Division to the Multinational Division Southeast, at the unit location in Bucharest, on Monday, August 31.
During the ceremony, the new commander of the Multinational Division Southeast will be appointed, namely Brigadier General Ovidiu-Liviu Uifăleanu, former commander of the 81st “General Grigore Bălan” Mechanized Brigade.
Journalists interested in participating in the ceremony are expected at the Division HQ, on 6-8 Antiaeriană St., between 13.00 and 13.30 on Monday, August 31.
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Romania pledged itself to contribute to the consolidation of NATO force structure by creating and rendering operational a divisional command available to NATO, that would offer additional options for NATO-led operations in the southern region of the allied eastern flank. The implementation calendar of this project established that the initial operational capacity will be reached by 2016, while the full one by 2018.