Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.17 - 27 January 2016
Ceremony to mark the departure of 2nd Infantry Battalion “Călugăreni” to Afghanistan
The ceremony to mark the departure of 2nd Infantry Battalion “Călugăreni” to Afghanistan will take place on Thursday, January 28th, starting from 11.00 am, at the unit headquarters, Bucharest.
After a four-month training period, the soldiers are ready to participate in NATO “Resolute Support” Mission to provide for the force protection of Kandahar military base and offer counselling to the Afghan security forces.
The journalists interested in attending the event will be waited on Thursday, January 28, at the 2nd Infantry Battalion “Călugăreni” headquarters from 290 Olteniței Avenue starting from 10.15 am. Point of contact: lieutenant-colonel Mădălina Ilinca – telephone number 0729 320 834.