Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.73 - 10 March 2016
Ceremony at the Return of the 811th Infantry Battalion
The ceremony marking the return of the 811th Infantry Battalion from Afghanistan will take place at 12.00 hrs., on Friday, March 11, in Bobâlna Square, Dej Municipality, in the presence of the Minister of National Defence, Mihnea Motoc, and the chief of General Staff, General Nicolae Ciucă.
The 420 troops of the 811th Infantry Battalion participated in Resolute Support mission over August 2015 to March 2016. The about 1,500 missions they carried out in Kandahar Province consisted in ensuring the security of the base and the coalition forces, offering counselling and assistance to Afghan military and security forces, participating in projects concerning education, material dissemination and humanitarian assistance.