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Captain Florin Paraschiv, PR officer of the 300th Infantry Battalion “Sfantul Andrei” from Galati transmitted:

The transfer of authority ceremony between the 281st Infantry Battalion “Bold Eagles” and the 300th Infantry Battalion “Sfantul Andrei” was conducted Monday, January 17, 05 in the camp near the Kandahar International Airport where the Romanian militaries participating in ENDURING FREEDOM mission are camped.

The ceremony was held in the presence of the Joint Multinational Force commander, Major General Eric Olson, the chief of Staff of the 2nd Joint Operational Command, Brigade General Liviu Serban and the commander of the 3rd US Infantry Brigade “Bronco”, Colonel Richard Pedersen.

General Olson thanked the 281st Infantry Battalion for their contribution in fulfilling the missions. “ I never worried on the Kandahar military base security when I knew you were on security posts and patrol missions outside the camp. The Force Command is fully trusting in the professionalism and competencies of the Romanian forces”.

Starting today, January 18, 05 the 300th Infantry Battalion “Sfantul Andrei” is subordinated in action to the 3rd Infantry Brigade “Bronco”.

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