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The Mountain Troops Returned Home

The military of the 33rd Mountain Battalion “Posada” who participated for six months in NATO ISAF operation, in Afghanistan, returned home. The State Secretary and Chief of Department of Defense Policy and Planning, Corneliu Dobritoiu and the Deputy Chief of General Staff, Lieutenant General Ph.D. Mihail Orzeata, welcomed them during the ceremony occurred Thursday, February 7, in Curtea de Arges.

The ceremony was also attended by Lieutenant General Ph.D. Teodor Frunzeti, Chief of the Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ph.D. Florian Pinta, commander of the 2nd Joint Operational Command, local officials, military in activity, reserve and retreat, relatives of the military and the wife of post mortem Second Lieutenant Aurel Marcu, lost on duty on September 6, 2007.

For special merits in this mission, several military were awarded, through the Presidential Decree. Lieutenant Nicolae Grigore received “Serviciul Credincios” National Order in rank of Knight, and the “Serviciul Credincios” National Medal was granted to Senior Sergeants Marius Enescu and Mircea Solomon, and to Lance Corporal Alex-Octavian Zafiu.

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