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A delegation of the 2nd Operational Command from Buzau these days are in documentation and reconnaissance mission in Iraq due to the introducing of a new contingent in the theater of operations. Command officers from the 812th Infantry Battalion from Bistrita headed by Lieutenant Colonel Dorin Blaiu will replace in July at Nassirya the “Red Scorpions” from Craiova.

The aim of this mission is to solve different logistics problems and the new officers to be inured to the specific of the missions in Iraq, especially in the Romanian area of responsibility; meantime in the country they are performing the preparations before the leave for the theater of operations.

The military from Bistrita who in January 2003 replaced their colleagues from Craiova in Afghanistan will be subordinated to the Italian Brigade “Pozzoulo del Friuli” that recently replaced the Brigade “Ariete”. The new commander of the Italian Brigade, General Corrado Dalzini visited the Romanian camp at White Horse in order to find out the specific of the missions our military are performing within their area of responsibility.

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