Monthly Archives: December 2017

EUTM-SOMALIA: NEW BOOT FOR SOMALI 2nd “FLAME” COMPANY AND “TRAIN THE TRAINERS” TRAINEES

Thanks to a donation from the Spanish Army, framed as a member State in European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S), it was possible to equip Somali trainees of 2nd “Flame” Company and “Train the Trainers” Course, with new boots for completing the hardest part of training in the best conditions. The delivery, which took

EUTM-SOMALIA – THE SOMALI DEFENCE FORCES COMMANDER MEET “STRAND 2A” MILITARY COORDINATION GROUP

Somali Defense Forces Commander, General Abdiweli Jama Hussein, for the first time after his appointment, attended a meeting at European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) Headquarters on “Strand 2A” Military Coordination Group, together with representatives from EUTM-S, United States of America, United Kingdom and United Nations. The meeting allowed General Hussein to closely observe

EUTM-SOMALIA – VISIT TO THE NEW SOMALI DEFENSE FORCES COMMANDER

The EUTM-S (European Union Training Mission-Somalia) Commander, Brigadier General Pietro Addis, visited on 24th Oct the Somali Defense Forces Headquarters in Mogadishu, meeting with the new Commander, General Abdiweli Jama Hussein. During the meeting, Brigadier General Addis, congratulated with General Hussein for his prestigious appointment, illustrated the mandate of EUTM-S and explained him current

EUTM-SOMALIA – VISIT TO THE NEW SECTOR 12 COMMANDER IN MOGADISHU

The European Unit Training Mission-Somalia (EUTM-S) Commander, Brigadier General Pietro Addis, visited on 21st Oct SNA Sector 12 Command in Mogadishu, meeting with the new Commander, Brigadier General Omar Deheere, who was appointed on 10th October. In addition to renewing feelings of closeness to the recent attack, Gen. Addis illustrated the tasks and the

EUTM-SOMALIA – A HELP TO THE SOMALI PEOPLE FOLLOWING THE TERRORIST ATTACK TO MOGADISHU

At a distance of a week since the unprecedented deadly attack in the center of Mogadishu, the European Union Training Mission - Somalia (EUTM-S) continues to support the Somali people by donating medicines and re-launching an important campaign for voluntary blood donation. The initiative also deserved a special mention by the European Union Head

EUTM-SOMALIA – VISIT FROM MILITARY PLANNING AND CONDUCT CABABILITY (MPCC) DELEGATION

On 18 and 19 October, a delegation of European Military Planning and Conduct Capabilities (MPCC) visited the European Union Training Mission - Somalia (EUTM-S) in Mogadishu. Delegation, led by Col. Joachim BRUNS, the MPCC Branch Chief Current Mission, was welcomed by the Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Pietro Addis, who, after giving them a

EUTM-S INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF TRAINING COURSE FOR THE “FLAME” 2nd LIGHT INFANTRY COMPANY

On October 2nd at the General Dhagabadan Training Center (GDTC), in the presence of the Somali Deputy Chief of Defence Forces for Support, General Bile Ibrahim Adan together with other military and civilian authorities, took place the opening training course ceremony in favour of 2nd Infantry Company of the Battalion “Flame” of the Somali National Army (SNA).