Monthly Archives: March 2018

EUTM-S TOGETHER WITH AMISOM TROOPS LED A LIVE FIRE EXERCISE FOR SOMALI MARITIME POLICE UNIT PERSONNEL AT THE GDTC SHOOTING RANGE

On 27th March, the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S), supported the European Union Capacity Building Mission Somalia (EUCAP) in a live fire training exercise aimed to improve the operational capability of Somali Maritime Police Unit (SMU). African Union Mission Somalia (AMISOM) personnel were involved as well with Force protection personnel and mentors. The

MEETING AMONG MINISTER OF DEFENCE, EU HEAD OF DELEGATION AND EUTM-S MISSION FORCE COMMANDER

On March 19th, in Villa Gashandiga - headquarters of the Somali Ministry of Defence and Somali National Army General Staff – the EU Head of Delegation, Ambassador Veronique Lorenzo and EUTM-S Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Pietro Addis, met with the Minister of Defence, Mohamed Mursal; the meeting allowed the EU Ambassador and the

JOINT “MEDAL PARADE” CEREMONY BETWEEN EUTM SOMALIA AND EUCAP SOMALIA WAS HELD IN MOGADISHU

A joint event to award medals to personnel serving with the EU Military Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM Somalia) and the EU Capacity Building Mission in Somalia (EUCAP Somalia), as a symbol of recognition of service, was held at the International Campus in Mogadishu on March 3rd. EUTM-S Commander, BG Pietro Addis and EUCAP

EUROPEAN TRAINING MISSION SOMALIA (EUTM-S) CONCLUDES THE SOMALI NATIONAL ARMY STAFF TRAINING COURSE IN MOGADISHU WITH A COMMAND POST EXERCISE (CPX)

On March, 1st 2018, the Staff Training Course, led by European Union Training Mission (EUTM-S) was concluded with a Command Post Exercise that linked Sector 60 in Baidoa, Sector 12 in Mogadiscio and the Somali National Army (SNA) General Staff. The exercise “Gashan”, the 1st Command Post Exercise in the SNA, was aimed to