Mogadishu, 19 May 2019 – Yesterday, at International Campus in Mogadishu, the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) awarded medals to Italian, Spanish, British, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese, Romanian and Serbian military personnel for their outstanding contribution to the Mission, which aims to strengthen federal defense institutions in Somalia. The ceremony was held jointly with the
Mogadishu, 1st May 2019. The 6th Train-the-Trainers course to be delivered by the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) ended on 30 April and was marked with a closing ceremony at General Daghadaban Training Centre (GDTC) in Mogadishu. After 14 weeks of challenging training, 12 new Somali National Army (SNA) instructors qualified and now
THE EUROPEAN TRAINING MISSION SOMALIA FAMILY – Discovering the 8 national contingents. Today … Italy!
INTRODUCING ITALIAN HQ STAFF, ADVISORS AND TRAINERS FROM THE EUROPEAN TRAINING MISSION SOMALIA Italian personnel cover positions in the Training Team, Advisory Team, Close Protection Team and Mission Force Headquarters, including the Mission Force Commander. The Italy also provide a Force Protection Unit, whose contribution will be covered in a subsequent post. Thanks
The 3rd Light Infantry Company course closing ceremony took place at General Daghadaban Training Centre (GDTC) on 07th April 2019. The Somali National Army (SNA) Light Infantry Company was trained for 17 weeks by EUTM-S Training Team personnel. They were assisted by Somali instructors, who EUTM-S had previously trained on the recent 5th Train-the-Trainer
MEDAL PARADE: EUROPEAN UNION TRAINING MISSION SOMALIA PERSONNEL AWARDED THE COMMON SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY (CSDP) SERVICE MEDAL
Mogadishu, 24th March 2019 – Today was a memorable day at European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) compound in Mogadishu, where the Mission held a joint medal parade with the EU Capacity Building Mission in Somalia (EUCAP Somalia) to recognise the service of our personnel. EUTM-S Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Matteo Spreafico and
THE FIRST EUROPEAN UNION TRAINING MISSION SOMALIA (EUTM-S) COUNTER IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE COURSE HAS ENDED
On 21st of February the first EUROPEAN UNION TRAINING MISSION SOMALIA (EUTM-S) Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Course concluded at General Dhagabadan Training Camp in Mogadishu. The EUTM-S C-IED course two week training programme was designed to give general awareness about C-IED procedures to selected Somali National Army (SNA) trainees. EUTM-S trainers delivered both
Mogadishu, 15th February 2019 – European Union Training Mission-Somalia (EUTM-Somalia) personnel commemorated Serbia’s National Day, on 15th February at EUTM Somalia compound, inside the International Campus in Mogadishu. On 15 February 1835, the Principality of Serbia adopted the first Constitution in the Balkan region. It established a Serbian Parliament, with a royal dynasty and
EUROPEAN UNION TRAINING MISSION SOMALIA (EUTM-S): GRADUATION OF THE FIRST COMBAT ENGINEERING COURSE FOR 2019
On 7th February 2019 the closing ceremony of the 4th EUTM-S Combat Engineering Course was held at the General Dhagabadan Training Camp in Mogadishu (GDTC). The project planning and development of the military combat engineering course package began in 2017, and the first course was successfully delivered to Somali National Army (SNA) trainees in
THE EUROPEAN TRAINING MISSION SOMALIA FAMILY – Discovering the 8 national contingents. Today… Finland!
THE EUROPEAN TRAINING MISSION SOMALIA FAMILY – Discovering the 8 national contingents. Today… Finland! An occasion to better know the eight contingents that are composing EUTM-S… The Finland personnel is covering position in EUTM-S HQ staff, and Training team. Thanks Finland!!…Kiitos Suomi!!!
Mogadishu, 18th January 2019 – Lt. Gen. Esa PULKKINEN, Director of the EU Military Planning and Conduct Capability (DMPCC) and Commander of the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM Somalia), paid a visit to the European contingent in Mogadishu between the 15th and the 17th of January, welcomed by the Mission Force Commander (MFCdr),