September 3rd, 2019 – EUTM-S Commander, Brigadier General Antonello De Sio, meet in Villa Gashandiga the new Chief of Defence Forces, Brigadier General Odowaa Yuusuf Raage. The two Officer discussed about the daily activities of advising, mentoring and training that are carried out by the European Union mission, in support of the Somali Army.
EUTM-S: CHANGE OF COMMAND AMONG BRIGADIER GENERAL MATTEO SPREAFICO AND BRIGADIER GENERAL ANTONELLO DE SIO
Mogadishu 8th August 2019 – The European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Matteo Spreafico, has handed over the Command of the mission to his successor Brigadier General Antonello De Sio. The ceremony for the transfer of authority took place at the EUTM-S Headquarters in Mogadishu, attended by European Union
The European Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) Medal Parade is a military ceremony in which participant are praised for their contribution to the work of the European Mission that directly supports the build-up of the Somali National Army (SNA) through training, mentoring and advising. The ceremony for International troops and civilian personnel from EUCAP Somalia
Today, we introduce the Force Protection Unit of EUTM-S, constituted from the 6° Italian Bersaglieri Regiment. The FPU provides daily security for EUTM-S personnel. Thanks FPU. Thanks Italy!! - Grazie Italia !!!
Mogadishu, 22nd May 2019. The closing ceremony of the 1st Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) course was held at the General Dhagabadan Training Center (GDTC) in the morning of 22nd May. The course lasted fourteen days involving ten SNA soldiers, eight man and one woman, from the 62° Battalion Medical Xooga Hospital. The main
Mogadishu, 21st May 2019 – On 20th May, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission (HR/VP) Federica Mogherini, visited EUTM Somalia headquarters at Mogadishu International Airport (MIA), as part of her visit to the country’s capital. The HR/VP Federica Mogherini was welcomed by a guard of
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
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