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LMP Romania: 10 Years of Activity

Liga Militarilor Profesioniști (transl.: Professional Military League, abbrev. LMP) is a non-governmental, apolitical and non-unionist association that was founded on 1 June 2010. The military association arises out of the desire to continue a military tradition that dates back to the interwar period, considering that here, in Constanta, was established …

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News From Denmark

Now that a new wave of the COVID-19 epidemic has been registered in Denmark, the armed forces continue to protect their employees. There is still a focus on extra thorough cleaning of workplaces and employee safety. Protective agents in the form of e.g. face masks and gloves are recommended where …

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Spanish Soldiers: Struggling for Dignified Remuneration

The Spanish military are called upon to defend their right to dignified remuneration. The protest demonstration is scheduled in Madrid, on Saturday, 19 September 2020. Professional military associations – AUME, ASFASPRO, ATME, UMT – have called to mobilization after a meeting of no effect with the Minister of Defense last …

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PFEARFU On The Situation In Greece

The following information and translations were provided by PFEARFU. In mid-July and from 10 to 23 August 2020, Turkey unilaterally issued NAVTEX concerning the sailing of the URUC REIS research vessel for seismic surveys. As soon as the Turkish research vessel, accompanied by the Turkish fleet, entered the Greek continental …

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Situation of the President of SOVCG

On Thursday 2 July 2020 Zdravko Kasalica, President of the Trade Union of Defense and Army of Montenegro (SOVCG) and his wife Makedonka Kasalica, a lawyer, have been arrested under the suspicion of money laundering. Without going into detail or interfering with the investigation, EUROMIL has doubts about the reasons …

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PFEARFU Reaction on Involvement of Greek Armed Forces in Controlling Cases of COVID-19 at Ports and Airports

PFEARFU expresses the strong dissatisfaction of our colleagues, regarding the announcement of 28 June 2020, through the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Mr. Hardalias regarding the involvement of the Armed Forces in controlling cases of COVID-19, in ports and airports. We are unable to believe what was initially conveyed to …

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PFEARFU Visit to Evros

Abstract – PFEARFU held an official visit to the region of Evros in order to honor our colleagues who deal with the immigration flows at the borders between our country and Turkey. Our delegation also held meetings with the military leadership and our President announced the board decision, to offer …

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The impact of socio-demographic features on anxiety and depression amongst navy veterans after retirement: a cross-sectional study

Retirement from work may trigger various changes in everyday life that affect mental health. The current cross-sectional study, conducted with 231 veterans, examines the relationship between socio-demographic features and both anxiety and depression in navy veterans after retirement. Spielberg’s State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) was used for anxiety assessment, and the …

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PFEARFU participated in the Committee of Social Affairs in the Greek Parliament

On Thursday 20 February 2020, PFEARFU officially participated in the Committee of Social Affairs in the Greek Parliament in order to discuss and submit proposals on the new draft law of the Ministry of Social Affairs. Their main proposals were: The military personnel should not demobilised before the required 40 years of …

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PFEARFU held a formal meeting with the Greek Minister of Digital Governance

On 14 February  2020, PFEARFU held a formal meeting with the Minister of Digital Governance Mr. Kyriakos Pierrakakis. During the meeting, the PFEARFU delegation discussed and proposed ways to resolve old bureaucratic obstacles, concerning medical care and reimbursement of travel expenses for military personnel. The Minister finally proposed to co-organise, together …

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