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Defend With Pride

“Defend with Pride”, the new LGBT network of the Irish defence forces, was  officially launched on 11 October 2016 with the aim of making the defence forces a more diverse place. The objectives of the network are “to provide support, information and guidance for LGBT personnel and Allies who wish …

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Recalling Problems of Military Personnel With Temporary Contracts

Abstract – On the occasion of the Spanish National Day celebrated on 12 October 2016, ATME highlights the problems of military personnel with temporary contracts. The regulations which enable the Spanish armed forces to recruit military personnel on short term contracts were initially designed to contribute to the professionalisation of …

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Solution of the Problem to Outsource Cleaning Services in Spanish Army

Abstract – The Spanish Council of Ministers authorized several exceptions in the implementation of the Order HAP / 1169/2016 of 14 July 2016.  The latter had resulted in the termination of outsourced cleaning services in the facilities of the Spanish army. One of the exceptions made by the Council of …

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Contingency Plan After Termination of Outsourced Cleaning Service in the Spanish Army

Abstract – The approval of the Order HAP / 1169/2016 of 14 July 2016 resulted in a situation, where the Spanish army is legally unable to hire outsourced cleaning services for its facilities. Awaiting a Council of Ministers decision to end this dilemma, the Directorate Quartering adopted general guidelines allowing the …

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HOSZ Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Abstract – EUROMIL’s Hungarian member association HOSZ celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. On this occasion, the union organized a family and sport event on 17 September 2016. In spite of the rainy weather more than 600 members of HOSZ took part on the exceptional stylish sport, cultural and entertaining …

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Security at Schiphol Airport at Risk Due to High Workload

Abstract – Because of understaffing and a high workload, the Dutch Military Police has trouble securing Schiphol Airport. Terrorist threats have forced military police from all over the country to help out. “We can not keep this up much longer,” says Ton de Zeeuw, chairman of the union for Military …

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21st Anniversary of the International Military Climbing to Kriváň (Slovakia)

Abstract – On 27 August 2016, the 21st International Military Climbing to Kriváň was organised on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising by the Association of the Soldiers of the Slovak Republic (ZVSR) in cooperation with the Chief of the General Staff of the Slovak …

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Discussion On Working Time In Spain

Abstract – The publication of the Order DEF/1363/2016 of 28 July 2016, concerning the working time and the work schedule in duty stations of members of the armed forces has revived the controversy about working time in Spain. The Order leaves the decision about the working schedules, rest periods and …

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ATME Launches New Website

Abstract – One of EUROMIL’s Spanish member associations, ATME, has recently relaunched its website. The new design aims at facilitating the communication of news and actions amongst members, supporters and anyone interested, says ATME President Juan Carlos. You are invited to take a look at https://www.atme.es/ The original text is …

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Greek Military Personnel May Join Military Unions

On 27 July 2016, a law granting military personnel the right to join military unions and be represented by them was adopted in Greece. After having fought for many years for this right, the law marks a turning point in relations between military personnel and military and political authorities, as …

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