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The Position of the President of SOVCG

Reputation and Responsibility The reputation of the armed forces of Montenegro (AFoM) and their members is not protected by an armour that cannot produce information on illegal actions, corruption, mobbing and crime of individuals holding high positions, but by institutional openness, responsibility and legal actions taken by the command staff. …

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A Soldier is not a Police Officer

Based on an economicist idea, and that of international criminal activity, drug traffic and terrorism deserve a more energetic, qualified and efficient combat. Defence has been advanced to entrust the internal security to the armed forces. In the first place, it should be assured that the armed forces in Portugal …

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A Soldier Standing as Candidate for Top Position in the Danish Trade Union Movement

EUROMIL’s Vice-President, Flemming Vinther, is running for the presidency of the Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), when Denmark’s largest employee organisation holds its Congress in October this year. Flemming Vinther is the President of the Union of Enlisted Privates and Corporals in the Danish Army (HKKF). He is now …

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The Belgian Defence Strategic Plan: A Complex Jigsaw Puzzle

In April 2015, the Belgian Ministry of Defence will present its Strategic Plan for the next 15 years. The military trade union ACMP-CGPM warned the Minister of Defence against some important aspects for the future. The main difficulty is the financial instability. The Belgian Defence has been struggling with a …

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Biggest Step in the History of the German Armed Forces

The German Federal Parliament (Bundestag) passed the “act to enhance the attractiveness of employment in the German armed forces” The 26th February 2015 was a good day for the German armed forces. After the first reading in January and the deliberations of the involved committees, the Bundestag passed the “act …

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New Leadership in ANS

Last January 31st, ANS held elections for the new Board of Directors, General Assembly and Council of Auditors, for the period 2015/2016. José Gonçalves, Air Force Chief Master Sergeant, was elected President of the Board. Luís Bugalhão, Navy Chief Master Sergeant, was elected President of the General Assembly and Mário …

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Opening of the Head Office and 1st Congress of TAS

Emmanuel Jacob and Ton de Zeeuw, President and Treasurer of EUROMIL, visited TAS in Ankara on 14-15 January 2015. Representatives of EUROMIL and its newly Turkish member association – TAS was granted EUROMIL observer status in October 2014 – discussed EUROMIL principles and further collaboration. On the occasion of this …

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Interview with Juan Carlos Tamame, President of ATME

Let’s first talk about yourself in reference to your professional career. I enlisted in the Spanish armed forces on 1 March 1982, more precisely in the Anti-Tank Infantry Regiment “Toledo” number 35 in Zamora, which is also my hometown. After having held various positions in distinct units in the armed …

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