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Demonstration of Spanish Military Personnel in Front of the Ministry of Defence

On 12 May 2018, four Spanish military associations, amongst which two EUROMIL members (ATME and AUME), organized a large demonstration in the centre of Madrid in front of the Ministry of Defence. The summary of the event can be read here. The supporting statement of EUROMIL is available here. For …

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Statement of EUROMIL in Support of the Demonstration Organised by Spanish Military Associations on 12 May 2018

The European Organisation of Military Associations (EUROMIL) fully supports the demonstration jointly organised by 5 Spanish military associations, namely AUME, ATME, AMTM, UMT and 45 Sin Despidos, to claim their rights in front of the Ministry of Defence on 12 May 2018. To read the statement of EUROMIL in support …

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Congress of Spanish Soldiers in Madrid

On 24th February, a Congress of Spanish Soldiers, organized by professional associations of AUME and ATME, was held in Madrid. Exercising the right of assembly recognized in the Spanish Constitution to all citizens, it has been a democratic event open to all soldiers regardless of their status of members of …

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MARÍA DOLORES DE COSPEDAL Defends To Equalize Salary of the Military with the Police Officer

Abstract – The Minister of Defence in her speech on Easter Day forgot to delve into another topic of great importance: the aspirations of a whole scale for its full professionalisation. The original article can be found below. For more information, please contact ATME. La ministra de Defensa, María Dolores de Cospedal …

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ATME Wishlist for 2018

Abstract –  The end of temporality, the re-employment, compensation update and official qualifications/certifications, are the essential performance of face ATME program points to the new year. The original article is available here. For more information, please contact ATME.

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Family and Work: Major Challenge in the Spanish Armed Forces

Family conciliation, one of the most serious problems faced by the troop and seamanship scale The case of a soldier who has managed to get a judge to recognize her right not to have guards to take care of her daughter has set a precedent for which we must fight. …

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The Local Representatives of ATME Meet to Coordinate Working Methods

Abstract – The Board of the Spanish Troop and Navy Association (ATME) met with local representatives to discuss the working method of the association. They exchanged ideas in order to improve their coordination, relationship with partner institutions and address the future of the association. The result was frankly positive, since …

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ATME Colloquium On Short Term Careers

Abstract – ATME, one of EUROMIL’s Spanish member associations, organised a first colloquium on the question of short term careers on 11 February 2017 in Seville. As reported earlier, all temporary military personnel in Spain (about 45% of the total military force) are dismissed from service when they turn 45. …

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Spanish Military Associations Denounce the Lieutenant General Who Compares Them to Jihadism

On 8 December 2016, the Spanish journal eldiario.es, revealed information concerning the content of a security meeting among the Chief of the ground forces, Lt. Gen. Juan Gómez de Salazar, and other generals, wherein Gómez de Salazar would have compared the possible infiltration of jihadists into the armed forces to …

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Andrés Merino And MoD Reach Agreement

Abstract – Mr. Andrés Merino, who was on hunger strike, has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) headed by Maria Dolores de Cospedal after being hospitalised in La Paz University Hospital (Madrid). The Ministry will pay him an amount in advance, depending on the receipt of the clarification …

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