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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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Spanish MoD Gives Up Its Soldiers – A War Veteran Is Living On The Street

Abstract – The Spanish soldier Andrés Merino suffers from several injuries from an accident which happened while he was deployed in Afghanistan. Later, when he was posted in “La Legión” in Almería in 2013, he was involved in another accident which unfortunately resulted in his inability to work. The Ministry …

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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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