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DBwV Visit at the German Embassy in Riga

Abstract – On the occasion of the 116th EUROMIL Presidium Meeting the DBwV-Delegation visited the German Embassy in Latvia. The current security and defense situation in Europe as well as the military cooperation within the EU were discussed. It was an interesting visit and give the DBwV-Delegation a lot of input …

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DBwV Participation at BSC

Abstract – The DBwV participated in the BSC Berlin Security Conference 2018. The topic was the security and defense of Europe in the current situation. There were wide discussions, what the Bundeswehr and the other European armies can and shall do, but the approximately 1.5 million soldiers, their concerns and …

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European Cooperation: Meeting between DBwV and AFMP

Abstract – Representatives of the DBwV and AFMP met in Lohheide, where the German-Dutch Tank Battalion 414 is stationed, to explore forms of cooperation. The meeting aimed at introducing the representatives of the Dutch military association to their local DBwV counterparts. Participants discussed how further cooperation between the German and Dutch …

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DBwV-Congress: All eyes on Europe

From a European point of view the timing of the Congress of the German Armed Forces Association (DBwV) could not have been better: Exactly on the same day as the delegates arrived in Berlin, Germany and 22 other EU member states decided on closer military cooperation. During an official ceremony …

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Taking Care of Members in Missions Abroad

Abstract – The German Armed Forces Association (DBwV) has implemented a system of point of contacts in missions abroad. The points of contacts are working on a voluntary basis and help and support members of the association deployed in a mission. Those contact persons are extensively briefed about their rights …

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Reception of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Armed Forces in the German Bundestag

Abstract – Lieutenant Colonel André Wüstner, the chairman of the German Armed Forces Association, spoke on the reception, which is organised by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Armed Forces in the German Bundestag every year. He talked about the way the Minister of Defence, Dr. Ursula von der Leyen, has …

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115th EUROMIL Presidium Meeting in Berlin

On 21 and 22 April 2017, more than 80 delegates from 27 member associations of EUROMIL came to Berlin for the 115th Presidium Meeting. EUROMIL holds Presidium Meetings twice every year. The Presidium approves the policy of the Board and provides impetus for the prospective further development of EUROMIL policy. …

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Assuming Political Responsibility – Also As Soldier

Abstract – The forthcoming German parliamentary elections are held in September 2017. As the election campaigns are taking up speed, the German Armed Forces Association looks at the guidelines applying for soldiers when getting involved in politics: According to the principles of “Innere Führung” (Internal Leadership), German soldiers are encouraged …

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New Working Time Regulation For The German Armed Forces

Abstract – The EU Working Time Directive was implemented for the German Armed Forces about a year ago. Time for the German Armed Forces Association (DBwV) to take stock: In an interview with the magazine of the DBwV, Lieutenant General Eberhard Zorn from the Federal Ministry of Defence points out that …

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Cyber Security in Germany

Abstract – On 22 September 2016, the German Armed Forces Association (DBwV) co-organised an event in Bonn on “Cyber and White Paper 2016 – Departure towards a secure future!?” The chairman of the DBwV, Lieutenant-Colonel André Wüstner, participated in the panel discussion and said, that the personnel is the most important …

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