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50 years of EUROMIL – Interview with the President Emmanuel Jacob and Vice-President Jörg Greiffendorf

These articles are part of EUROMIL’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations. The original article was written by DBwV in German. You can read it here. “We also need a turning point at European level” “In 1972 the day had come: all the soldiers of Europe should speak with one voice. EUROMIL is established. …

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My memories of EUROMIL

These articles are part of EUROMIL’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations. The original article was written by Bernhard Gertz in German. You can read it here. The honorary chairman of the DBwV, Col (Ret) Bernhard Gertz, was vice-President for 18 years and also the acting President of EUROMIL for a few months. Today, …

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EUROMIL participation at LMP Board Meeting

On 20 August 2022, our member association the Professional Military League (LMP) held its Board Meeting in Constanța, Romania. The President of EUROMIL, Mr. Emmanuel Jacob and the Board Member, Mr. George Zgardanas were invited to participate at the meeting. The discussion with our Romanian colleagues focused on exchanging best …

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“Threat Multiplier” and Innovation Engine – EUROMIL reacts to the challenges posed by climate change

These articles are part of EUROMIL’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations. The original article was written by Michael Rudloff in German. You can read it here. In the new Strategic Concept adopted at the NATO summit in Madrid on June 29, 2022, the defense alliance recognizes climate change as a “decisive challenge of our …

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Spain: Freedom of Expression and Neutrality of Military Personnel

The Supreme Court (military chamber) has recently issued a resolution that annuls the disciplinary sanction of a soldier in Spain for making use of his right to freedom of expression (protected at Constitution and limited to military by law in certain circumstances) regarding a personal opinion over Franco’s dictatorship. The …

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Denmark: Women Speak about Abusive Behaviours in the Armed Forces

In Denmark, through the program “Operation X”, current and former women in the defense forces come forward and talk about their experiences with abusive behavior and the subsequent treatment of the incidents. The Chairman of CS, Jesper K. Hansen, expressed his great respect for the women who took part in …

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Strategic Compass: the Future for European Defence and integrated Armed Forces?

Strategic Compass: the Future for European Defence and integrated Armed Forces? The Strategic Compass[1] represents a roadmap that will guide the EU through challenges and threats for the years to come, and towards a stronger and more integrated Europe of Defence, able to act autonomously when needed and with partners …

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PFEARFU: No to the Unequal Reimbursement of Health Care Expenses for the Military

The Panhellenic Federation of Armed Forces Unions (PFEARFU) taking into account a relevant document of the Military Union of the Regional Unit of Achaia, returns to its standing request for the modification of the compensation procedure for the personnel of the Armed Forces regarding the health care costs of both …

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Euromil News

EUROMIL welcomes NATO’s 2022 Strategic Concept

NATO’s new Strategic Concept reaffirms NATO’s values and purpose, and provides an overview of how the Alliance will deal with today’s turbulent geopolitical environment. The Russian Federation, after its unjustified aggression against Ukraine, poses the biggest and more direct threat to the Euro-Atlantic area, while China, terrorism, non-proliferation, climate change …

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Priorities of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council

On 1st July the Czech Republic takes over the Presidency of the EU Council. The six-month Czech Presidency follows France, and will be followed by Sweden from 1 January till 30 June 2023. Those three states together form the presidency trio and have created a joint programme of their presidencies. …

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