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DBwV Holds 21st General Assembly

The German Armed Forces Association held its quadrennial general meeting in Berlin from 13 December to 16 December 2021. The three-day event was divided into a first day, during which formalities for the further course of the event were clarified in a first and second plenary debate. Of particular note …

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News From Germany: Climate Crisis, Afghanistan, Veteran Care & More

Evacuees from Kabul sit inside a military aircraft in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on August 17, before reaching their final destination in Germany/Marc Tessensohn/Bundeswehr/Getty Images Bundeswehr administrative assistance in the flood disaster areas in Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia Following the devastating floods in the west and south-west of Germany on 15 July …

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Climate Emergency: Climate Challenges and the Danish Defense

The Danish emergency preparedness is built around the Danish Emergency Management Agency, the Home Guard, the police and the military. (The Home Guard and the Danish Emergency Management Agency belong to the Ministry of Defence’s area of ​​responsibility). For instance, soldiers from local barracks have helped in floods by supplying …

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News From Germany

Cornerstones for the Bundeswehr of the Future The document “Cornerstones for the Bundeswehr of the Future”, presented in Berlin on Tuesday, May 18, by Federal Minister of Defence Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in the presence of Inspector General Eberhard Zorn and the inspectors of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Armed Forces Base …

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News from Germany

Female soldiers in the German army Since the Tanja Kreil case in 2000 the Deutsche BundeswehrVerband highlights its ambitions regarding support and normalize the legislative achievement of women as professional soldiers in the German armed forces. Allowing for the always changing demand on professionalized German Army women contribute an outstanding …

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News from Germany

Status report Afghanistan At the moment 1250 German soldiers are on duty in the foreign mission of the Bundeswehr “Resolute Support”. According to recent press releases, the last 100 German soldiers have left the Kunduz region. The Federal Chairman of the German Armed Forces Association, André Wüstner, warns that lessons …

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Priorities of the German EU Council Presidency

On 1 July 2020, Germany takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the 13th time since 1957. The Presidency rotates every 6 months and will be held by Germany in the second half of 2020. To ensure coherency, three Presidencies are grouped together – Germany …

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New DBwV Demands for the Fire Department of the German Armed Forces

Abstract – The DBwV project team “fire department of the German Armed Forces”, who represents the interests of the soldiers, civil servants and employees of the fire department of the German Armed Forces, presented a new position paper. The position paper will be used to communicate the demands to the political …

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German Bundestag Passed Important Bill for the German Armed Forces

Abstract – The German Bundestag passed the “BwEinsatzBerStG”, which aims to improve the readiness for duty of the German Armed Forces. The “BwEinsatzBerStG” changes different laws in order to improve the social and legal regulations of the operational conditions for soldiers, soldiers with temporary contracts and reservists. The DBwV was involved …

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Heinz Volland Passed Away

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Heinz Volland, who passed away at the age of 98. Mr. Volland was one of the founding fathers of EUROMIL in 1972 and since 2005 honorary member of EUROMIL. In his capacity as President of the German Armed Forces Association (DBwV) from …

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