Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Promotion of ARM's Special Operations Regiment

Special Operations Regiment of the Army of Republic of Macedonia will be promoted today at the Skopje's Army Barracks "Ilinden".

Macedonian President and Supreme Commander of Macedonian Armed Forces, Branko Crvenkovski, will give an address at the promotion.

The regiment has derived from the transformation of the Special Tasks Team. The organizational setup of the regiment includes commanding headquarter, logistics units, and two combating units - special tasks battalion and ranger battalion.

The regiment fully implements NATO standard operating procedures.

Since 2003,.more than 200 troops of this unit have participated in "Freedom for Iraq" operation.

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