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Dominican Republic sends troops to Haiti border for exercises

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic has ordered all Army enlistees and officers about to finish basic military training at its Military Academy and other units to demonstrate their acquired knowledge by taking part in exercises with the three brigades deployed along the border with Haiti.

The exercises will also include Infantry units, and Air Cavalry with three helicopters and crews.

“We have mobilized more than 2,200 soldiers among officers, enlisted specialists, athletes and others, in addition to the reforestation to be held in all border areas where routine military exercises met ” said Army commander Jose Matos de la Cruz.

He said sending the troops to the border aims to ensure good physical and mental training, so they are optimal for any contingency of their responsibilities and contribute to the environment through reforestation of the sparsely wooded areas.

The officers and enlistees will be taking part in the exercise during seven days, transported to the posts and garrisons of the three border Brigades.

Source: DT

June 6, 2016

Category: DR News |

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