100 Fresh Bulgarian Solders Take Off on Afghanistan Mission

Politics » DEFENSE | March 9, 2009, Monday // 00:00
Bulgaria 100 Fresh Bulgarian Solders on Afghanistan Mission: 100 Fresh Bulgarian Solders Take Off on Afghanistan Mission Bulgaria's 5th Mechanized Company has departed Monday for Kabul, Afghanistan, and will stay there for six months.. Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria's 5th Mechanized Company has departed Monday for Kabul, Afghanistan, and will stay there for six months.

The Bulgarian rangers, including four women, underwent a three-month training, and they have obtained all the certificates required for taking part in international missions. Most of the solders have experience in previous missions.

Colonel Emil Shoshev, commander of the Bulgarian Armed Forces in Kabul, attended the official send off.

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Defense » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Bulgarian rangers, Afghanistan, mission
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria