Humanitarian action of the cadets – participants in the Summer Campus 2014

Today, the cadets of the Summer Campus 2014 in coordination with the Red Cross of the Republic of Macedonia and the local self-government of the municipality of Negotino donated snacks and other presents to the Centre for disabled persons “Poraka” – Negotino, as a gift from the participants of this international project.

This activity, which is part of the civil – military cooperation, applying the principle of direct learning from experience, involved a team of twelve cadets from the Republic of Macedonia, the United Kingdom, the USA, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Montenegro, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina and students from the faculties in the Republic of Macedonia. The participants in the Summer Campus demonstrated their humanity with this activity and, in addition, they enhanced the confidence of the local population in the military personnel, demonstrating a high level of awareness of the military organization for the real life needs of the community.

At the same time, the cadets and students, organized in multinational teams, conducted a large number of activities over the past two days, including tactical combat training with the armoured vehicle Hermelin, training on IED procedures, training of the access, withdrawal and other helicopter – related procedures, civil – military cooperation, nuclear – chemical – biological training and basic level media training.

Yesterday, the Austrian Defence Attaché accredited to the Republic of Macedonia, Lieutenant Colonel Martin Schuster, visited the Summer Campus to learn at first hand about all activities in the framework of this year’s Summer Campus.