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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:06 - Updated Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:06

Huila: FAA open combative preparedness year

Matala - The Sixth Motorised Infantry Division of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) based in Matala municipality, southern province of Huíla, Tuesday opened the 2nd operative preparation, combative and patriotic education period for 2017/2018.

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Huíla: , Lt General Remígio do Espírito Santo

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The opening ceremony was chaired by Commander of the Division, Lt General Remígio do Espírito Santo.

The FAA high ranking officer considered combative, educational and patriotic preparation a permanent activity.

According to him, the objective of this initiative is to increase readiness of the troops for the successful fulfillment of their mission.

He spoke of the need to face the combative preparation with responsibility to improve the knowledge and ensure standardising methods and procedures on a permanent change.

The general urged commanders, chiefs, and officers to improve the way they run the training during the second period of instruction.

He also spoke of the need to improve ranks against harmful behaviour and cultivate the military virtues within the troops in order to achieve the desired results.

The Sixth Motorised Infantry Division of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) is based in Matala municipality, 80 km east of Lubango city, the capital of Huíla province.

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