National Army of Colombia

Special Reports

August 16, 2017

  1. Four-legged heroes with pixelated hearts

    2018-07-05 13:15:20/

    About 20 Labrador, Belgian Malinois and Golden Retriever dogs are part of the group of canines of the Military Engineers Battalion - General Rafael Navas Pardo.

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  2. Helicopter used during Operation Jaque: 10 years dedicated to humanitarian support missions

    2018-07-03 12:37:38/

    On July 2, 2008, the crew of the MI-17 EJC 3375 helicopter of the Army Aviation took 15 people back to freedom after being held captive for several years. This aircraft with an emblematic name, Libertad 1, also bears on one of its sides the acronym SAR (Search and Rescue), because after Operation Jaque, it has been used for over 2,000 flight hours to develop this type of missions.

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  3. Four-legged Heroes are also a differential capability of the Military Engineers.

    2018-06-27 20:11:51/

    Their keen sense of smell, auditory sensitivity and adaptive ability make these furry Heroes not only a faithful friend for our soldiers, but four-legged companions that support the missions with their skills.

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  4. American armies establish a route to create military support guidelines for the civil authority based on the capabilities of a Multimission Army

    2018-06-26 12:24:34/

    The Specialized Conference on Military Support to Civil Authorities, based on the capabilities of a Multimission Army, addressed important issues for the region such as drug trafficking, migration, disaster relief and border control.

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  5. Outstanding participation of the Armed Forces team in the Boxing Championship

    2018-05-30 11:10:25/

    The Armed Forces team won seven medals during the Elite National Boxing Championship held in Boyacá.

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  6. Exchange of knowledge between militaries from Colombia and the United States on installation of bridges

    2018-05-24 16:12:30/

    Members of the Military Engineers Command exchanged knowledge on installation of semi-permanent modular metal bridges with non-commissioned officers of the United States Army.

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  7. Being a military officer, a profession that changes lives

    2018-05-16 11:03:24/

    Private Marco Tulio García talks about his decision to join the Army, a vocation that he discovered while defining his military situation.

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  8. At 76, Rosa brought out her best military and supermom skills

    2018-05-15 15:52:21/

    Three supermoms dared to become a soldier for a day, changing their daily role as housewives for the militia.

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  9. Heroes of Sumapaz, a monument to pay tribute to our heroes

    2018-05-09 17:11:21/

    Three years were invested in the construction of this monument, located at kilometer 75 of the Bogota-Girardot road.

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  10. Johan Pulido fulfilled his dream of being an Army commander for a day

    2018-04-30 12:40:25/

    General Pulido, within the framework of the Children"s Day celebration, was welcomed with military honors in the National Army Command, where he learned about the work of Major General Ricardo Gómez-Nieto.

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  11. The Colombian Army implements the Building Integrity Programme of NATO

    2018-04-26 13:54:55/

    The Military Forces of Colombia and the National Police consolidate tools to fight against the threat of corruption.

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  12. Book El Fuero Militar (Military Justice), first launch of ESMIC in FILBO 2018

    2018-04-25 16:08:44/

    Fuero Militar is a compilation study that addresses the issue of the expansion of the military jurisdiction in our current context.

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  13. First officer of the National Army completes his studies at the Royal Military College

    2018-04-18 12:23:36/

    Juan Salgado is the first Colombian cadet to carry out his military studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

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  14. Fencing, a sport of champions at the Military School of Cadets

    2018-04-10 11:41:26/

    Cadet Ingrid Méndez Castillo was crowned champion of the Fifth Adult National Ranking in Fencing in the past days.

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  15. The International Missions Center and Integral Action participated in the preparatory meeting of the 10th Assembly of ALCOPAZ

    2018-04-10 11:40:19/

    The International Missions Center and Integral Action, through its director Colonel Juan Carlos Galán Galán, participated in the preparatory meeting of the General Assembly of the Latin American Association of Peacekeeping Training Centers (ALCOPAZ), held from April 2 to 5, 2018 in Lima, Peru.

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  16. The Matamoros Corporation invites once again the Colombians to run for the veterans in the traditional 10K Race for the Heroes

    2018-04-09 14:50:34/

    During the Sunday Bikeday, the Matamoros Corporation, together with the special commands of the Army, the Navy, the Air Force and the National Police, launched the 10k Race for the Heroes 2018.

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  17. First female helicopter pilot of the National Army

    2018-04-09 14:48:59/

    Second Lieutenant Viviana Yesenia Forero Moncada successfully completed the rotary wing military pilot course and became the first female helicopter pilot of the National Army.

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  18. Commander of the United States Army South visited the National Training Center

    2018-03-22 10:14:18/

    During the meeting, the Multimission Heroes demonstrated their capabilities.

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  19. Faith in Colombia supports reforestation process

    2018-03-16 09:51:11/

    Thirty thousand plants of different species are found in the nursery of the Pedro Nel Ospina Battalion to support the reforestation activities carried out in vulnerable areas.

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  20. The wounds of war in the souls of our soldiers

    2018-03-14 12:38:57/

    The Colombian soldiers have proved that they are true to the oath taken before the flag to defend the country and their fellow compatriots, even if they have to put at risk their most valuable possession: their lives.

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