National Army of Colombia

Special Reports

August 16, 2017

  1. National Chess Champion is an officer of the Military School of Cadets

    2018-09-20 15:37:54/

    Second Lieutenant Paola Rodrguez-Rueda will represent Colombia in the Chess Olympiad, the most important competition of this sport in the world.

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  2. The Sueos de Honor Circus of the National Army arrived in Popayn

    2018-09-14 10:25:29/

    Children and adults will enjoy family shows with clowns, mimes, juggling and many surprises more.

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  3. The environmental Bubble of the National Army shared their experience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to attack deforestation

    2018-09-05 15:27:02/

    During the meeting, lines of action were identified to start a work in cooperation with this international knowledge center.

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  4. National Army leads initiative to bring water to La Guajira

    2018-09-04 16:33:23/

    Specialized teams from the United States Naval Mission visited La Guajira to start the construction of a drinking water well for the Rumonero community.

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  5. First Black Hawk pilot woman in the Army

    2018-08-27 11:44:43/

    Last April, second lieutenant Viviana Yesenia Forero-Moncada completed the Basic Army Rotary Wing Pilot Course and became the first female helicopter pilot of the Army. Since then, she began training to specialize in the UH-60 Black Hawk of the Colombian Army Aviation and be part of one of the most experienced and prepared crews around the world.

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  6. Korean War veterans, referents in the world for their heroism

    2018-08-08 13:22:27/

    I have fought three wars, I have commanded and I have seen the best soldiers in the world fighting. I think there is nothing new in terms of heroism and fearlessness, but when I saw the Colombian battalion fight, I saw the greatest and most proud soldiers ever, said General Blackshear Bryan, Commander of the 24th Infantry Division in Korea.

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  7. An ESMIC cadet will participate in an exchange at the Royal Military College of Canada

    2018-07-30 11:48:16/

    As done in recent years, the Military School of Cadets initiated a new process of military exchange with the Canadian Army.

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  8. The National Army Doctrine Center receives an official visit from the People"s Republic of China

    2018-07-26 09:59:08/

    Our experience in doctrinal construction is exhibited to the armies of the world.

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  9. Foreign cadets are trained at the Military School of Cadets

    2018-07-17 12:47:07/

    A cadet from Panama and another from Paraguay visited the School of the National Army to receive military and academic training for four years.

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  10. Delivery of certificates and imposition of badges in the General Military Academy of Spain to Colombian ensigns

    2018-07-17 12:46:04/

    The ensigns of the Military School of Cadets, who are developing a military and academic exchange in Spain, participated in the ceremony of delivery of dispatches and badges.

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  11. Army receives international recognition for its work in favor of Human Rights

    2018-07-17 12:45:03/

    The ceremony was attended by delegates from several countries, UN officials, religious leaders, NGOs and students of different universities from around the world.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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 Boyac.

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  17. 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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  18. Being a military officer, a profession that changes lives

    2018-05-16 11:03:24/

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

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  19. 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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  20. 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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