Employment Ceremony for 125 Professional Soldiers in Ilinden Barracks in Skopje

Today, 7th September 2015 in Ilinden barracks in Skopje a ceremony for employment of 125 professional soldiers took place. The participants at the ceremony were the following: Minister of Defence Mr. Zoran Jolevski, Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Metodija Velichkovski, JOC Commander Brigadier General Vasko Gjurchinovski and representatives from MOD and ARM. Minister Jolevski…

Final Coordination Conference of the Exercise “Macedonian Flash 11”

The Final Coordination Conference (FCC) of the exercise “Macedonian Flash 11” (MF-11) took place at the Training Center (TC) “Pepelishte” from 31.08 to 04.09.2015. The conference was led by the Exercise Director and the Syndicate leaders. In accordance with the NATO Exercise Directive 75-3 the participants of the conference prepared the following documents: Dynamic plan…

CGS of ARM and the JOC Commander Visited Engineers Battalion Servicemen Who Work in Village Poroj near Tetovo

Today (the 2nd of September, 2015) CGS of ARM, Lieutenant General Metodija Velichkovski and the Commander of the Joint Operations Command, Brigadier General Vasko Gjurchinovski visited the Engineers Battalion servicemen of ARM who work on the reconstruction of bridges in village Poroj near Tetovo. During their visit the Mayor of Tetovo, Teuta Arifi and the…

Minister of Defence, Chief of General Staff of ARM, and the JOC Commander Visit ARM Service Personnel at the South Border

The Minister of Defence Zoran Jolevski, accompanied by the Chief of the General Staff of ARM Lieutenant General Metodija Velichkovski and the JOC Commander Brigadier General Vasko Gjurchinovski today visited the ARM service personnel deployed at the southern border. “The main aim of the army is to give support to the state institutions, especially the…

Minister of Defence Zoran Jolevski, Ambassador of USA to RM Jess Baily, CGS of ARM Lieutenant General Metodija Velichkovski and JOC Commander Brigadier General Vasko Gjurchinovski Visit Military Exercise “Operation Phalanx- Macedonia”

Today’s demonstration exercise of the Macedonian and American Military Police units at the Army Training Area “Krivolak”, which is part of the military exercise “Operation Phalanx-Macedonia”, confirmed the excellent working relationship and the high level of cooperation between the two armies. This was a mutual statement of the Minister of Defence Zoran Jolevski, the USA…

Meeting between the MoD and CGS with the Staff Officers Deployed to “Resolute Support” at the Command North

Today, 27th August 2015 the Minister of Defence Zoran Jolevski and the Chief of General Staff of ARM Lieutenant General Metodija Velichkovski had a meeting with the six staff officers of ARM who will be deployed to the mission “Resolute Support” in Afghanistan, and will be stationed in Mazar-e-Sharif at Command North. Minister Jolevski wished…