The ARM units marked the International Military Sports Day – the 18th of February for the thirteenth time, by many sports activities in all garrisons in Macedonia.
The International Military Sports Day was officially opened by the Commanders of the garrisons. Afterwards, the ARM personnel competed in cross country running for men and women, small sided football, table tennis, chess and basketball at the sport facilities in the military barracks.
The central sport competitions were held at the Military Sport Stadium in the City Park of Skopje. The competition was officially opened by the Ministry of Defence State Advisor.
Sport is very important part in the training in ARM because it demonstrates friendship, companionship and teamwork among army personnel in Macedonia and all over the world.
Some of the ARM personnel are experienced sportsmen in our country and abroad achieving in-country and international success.
The winners were awarded for their achievements for which they put a lot of effort, dedication, discipline and motivation. These traits are characteristic for the military profession.
ARM has been a full member of the International Military Sports Council since 2005; therefore, they have an opportunity to take part in all international sports competitions organized by the International Military Sports Council.
Having military sports competitions, contributes to promotion of the army, promote the value of tolerance and mutual respect, and improve defence capabilities and peace in the world.