On 24, June 2020 a ceremony marked the handover-takeover of duties between the members of the 11th and the 12th contingent from the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia, who perform their duties at the Train Advise Assist Command – Capital (TAAC-C). The ceremony, during which all the COVID-19 safety measures were implemented, took place in front of the TAAC-C Command building. Besides both contingents’ personnel, the ceremony was attended by the TAAC-Capital Commander, Brigadier General Ahmet Yaşar Dener from the Turkish Army, and TAAC-Capital Deputy Commander, Colonel Daniel Kelly, US Army.
In his address, the TAAC-Capital Commander, Brigadier General Ahmet Dener expressed his gratitude to the members of the outgoing contingent for their efforts and contribution by performing their duties at the Command, and he wished the new contingent good health, successful performance of duties in order to give their contribution to the mission. At the end of the ceremony General Dener personally awarded NATO medals to the Macedonian peacekeepers of the 11th contingent.