The Naval Academy is trained with the Marina San Marco Brigade


From the 1 February, for the 107 students of the first class of the Naval Academy began the training module 'Art of Command' with the instructors of the Brigade Marina San Marco, near Massafra (TA).

Thanks to the experience and professionalism of the staff of the Caorle Schools Battalion, under the command of the frigate captain Roberto Dota, students will have the opportunity to learn and put into practice the main notions of self defense, shooting with small arms, land combat and topography, deepening what was already done on 13 and 14 December last, during the topographical march on the Livorno hills between Valle Benedetta and Colognole. The training activity will last until Sunday 8 February and will end with a night mission to defend a site of interest entirely planned and conducted by the students.

The main purpose of the art form of the command, is to submit the cadets to demanding psycho-physical tests of increasing level in order to bring out and develop the essential character skills for each Navy officer: sense of responsibility, charisma, teamwork and self control.

The students will also have the opportunity to meet with the Commander of the Marina San Marco Brigade, Admiral Rosario Walter Guerrisi, for a greeting of encouragement during his stay in Massafra.

In these days of training the students' thoughts will be addressed, once again and more intensely, to Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, commendable examples of courage and obedience, symbol of the values ​​of loyalty, honor and love of the Homeland innate in every sailor.

"I joined the Academy to become an officer of the Marina San Marco Brigade, this is the life I have always dreamed of. The Art of Command module will allow me to experiment for the first time the techniques employed by the Fucilieri di Marina ”, in these words of a student engaged in the daily patrol activity, all the motivation and enthusiasm to face this week far away is evident from the Naval Academy.

Source: Military Navy