The alternation ceremony for the commander of the infrastructure command took place in the “Ettore Rosso” barracks in Rome, in the presence of the commander of the Engineers Command, Major General Gianpaolo Mirra. Brigadier General Massimo Bendazzoli handed over the command to the parigrade Giuseppe Schiariti, in front of the numerous military and civil authorities who intervened.
General Mirra, in his speech, expressed his thanks to General Bendazzoli for the activities carried out in over two years, underlining the difficulties faced in setting up the infrastructure command and making it fully operational in a short time.
In drawing up a balance of his experience as first commander of the infrastructure command, General Bendazzoli underlined the peculiarity of the work carried out in creating a new infrastructure organization of the Armed Force, which was immediately as efficient as possible and adhering to the modernization needs of the entire army housing stock.
The transferring commander also defined as fundamental, in this delicate process, the men and women employed by him, who with their passion, dedication, professionalism and cohesion have made, from the beginning, the new infrastructure command a unit of excellence. .