Exercise "Eagle Snow Master 2014"

24/03/14

The exercise "Eagle Snow Master 2014" ended last Saturday: more than a hundred officers, non-commissioned officers and graduates, men and women of the 15 countries allied with NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy (NRDC-ITA), participated from 15 to 22 in March to the exercise at the Tonale pass.

An intense program of ski training, mountain walking and theoretical-practical lessons of rescue techniques, research and survival training.

The training activity ended with an exercise that also included the use of helicopters.

The activity, very important from the point of view of military training, is also fundamental to consolidate the spirit of body and the harmony of the NATO command staff with a strong multinational connotation.

Last Thursday the NRDC-ITA gathered at the military shrine of the Tonale Pass (TN), where the commander of the NRDC-ITA, general of the army corps, Giorgio Battisti, accompanied by the commander of the alpine troops, general of corps Alberto Primicerj, has laid a laurel wreath in memory of the fallen of all wars.

"Today the multinational command honors the fallen of a hundred years ago. Here in the mountains, with the sacrifice that unites everyone in difficulty, we find the spirit of the body to bring the prerequisites of peace and security through great professionalism ", declared NATO commander Rapid Deployable Corps - Italy, general at the end of the ceremony. of Giorgio Battisti army corps.

Source: Command of Terrestrial Operations Forces

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