On Monday, 7 October, 2019, Army Chief of Staff, general of the corps, Salvatore Farina, met the COCER Armed Forces Section in the Diaz hall of Palazzo Esercito.
The meeting, the 7 ° from the establishment of General Farina, has developed in the by now consolidated fruitful and mutual comparison climate promoted in these years that sees the Army General Staff and members of military representation operate in full synergy.
In initiating the work, the head of SME intended to recall the important role played by communication, "always two-way", and reiterated the maximum availability and openness to receive suggestions and effective proposals. This is a winning modus operandi that contributes to fueling the current trend of improving the Army and the living and service conditions of the personnel. An Armed Forces which receives, on a daily basis, a great consensus thanks to its "monolithic" action and the work of its men and women, confirming it as a "one piece", healthy and reliable institution.
Following were discussed various topics of mutual interest. In particular, with regard to the corrections to the reorganization of roles and careers, General Farina underlined how they have been developed and proposed with a view to ensuring "maximum balance, harmony and cohesion between all the components". With regard to the "Safe Roads" Operation, the SME chief reiterated his desire to further optimize the quality of the service. In the meantime, the infrastructural interventions aimed at improving the housing situation of the personnel engaged in the activity continue: in the last months 103 interventions in 29 different cities have been concluded, other 100 are running and many others will be completed within the first months of next year .
The subsequent comparison and the fruitful exchange of information confirmed the meeting as a useful moment of updating on the main topics of interest for the whole Army and as a stimulus to start further initiatives which, grafted along the 5 Army guidelines, they can contribute to significantly improve the operational output of the Armed Forces and the well-being of staff.