Chief of the General Staff of Kuwait Army Air Marshal Bandar Al-Muzain sponsors and attends the graduation ceremony of Maghawir 25 Brigade course. - KUNA
Chief of the General Staff of Kuwait Army Air Marshal Bandar Al-Muzain sponsors and attends the graduation ceremony of Maghawir 25 Brigade course. - KUNA

Military personnel to dedicate themselves to homeland

KUWAIT: The Chief of the General Staff of the Kuwait Army, Air Marshal Bandar Al-Muzain, has called on military personnel to live up to the trust placed in them and dedicate themselves to the safety of the homeland. In an address to the graduates of the 108th non-commissioned officers’ course and the 108th personnel’s course combined with the 17th Maghawir’s (Special Forces’) course, Al-Muzain spoke highly of the efforts of the Maghawir brigade to build the capacity of the military personnel and enhance their preparedness through military science and field training.

The graduation ceremony was held under the auspices and in the presence of Air Marshal Al-Muzain, according to a statement from the General Staff headquarters. The Chief of the General Staff reaffirmed the readiness of the Kuwait Army to carry out any mission to protect the security and stability of the dear homeland under the leadership of His Highness the Amir and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

On his part, Commander of Maghawir 25 Brigade Brig Staff Nasser Barrak said the just-ended courses focused on field combat skills and chemical warfare defense. The trainees were provided with techniques of mobilization, field combat, and engagement in mountainous areas, as well as training on communication systems and topographic study, Brig Barrak noted in a statement.

During the ceremony, the graduates paraded their military skills and combat capabilities, whether individually or collectively, and then the Chief of the General Staff handed them certificates and awards. The ceremony gathered senior officers from the ministries of defense and interior and the National Guards, as well as the families of the graduates.

Army’s alertness

Chief of Staff of Kuwait’s Armed Forces stressed on Saturday that the country’s wise leadership is keen to follow up on the affairs, conditions and vigilance of the armed forces. Al-Muzain made the remarks while touring the 6th Al-Tahreer Mechanized Brigade, the Army General Staff said in a press release. During the tour, the army chief listened to a briefing about tasks and duties carried out as part of the brigade’s training plans and programs. The top general, further, appreciated the army personnel’s high efficiency, capability and eagerness to defend the homeland’s security, stability and territorial integrity, according to the release. — KUNA

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