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Tribute to National Army Women

CHISINAU, March 7, 2017 — The National Army service women and female civil employees celebrated the International Women’s Day within a ceremony held at the Ministry of Defense.

On this occasion, Deputy Defense Minister Gheorghe Galbura congratulated the ladies, army’s military and civil employees, and awarded a group of women National Army medals and diplomas for service performances.

Deputy Minister Galbura mentioned that the Moldovan defense institution has aligned with modern armies by offering women real opportunities for embracing a military career and specified that the women are serving in all the army’s units, participate in international peacekeeping missions and in multinational exercises. “All these promotions are based on meritocracy criteria. The women succeeded in becoming examples of commitment, courage, and excellent fulfillment of military and civil service, regardless of their rank or position”, said the Deputy Defense Minister.

18% of the National Army staff are women. They work in the fields of medicine, communications, law, logistics, accountancy, topography, and public relations.

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