206 soldiers goes to Afghanistan

Local News

The members of the 5th Bocskai Rifle Brigade finished their training and
ready to leave Hungary starting to serve in Afghanistan from August 2010.

The army prepared and trained a contingent of 260 soldiers to this mission but only 206 of them will start their journey in August.
The Provincial Reconstruction Team simulated 39 crisis situations in the last three month like patrol, convoy operations, dealing with local and tribal leaders, responde to accidents, save wounded soldiers and also how soldiers should behave in unexpected attacks. Trainers gave priority to teach soldiers how they can act in these situations due to the worse security situation in Afghanistan where not only combat soldiers but reconstruction troops facing attacks regularly.
Last week the soldiers took part in a three day psychological training and received vaccinations.

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