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To serve the Homeland. More than a duty, it is an honor

With the flag waving in the horizon and with their hearts filled with pride, the soldiers of the first contingent of 2017 swore to protect the Arauca population.
With the flag waving in the horizon and with their hearts filled with pride, the soldiers of the first contingent of 2017 swore to protect the Arauca population.

Four months after deciding to join the most beloved institution by all Colombians, these heroes, dressed in honor, gave the best of themselves during the military ceremony held in the Military Canton of Saravena (Arauca), which was attended by commanders of tactical units, officers , non-commissioned officers and soldiers, as well as by more than 400 relatives who traveled from different parts of the country to see with pride and joy those who left their homes to fulfill the constitutional duty commended to each Colombian man.

"From the very first day, the way I was received, the training, my commanders, I knew that they would serve to forge me not only as a soldier, but as a great human being." This type of words were expressed by the personnel when socializing and after finishing with the first two phases of their preparation as soldiers. During this time, they have been technically, tactically, physically and humanly trained. Due to the professionalism they acquired in the Basic Training Center of Brigade N.18 and the Instruction, Training and Retraining Battalion N.18, these men are ready to assume with responsibility the mission of safeguarding sovereignty and providing security and well-being to their compatriots.

In this way, the Task Force Chiron, a unit attached to the Eighth Division of the National Army, is reinforcing its capabilities by receiving this group of soldiers trained and ready to face the challenges that the service imposes.

At the end of the ceremony, the commanders thanked these young men and their families for their confidence, support and commitment to the Institution. Likewise, they were invited to remain committed to God, fulfilling with dignity the great responsibility undertaken by those who are now Multimission Heroes.


WE ALL ARE ARAUCA