The Italian Chief of Staff visits Bocskai brigade

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Dr. Tibor Benkő, colonel, Chief of Defence invited general Biagio Abrate. The Italian Chief of Staff visited the garrison of the 5th  Bocskai Brigade rifle brigade of the Hungarian Army on the 6th of July.

The Italian delegation was welcomed by dr. Gábor Böröndi brigadier general in „Kossuth” barracks. The commander had already met Abrate, as a month ago both participated at the Italian-Slovenian-Hungarian military practice at Gemona, where the majority of Hungarian soldiers were from the 39th battalion of the Bocskai brigade.

After the arrival of the guests General Böröndi gave a presentation on the structure, objectives and achievements of the troop. Then, the delegation saw a military presentation of armaments and techniques of the brigade and in the museum of the barrack they got acquainted with the region’s military history.

Finally, the visit was ended by a banquet.


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