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17.11.2017 •On 13th November, Major General Jaromir Sebesta, Commander of the Czech Air Force, and Colonel Michael Longstaff, the U.K. Defence Attaché to the Czech Republic, attended the unveiling ceremony of a memorial plaque set below the monument of the Winged Lion Memorial in Prague which lists all the names of the Czechoslovak Royal Air Force airmen who fought during WWII.

Winged Lion

10.11.2017 •Over the last two weeks, the 73rd Tank Battalion and the 74th Light Motorised Battalion have been participating in field training exercises at Hradiste and Libava Military Training Areas to refresh, refine and consolidate their combat skills, and promote maximum coordination when engaging with combat support units.

Autumn exercises

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The Czech Mission is a tenpart documentary series covering service of Czech soldiers in multinational operations and in observation missions of the United Nations and the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
The first part is dedicated to history and purpose of deploying Czech soldiers to foreign military operations and missions. Other parts show work of the Czech service members on deserts of Iraq, on snow-covered Kosovo mountains, around diamond mines in Sierra Leone´s jungle, or in forgotten corners of wild Congo, and depict missions in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Liberia and (former Soviet) Georgia.
The production of this series lasted seven months, during which the staff visited nineteen countries of three continents.
The project of this documentary series has been the joint effort of the Czech Ministry of Defennce, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Czech Television. The series has been produced by A-NEWS, s.r.o.
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