17 February 2013

Angola: FAA's General Chief of Staff for Manpower's Technical and Professional Training

Huambo — The General Chief of Staff of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA), general Geraldo Sachipengo Nunda, defended on Friday in the central Huambo province the manpower's technical and Professional training in the country and abroad, so as to ensure the maintenance and betterment of the combative preparedness levels of the Angolan army.

The general said so during the 12th meeting of the army command that took place in the city of Huambo.

The General Chief of Staff of the Angolan Armed Forces defended the need for continuous elevation of technical disposition coefficient and the implementation of construction programmes of military infrastructures and training of professional units of civil engineering.

General Geraldo Sachipengo Nunda secured that the implementation of programmes to prevent diseases, awareness campaigns and education of militaries and their families, as well as the fighting against the mains diseases such as malaria, HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and other illness are also part of the priorities of FAA.

He also defended for greater awareness of the army manpower so that each military may assume an individual and collective responsible attitude, in the safeguarding of the human life, in face of the death rate resulting from road accidents, excessive consumption of alcoholic drinks and improper use of military assets.

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