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St. Michael Day 2013

Wednesday, 02 October 2013 14:12
On 22-23 September our President, LT Giulio Festa, had the honor to led the Italian Delegation who have participate in the St Michael 2013. This traditional parachute event is organized by the Training Platoon of the Belgian Army’s Training Centre for Paratroopers in it’s barracks in Schaffen - Diest, Belgium. It was the 6th edition of the event, the first edition was in 2006 and from 2009 it’s organized each two years. The great event was attended by circa one hundred participants, paratroopers and veterans of Belgian Para-Commando Brigade and 11 foreign delegations. The international delegations coming from USA, Canada, UK, South Africa, France, Italy, Swiss, Germany, Czech Republic, Denmark and Netherlands had the great opportunity to perform two jumps from balloon and earn the prestigiouse Belgian parachutist badge. The Commander and all Despatchers (parachute jump instructors) of the Training Platoon did a great job. All participants have enjoied the belgian organization and the comradeship among soldiers of different nations in a true airborne brotherhood.

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