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IBM in Tallinn ended with visit to exercise Spring Storm

LCDR Ingrid Mühling, STRATCOM Committee 18.05.2024
IBM participants were given overview of the exercise, reserves´ training system in Estonia, refresher training and major capability developments. CIOR officers met their Estonian counterparts - officers, NCOs and soldiers - taking part of the exercise and discussed about reserves issues. „ Reservists of different countries have a lot in common, Major Andre Lilleleht, Secretary General of CIOR. „Reserve officers serve often in units´headquarters and staffs where they fulfill as demanding tasks as full time service members. They have to understand complicated military environment and perform duties which are very different frm their everyday job,“ Lilleleht added.

„Strong reserve force will ensure that a nation has well prepared units to defend it´s country as well as ciizens who understand importance of defence and security,“ said LTC Toomas Luman, president of CIOR.

CIOR´s IBM was held in Estonia for the third time. Participants held a council meeting, visited Estonia´s largest annual exercise Spring Storm, which this year had more than 14 000 participants, and held traditional shooting competition. The council and commiittees will meet next time during summer congress in Tallinn 29th July until 2nd August.
 

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