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Armed Forces Day 2022 celebration and medal parade ceremony

May 31, 2021
  • The Military Representative (MILREP) of Spain to NATO and the EU, Lieutenant General, Francisco Javier Fernández Sánchez, presided over the ceremony

Within the framework of the celebrations for the Armed Forces Day, a solemn medal parade and lowering the flag ceremony took place at the residence of the Ambassador Permanent Representative of Spain to NATO, in Brussels, followed by call to prayer. Various civil and military authorities as well as a representation of military from the Armies and the Navy, as well as the Civil Guard attended the event.

The event served to remember the work of the military and civil guard inside and outside of Spain, as well as to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Spain's admission to NATO and, especially, the military who gave their lives during the performance of their duties.