Today, our citizens had the opportunity to get acquainted with the Army of the Republic of Macedonia and some of its capacities at the event “ARM with you” held on the Macedonia Square.
Defence Minister Radmila Shekerinska and the Chief of the ARM GS, Lieutenant General Velichkovski, the military diplomatic corps in the Republic of Macedonia and other senior representatives of the MOD and ARM attended today’s open day.
The first to open the army parade at the Macedonia Square was the Honours Battalion together with the Military Orchestra, which played a part of their repertoire of military marches and anthems, after which the Honour Guards performed the square bashing “Egzircir”. As part of today’s open day, the citizens had the opportunity to see the demonstration of martial arts by the special unit, Volci (Wolves).
The army presented itself on several stands that were set up on this occasion. The citizens had the opportunity to be informed about voluntary service in the ARM, which is the basic precondition for becoming a part of the professional composition of the ARM, they had the opportunity to get information about ongoing open calls for admission of professional soldiers and military pilots, they also had the opportunity to get acquainted with the study program offered by the Military Academy “General Mihailo Apostolski” and learn how to become future officers in the ARM, moreover, they had the opportunity to look at some of the armored vehicles of the ARM and get acquainted with some of the equipment used in the Army.
The video beam on the city square displayed video messages from members of the ARM and their superiors both from Macedonia and Mission Resolute Support in Afghanistan.