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  1. Omega Troops Saved the Life of Underage Terrorist

    2008-08-05 00:00:00/

    Larandia, Caquetá. Troops from the Special Caguán Commando, attached to the Omega Joint Task Force, save the life of an underage FARC member who was seriously injured when one of the explosive devices and he was carrying exploded in his hands.

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  2. One More Hero Dies in the Line of Duty

    2008-08-04 00:00:00/

    Complying with his citizen duty, on March 2004 young JOSE ANDRES RODRÍGUEZ is recruited into the National Army. This soldier born on April 2, 1984 in the municipality of Quimbaya, in the Department of Quindío, leaves his mother SORAYDA RODRÍGUEZ GÓMEZ. Along with his siblings ALEXANDER, DIANA Y MARIA, who received an exemplary life lessons, as a man who was always known for his values in the all of the barracks.

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  3. Paez Indigenous Tribes and the Ninth Brigade Committed to Peace

    2008-08-01 00:00:00/

    More than 2000 inhabitants of the Township of Rió Negro, in the municipality of Iquira, Huila, participated in the Humanitarian Events organized by the Army’s Ninth Brigade.

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  4. Éxito Department Stores Paid Homage to Colombian Armed Forces

    2008-08-01 00:00:00/

    Last night, department store chain, Éxito, paid homage to the Armed Forces for the operational results achieved during the last few months and for their part in the peace of mind for the Colombian people.

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  5. Soldiers and Policemen Freed in Operation ‘Checkmate’  Received Medals from Congress

    2008-07-31 00:00:00/

    Bogotá. The Second Commission of the Senate decorated 20 soldiers and 10 policemen as “Heroes of the Country”, among those receiving the awards were the personnel rescued last July 2 in the Operation Checkmate.

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  6. Words from General Mario Montoya Uribe, Commander of Colombian National Army Paying Homage to the Cavalry

    2008-07-30 00:00:00/

    I Have come to this historical field, where illustrious men of arms have served and where the glorious legend of the Colombian Cavalry has been forged, to commemorate our anniversary, to evoke that epic journey that opened the pillars of liberty for the land.

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  7. 2008-07-23 00:00:00/

    Leticia. With great pride Colombians celebrated 198 years of the historical independence of Colombia.

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  8. 2008-07-23 00:00:00/

    Colombia, who met during 11 days, at Corferias, space enjoyed the unprecedented cultural samples, tourism, arts and crafts, typical products, ecology, gastronomy, culture, folklore, religious ceremonies and representative projects from the different sectors of the economy in the country, were present to witness this latest version of the fair that would seek to exemplify each region of the country.

    More: The Army Closed Off the Ceremony with the Highest Honors at the VIII Colonies Fair [+]
  9. Army Commander Receives Award from Cundinamarca Governor’s Office

    2008-07-22 00:00:00/

    Bogotá. General Mario Montoya Uribe received the Orden Civil Cundinamarquesa ‘Antonio Nariño’, with an honor mention as Granadino; along with him they granted honors to the General Commander of the Armed Forces, General Freddy Padilla de León; the Commander of the Air Force, General Jorge Ballesteros Rodríguez; the Commander of the Navy, Guillermo Enrique Barrera Hurtado, and the Director of the National Police, General Óscar Adolfo Naranjo Trujillo.

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  10. 2008-07-21 00:00:00/

    Leticia, Amazonas. A total of 287 students from the Military School of Cadets ‘General José María Córdova’ among second lieutenants and cadets stationed at the facilities of the Jungle Battalion, made all the preparation efforts for the great military parade of the 20th of July, at the Amazon Fort.

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