The 32th Infantry Battalion left for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to fulfil the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission there. The military unit will replace the 13th Infantry Battalion and will be officially transferred authority.
Commander of the Georgian Defence Forces General Major Giorgi Matiashvili and Western Commander Brigadier General Koba Grigolia bid farewell to the Georgian peacekeepers. Commander wished the military servicemen successful accomplishment of the mission and a peaceful return to the motherland.
The 32nd Battalion of III Infantry Brigade underwent all the steps of pre-deployment preparation for the RSM in Georgia. It is the second Georgian
Battalion which was trained for the peacekeeping mission in Georgia instead of Germany. The U.S. European Command representatives alongside the Georgian instructors highly appreciated the training level of the Georgian military servicemen .
The Georgian troops will be fulfilling the mission led by LTC Tariel Makharashvili for 6 month under the command of the U.S military forces and will be tasked with providing security of Bagram Air Field.