Azerbaijani officers in Iraq decorated with US Navy ad Marine Corps Achievement Medal

Azerbaijani officers in Iraq decorated with US Navy ad Marine Corps Achievement Medal
# 29 May 2008 10:23 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Mahbube Gasimbeyli–APA. On May 28, four officers of Azerbaijani peacekeeping detachment in Iraq – Major Sadig Yahyazadeh, Captain Teyfour Rustamov, Captain Emin Novruzov and Senior Lieutenant Mehman Abdulrahmanov have been decorated with US Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for their exemplary services. Press-Service of the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan told APA. Azerbaijani peacekeepers have been rewarded more than once by NATO and Multinational Forces Commands for their professionalism and can-do abilities. Nine Azerbaijani Officers have been rewarded with US Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals so far.
Azerbaijani peacekeeping detachment was established in 1997, which is serving in the N base of Azerbaijani Armed Forces in Baku. Peacekeepers are passing intensive trainings in the education center of the base and are sent to the peacekeeping missions after the six-month service. Azerbaijan has sent 150 peacekeepers to Iraq and 45 to Afghanistan.

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